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Fairway Training’s Lead Trainer Danny Page recently visited Dame Ellen Pinsent School in Kings Heath, Birmingham to work with parents of autistic children as part of their ongoing remit to deliver exceptional support to a child’s development.

Dame Ellen Pinsent School is a forward thinking, award winning school for children aged between 4 – 11 years, who have a wide range of special educational needs. The school prides themselves on being a truly inclusive school with the expertise to meet a wide variety of special educational needs. The school currently has 120 pupils with 45 of the children living with Autism (ASD).

As part of their programme to deliver ongoing help and support to parents Lucy Kinsella, Development Manager asked Fairway Training to come in and speak to parents about Autism (ASD). The workshop covered the following areas, Understanding ASD, Managing the Anxiety, Communication, Practical Tips at Home & School and Empathy. At the end of the workshop the parents had a Q & A session whereby both parents and teachers discussed their experiences they have found over time and ways of creating successful strategies for the ongoing support and development of the children.. Read more