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Comprehensive training sessions on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are to be held at Spraoi agus Spórt in Carndonagh later this month.

Families Reaching Out Group, funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs Shared Island Civic Society, is bringing Solas BT7 to provide sessions that aim to empower both staff and parents by enhancing their understanding and practical skills in supporting individuals with autism.

Parents of children with additional needs are welcome to Spraoi agus Spórt on Monday, May 20 from 7pm to 9pm and  Tuesday, May 21 from 9:30am to 11:30am. The sessions will cover topics that include understanding ASD, visuals and communication, emotions, resilience, and emotional regulation.

Training facilitators Kathryn and Michelle are both professionals from Solas BT7 in Belfast and bring a wealth of experience in supporting children with additional needs. Michelle holds a master’s degree in Autism, while Kathryn possesses level 3 and level 4 diplomas in supporting individuals with autism and learning disabilities, alongside a level 5 diploma in childcare and leadership. Kathryn oversees the early intervention program for two to four-year-olds, while Michelle coordinates home support and therapeutic services at Solas.

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