Early Bird is an early intervention course for parents and carers of children under 6 years old with a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder. Early Bird aims to support parents by empowering and helping them facilitate their child’s social communication and behaviour in their natural environment. It also helps parents to establish good practice in supporting their child at an early age.
Early Bird will help you:
– Understand your child’s autism
– Get yourself into your child’s world
– FInd ways to develop interaction and communication
– Develop and understanding of your child’s behaviour
– Learn how to use structure to support your child
The course draws from an well-established practice in the field of autism. The approaches used include:
– The National Autistic Society SPELL framework
– Techniques from the TEACCH approach
– Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
We work with at least six families at a time. Two places are allocated to each family. The programme lasts for 8 weeks and combines parent group sessions with individual child sessions, when video video feedback is used to help parents apply what they have learnt. Parents will have a weekly commitment of a 120 mins course session and ongoing work with their child at home.
Where? SPOT Central, 17/F, Wing’s Building, 110-116 Queen’s Road Central, Central
When? 8 weeks on Wednesdays at 9:30am-11:30am from April 19 to June 7
Run by Jane Murrihy, child and educational psychologist
How much? 14,000HKD per family (this will include 2x 30 minutes individual session with your child).
Please note that the online credit card payment will incur an extra 4% handling fee. Please call the clinic if you would like to make a bank transfer
Payment for group must be made in full prior to first session. In order to maintain the group numbers consistency, there will be no refund or make up sessions offered unless a doctor’s certificate is provided.