SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Wolverhampton Grammar School is hosting a free, open seminar about the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for any parents and practitioner interested to learn more about the condition on Saturday 15th November, 10am – 12pm.

This unique event delivered by OpAL (the School’s dedicated support service for children who require additional supported learning) in collaboration with Val Jones, Spectra Autism Inclusion Service Ltd is open to anyone interested in learning more about how they can best support a school-age child with ASD.

The morning will include:

  • An introduction and overview of the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Guidance on how teachers and parents can recognise and assist ASD students
  • Discussion topics around coping with pressures of school work, supporting work in class, friendships, homework and organisation and the transition to Higher Education
  • Open Q&A and refreshments available

This seminar will provide a perfect opportunity for anyone seeking practical advice on how to help their child with the everyday challenges of work pressures, stress or organisation of their time, together with helpful tips on how to support work at home.

Places for this event are limited  and pre-registration is essential. Please contact Gail Evans, Wolverhampton Grammar School email: gle@wgs-sch.net to reserve your place.

Note to Editors:

OpAL (Opportunities through Assisted Learning) is Wolverhampton Grammar School’s nationally recognised model for successful inclusion of bright dyslexic children in an academic school.

Spectra Autism Inclusion Service Ltd offers flexible, bespoke support and advice to individuals and a range of organisations including schools who work with children and young people with needs related to the autism spectrum.

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