Session 1 – What it means to have a learning disability
This session looks at what it means to have a learning disability. We consider the impact of your child’s diagnosis on them and the wider support system and the process of adjustment to the diagnosis. We also introduce some key skills to support you and your child.
Session 2 – Developing Differently
This session looks at how your child is developing differently including supporting your child to develop skills, encouraging positive interactions and emotion regulation.
Session 3 – Communication
This session looks at how your child communicates and how to support and adapt communication using a range of strategies including visuals and social stories.
Session 4 – Sensory and Health
This session considers your child’s sensory needs and how to adapt the environment to support them. It also covers physical health needs which may present different in your child.
Session 5 – Managing Behaviour
This session considers the function of your child’s behaviour. We also discuss how to respond to behaviour which challenges and consider strategies to try at home.
Session 6 – Sleep and Self Care
This session covers sleep and a discussion around self care and wellbeing.