Meltdowns and Shutdowns (for parents and carers)

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From: Thursday 19 November 2020
At: 2-4pm
Where: Via zoom


Course Description

Coping with Meltdowns and Shutdowns

This workshop is delivered by Aspie Trainers, a project which supports autistic adults to design and deliver engaging, high quality autism training which mixes thorough and up-to-date research and theory with the practical lived experiences of the trainers themselves.

This is a 2 hour virtual workshop for parents, carers and family members of children and young people.

By the end of this workshop students will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between a meltdown, a shutdown and a temper tantrum
  • Identify how having a meltdown or shutdown commonly impacts on an autistic person
  • Understand the factors which contribute to autistic people experiencing meltdowns and/or shutdowns
  • Explore ways to reduce the likelihood of meltdowns or shutdowns
  • Identify ways to support autistic people during and after meltdowns and shutdowns

To find out more and to book onto the course please visit the eventbrite website.

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