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Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

We are presenting our Autism Spectrum Post-diagnostic Information Day online. We have prepared talks on:

  • What is ASD?
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • ASD and Sleep
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Sensory Processing
  • ASD and feeding

These talks have been developed for parents of children who have just received a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum. However, they may also be useful for professionals.

What is ASD? The Autism Spectrum Explained

An illustrated talk by Joshua Nice, Clinical Psychologist at The Rainbow Centre, Ashford.

Challenging Behaviour with Children with ASD

An illustrated talk by Joshua Nice, Clinical Psychologist at The Rainbow Centre, Ashford. 

Children with ASD and Sleep Difficulties

An illustrated talk by Joshua Nice, Clinical Psychologist at The Rainbow Centre, Ashford

Emotional Regulation for Children with ASD

An illustrated talk by Dr Jenny Harbridge, Clinical Psychologist at Shepway Child Health.

Introduction to Sensory Processing for Children with ASD: Part 1

An illustrated talk by Stella Parkinson, Paediatric Occupational Therapist at The Rainbow Centre, Ashford.

Introduction to Sensory Processing for Children with ASD: Part 2

An illustrated talk by Stella Parkinson, Paediatric Occupational Therapist at The Rainbow Centre, Ashford.

ASD and Feeding

An illustrated talk on ASD and feeding by Clinical Psychologist Dr Anna Van Heuvel

Interests, routines, obsessions and compulsions

An illustrated talk on interests routines obsessions and compulsions in children with ASD by dClinical Psychologist Dr Emma Girling.

We would like to hear your feedback on the presentations, so that we can continue to improve our service. Please complete this online survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ZVL55SL

Useful links

The Kent Handbook for Families

Information for families with children with autism and ADHD and links to videos on anxiety, sleep and emotion regulation