Workshops for parents

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

'Going to University' (Surrey)

About: We will provide information for parents on how to support their son or daughter with an ASC into higher education. The workshop aims to give parents an insight into some of the difficulties people with an Autistic Spectrum Conidtion (ASC) experience in the transition to University, what support is available, how to get it and how to navigate the process. Topics will include:

  • Things to consider when deciding whether (and which) university is a good choice
  • Difficulties experienced by ASC Students
  • Sources of support at university
  • Disabled Students Allowance and the assessment process
  • Strategies for managing at university

Snacks and cold drinks will be provided, please bring your own lunch.

AS Mentoring reserves the right to cancel this workshop should it not meet minimum booking numbers

Date & time: Tuesday 30th April 2019, 9:45 for 10am start - 2:30pm

This workshop is being subsidised by the National Autistic Society Surrey Branch for it's members. 

For more information on location and booking, please email events@nassurreybranch.org with 'Going to Uni' as the subject line.

'Supporting your young person to find work' (London)

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

Snacks and cold drinks will be provided, please bring your own lunch.

AS Mentoring reserves the right to cancel this workshop should it not meet minimum booking numbers

Date & time: 2019 TBC

Location: TBC

Cost: £40 + VAT/person (£48/person total)

Payment: We will be taking credit or debit card payments on the day. (please note we will not be accepting cash or cheque)

How to book a place: email workshops@asmentoring.co.uk with your full name, name and date of workshop you wish to attend. Please list any reasonable adjustments or adaptations you will require on the day to access the workshop.