Workshops

We run a variety of workshops throughout the year as detailed below. If you would AS Mentoring to run a workshop or training session for your business or community, please contact us at workshops@asmentoring.co.uk

'Supporting your young person to find work' (Course for Parents)

About: This course is designed for parents/carers of young adults with an ASC, to help them understand what they can - and can't - do to help their young person to prepare for the world of work, and how best to support them to find employment as they leave education. The workshop aims to give parents practical advice and ideas, and to signpost them to potential areas of further support and funding. Topic covered include:

  • Routes into work and higher education
  • Looking for work; the role that parents/carers can (and can't) play
  • Declaring an ASC diagnosis to an employer (when and how)
  • Reasonable Adjustments in the workplace
  • Available support

This course is funded by the National Autistic Society Surrey Branch for it's members and delivered by AS Mentoring.

For more information on location and booking, visit their site by clicking here

Date & time: Wednesday 26th April 2017, 10am-12:30pm (arrive at 9:45am for coffee beforehand)

Location: Guildford, Surrey

'Going to University' (Pilot course for Parents)

About: This is a pilot course offering information for parents on how to support their son or daughter with an ASC into higher education. The workshop will cover what support your young person can expect to receive at University and what to do to ensure they get the right support in place. We'll also be looking at the expectations of the University, and how to help prepare your young person for the change. The workshop will be delivered by two of our consultants who have supported students in Higher Educational settings across London and the South East for a number of years.

This course is funded by the National Autistic Society Surrey Branch for it's members and delivered by AS Mentoring.

For more information on location and booking, visit their site by clicking here

Date & time: Monday 8th May 2017, 10am-12:30pm (arrive at 9:45am for coffee beforehand)

Location: Guildford, Surrey