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Parenting Special Children - Autism and Suicide Workshop – Reading 9th & 16th October

Autism and Suicide Workshop – Reading

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Two linked workshops for parents/carers of children and young people with Autism (diagnosed or awaiting assessment), who live, or attend a school, in Berkshire.

Topic based workshops covering:

Session one (9 October)

  • What does research tell us about suicidality in autistic children and young people?
    • Prevalence
    • Risk factors
  • Looking at suicidality in autistic children and young people from a holistic perspective
    • School, family, wider society

Session two (16 October)

  • Support strategies to reduce suicide risk and enhance wellbeing
  • Looking at existing suicide prevention resources that might work best for autistic children and young people

Cost: £20 per person.

Please click here to book.

These workshops will be led by PSC specialist parenting practitioner Jo Billington. Other areas of PSC work receive no funding at all, for example our Helpline, so we are always grateful for any donations however large or small.

Please note that we cannot accommodate children at this event.

Who to contact

0118 9863532

Where to go

The Arcade Building
Glebe Road

Time / Date Details

When is it on
9th & 16th October
Time of day
Session Information
7pm - 9pm

Other Details


£20 per person

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