POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, you can still email enquiries to for dates in the future from June onwards


We have a few places left on the following courses below

if you are interested you must live in within the Eastern Cheshire CCG area

Please email for more information or to book your place


The Barnardo’s Cygnet six week programme is widely recognised for its award winning parenting support programme that is now available to parent/carers of diagnosed children on the autistic spectrum aged 5-18. Running for 6 sessions over 6 weeks for 3hrs


April 23rd, 30th, ~May 7th, 14th, 21sdt, June 4th


June 11th, 18th, 25th, July 2nd, 9th, 16th


Puberty, Sexual Wellbeing and Relationships (PSR)

These additional six sessions to the Cygnet core programme is delivered to parent/carers of diagnosed children after they have completed the Cygnet programme for ages 11-18yrs

Running for 6 sessions over 6 weeks for 3hrs


June 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, July 6th, 13th


Sensory Knowledge and Skills

Running for 2 sessions over 2 weeks for 2hrs, this course will offer parent/carers a bigger insight into sensory issues and how making small changes can make a huge difference to your child/young person.


March 2nd, 6th


June 15th, 22nd


Good Sleep in ASC

Running for 3 sessions over 3 weeks for 2hrs, this course aims to help parent/carers understand difficulties in sleep and provide techniques which can help your child/young person.


June 10th, 17th, 24th


Promoting Positive Behaviour

Running for 3 sessions over 3 weeks for 2hrs, this course will be looking at behaviour and communication in ASC.   How to promote positive behaviour therefore helping your child/young person to self-regulate


April 27th, May 11th, June 1st


June 8th, 15th, 22nd


Anxiety Skills Programme

Running for 7 sessions over 7 weeks for 2hrs, this very intensive programme will be not only assist parent/cares how help parent/carers manage their own anxieties


March 25th, April 1st, 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th, 20th


June 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, July 1st, 8th, 15th


Parent/Carer ASC Skills Programme

This seven week programme of workshops offers an overview of;

Running for 7 sessions over 7 weeks for 2hrs


March 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, April 20th, 27th, May 5th


Supporting Siblings

This one off session will run for 6hrs either on a Saturday or Sunday for siblings aged 10-16yrs. This will give the siblings understanding of what Autism is and how it can affect their brother or sister. This will be delivered in a “play” environment and the children/young people will stay and have lunch with our Staff Team.

March 29th

April 26th

June 14th

July 19th