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Welcome to the Group: Reframing Autism,

The mission of this group is to help parents and carers of children with autism to shift our focus from causes and cures, to move beyond our preoccupation with interventions and therapies, and instead to embrace the unique gifts our children have to offer.

Together, let’s re-frame our autism journeys to see the opportunity, the optimism, the hope, and the joy of parenting Children with Autism

In this Group, you can expect to be inspired by:

  • Formal presentations by autistic experts, and experts in autism, on topics that are relevant to your child (think sensory processing, wellbeing, communication possibilities, stimming, passions, mental health, inclusion, and acceptance);

  • An introduction to the neurodiversity movement, and to how it can empower you and your child;

  • An approach to appreciating your child’s individual strengths by embracing their autism, and

  • The opportunity to meet and grow with a group of like-minded parents who want to create a world which embraces their child’s exceptionalities and gifts.


This Topic: Understanding Autistic Behaviours

In this practical workshop, Autistic facilitator, Dr Melanie Heyworth, will give you first-hand experiences to help you to understand some possible reasons for your child’s behaviours. Reframe how you think about Autistic behaviours, discuss different ways to approach behaviours with other parents, and develop an empathy for your child’s experiences to help you determine strategies for support that are respectful and loving.



Child Minding available by booking only.



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