Parent Workshops

Cygent Courses

At Crowdys Hill we have gained the license to deliver the Barnardos ‘Cygnet Course’.  This is a course on ‘supporting parents with children aged 5-18 on the autistic spectrum’. We are in the process of setting up this programme and at this stage would like to gain parental interest. 

If interested in attending please contact Emily Russell at the school for details of the next Cygent Course - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

As part of Cygnet there are 3 courses we will be offering:-

Course 1 – Supporting parents with children on the autistic spectrum (x7 sessions)
Course 2 – Siblings Course ( 2 hour session)
Course 3 – Puberty ( 2 hour session)
Course 4 – Sleep (2 hour session)
To access course 2, 3 or 4 you must first complete the full Cygnet Course 1 with Crowdys Hill trainers.

Overview of Main Cygnet course (course 1)

The course is divided into 7 weekly sessions, each lasting approx. 2.5-3 hours.
Session 1 – Introduction to the course
Session2 – Overview of Autism
Session 3 – Sensory needs
Session 4 – Communication
Session 5 – Understanding Behaviour
Session 6 – Supporting behaviour
Session 7 – Evaluation of course
You must be able to attend all sessions and stay for the duration of each session. If you miss sessions you will need to re start the programme.

For more information, follow the link to Barnardos website

 Current course offer letter

Date this page was last modified:  30 November 2022



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