Attachment-focussed Time Out for Special Needs

This is an adapted version of our evidence-based ‘Time Out for Special Needs’ course and has attachment theory underpinning all modules. It is aimed at parents/carers of children who have experienced trauma and have special needs and/or disabilities.

This course is open to adoptive parents, special guardians, foster carers, kinship carers etc. living in the funded areas of Berkshire. Please get in touch if you would like to set it up for your families.

Topics covered include:

  • Key themes are:
    • Impact of trauma
    • Understanding SEND
    • Symptom overlap with ASD/ADHD
    • Building blocks of Attachment
    • Understanding & managing behaviour
    • Stress & resilience
    • Life story work
    • School issues for LAAC, EHCP, Pupil Premium etc.
    • Secondary trauma to carers


Please note: This course is only suitable for Parents/Carers. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide childcare, or accommodate children unless otherwise stated.

  • COST Varies - as per funding situation
  • DURATION A 7 week programme, with each session lasting 2 hours
  • DELIVERED BY Trained Parenting Practitioners, who are also parents of children with specific learning needs
  • FREQUENCY This course typically runs every term

Upcoming Courses

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