Autism News and Events from the Louth & Meath area

Sibshop - Sibling Workshops

Sep 19, 2016 - Sibshops are best described as opportunities for brothers and sisters of children with special health and developmental needs to obtain peer support and education within a recreational context. Sibshops are lively, pedal-to-the-metal celebrations of the many contributions made by brothers and sisters of children with special needs. Sibshops acknowledge that being the brother or sister of a person with special needs is for some a good thing, others a not-so-good thing, and for many somewhere in between. Read more

Free Talk for Parents - How to build resisience within ourselves

Sep 19, 2016 - Wed 21st September – 7.00pm Parent Talk by Psychologist Shane Martin – Moodwatchers THE PSYCHOLOGY OF BOUNCIBILITY – How to build resilience within ourselves One reality about this life is the inevitability of experiencing challenge and crisis as part of the journey. Stress within our homes and communities has increased significantly in recent years. We need to know how to stay strong, how to 'box cleverly' during challenges and how to protect our health. Resilience is the ability to adapt to the challenges of life. It’s about bouncing back rather than falling apart. Science has uncovered specific traits/factors linked to better outcomes during periods of challenge. These can be utilised at work and within our lives in general to make us more resilient. Read more

Series of 3 talks on how best to support your child in a behaviour outburst, how to stay safe and how to move forward after an incident

Sep 19, 2016 - a series of 3 talks on how best to support your child in a behaviour outburst, how to stay safe and how to move forward after an incident delivered by Teresa King and Sonia Callaghan Read more