Parents and Caregivers

We know it is a tough time when your child or the person you are taking care of obviously needs help, but there is no way to access the service or skills you need to assist them at the time.

There is a lot you can do as a parent or guardian to help, and a lot of it is contained in this website.
We have curated the courses and talks most relevant and requested by parents below.
The courses below are a mixture of Fee and Free courses.

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Better Together

We have site subscriptions for groups of parents that are more cost effective then getting courses individually. Discounts start from 2 or more people.
Check it out below before paying for an individual course.
Autism Support Pack

Access to a online video courses run on this website for 1 year.

Down Syndrome Pack

Access to online video courses relevant to DS run on this website for 1 year.

Behaviour Pack

Access to Behaviour video courses run on this website for 1 year.

All Access Course Pack

Access to ALL online video courses run on this website for 1 year.

Parent Courses

€30

A short, to the point, helpful course in order to quickly get to grips with supporting someone with Autism. Presented by Lisa Domican CEO & Founder GraceApp

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“Autism 101 gives a clearer understanding from the child’s experience and will be of benefit to individual children within my care.”

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“Thank you very much, I really enjoyed the course and found the resources very helpful”

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“Great to have someone talking that has first hand experience in supporting children with autism”

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“I liked how the course was presented, easy to listen and watch and very approachable and understandable even for people completely new to the autism world.”

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“I liked the hands on presentation, which gave very clear examples that I could relate to children i am working with.”

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“It will definitely help me with my work as an SNA. Thank you”

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“I like the way she makes it interesting from her own personal experiences with her own children. It confirms that what she does works as it has been tried and tested. I like the way in which she invites you to go further with everything.”

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“I learned that it is acceptable for a child to want to ‘escape’ from a situation. That we as educators must take a better look at what is going on, at what the child wants to escape from and why. I learned that it is acceptable to make a ‘safe zone’ within the classroom with cushions etc as a private spot for the child to recharge.”

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“I liked how real life situations were given rather than it being focused on hypotheticals.”

€30

Total Communication and AAC 101. What the term AAC covers, what types of AAC there are, and how to support an AAC user. Presented by Marijke Morris SLT

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“I liked the positive emphasis, the highlighting of the importance of the student’s autonomy and enjoyment and the practical approach she had!”

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“I liked how each form of communication was covered and the pros and cons to each and everyone. I also liked how it was explained how you can prompt the person without going straight to tell the person.”

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“Good overview of AAC devices and allowed user to gain knowledge and make proper choice in what suits students best”

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“I really liked every aspect of this course and feel that I can take a lot of information away from it.”

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“I really enjoyed AAC Devices 101”

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“I learned that no one system, may be adequate and the technology may be used for different purposes”

€35

A short introduction to Speech Sound Disorders, how to recognise them and help support a child who may have one. Presented by Jennifer Grundulis SLT

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“I really enjoyed it & I will recommend it to other SNAs & Teachers. I look forward to putting the information I learned into practice.”

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“I found the dyspraxia speech disorder very interesting and learnt the importance of using visuals.”

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“So much information given. I have notes upon notes and Jennifer was excellent.”

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“The course was very informative. It covered alot in a short space of time. Interesting and practical advice given. I learned alot.”

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“This course covered a huge range of speech disorders , and explained them all very thoroughly.”

€10

Lets talk about emotional regulation. We all need it. How do you encourage it with someone who has difficulties? Presented by Marijke Morris SLT

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“I really liked the comparison between the t- Rex and the scale, I think a child would really enjoy this”

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“I liked the section which explained the visual aids required to make emotional regulation a success.”

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“I liked the walkthrough of emotional support documents”

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“I learned not to say calm down or don’t be angry/sad. I feel sometimes this can be a normal reaction but from now on I will be saying “What will make us feel a little less ………””

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“I learned that it’s ok to let a child have these emotions, as long as we provide them with tools to help them come back down the scale again to help them feel ok”

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“I really enjoyed it and I learned a lot from it. Thank you!”

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“It is important to allow the child to express their emotions but that you should give them strategies to cope with these big emotions”

€30

A short introduction to Down Syndrome, what it is, and the most common presentation in children. Presented by Marijke Morris SLT

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“I have been working with some pupils with down syndrome and was never told a lot of this. I learned lots of practical tips that I can use. Thanks”

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“Course was really well presented and full of practical strategies”

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“The different ways that you can alter your teaching to cater for their difficulties. The fact that they are a child with down syndrome and not a down syndrome child -lovely! The verbal and memory difficulties and how to help them in class – found very interesting.”

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“The practical tips on helping a child with down syndrome, such as giving choice, being aware that their physical or health problems may be impacting on their ability to learn in the classroom.”

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“It gave a clear insight into all ages of a child with Down syndrome and the difficulties they may face along the way, I found the course very interesting.”

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“Found it very interesting. As someone who already works in a special needs school there was plenty of content that would really help me when working with a child who has down syndrome.”

€35

Children with communication difficulties need extra practice. Typical kids need hundreds of repetitions of a word to learn a word (except for swear words) and kids with communication difficulties often need more than that.

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“I enjoyed this course especially as there were videos to demonstrate all the elements of trying to encourage communication.”

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“The short videos were very helpful and gave great ideas to try”

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“I didn’t realize how many opportunities there were each day to work on communication, both formally and informally. Excellent”

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“All the different strategies for teaching communicaton. All techniques were clearly explained. The use of the child alongside the lecturer in the video made it a lot easier to understand.”

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“I really liked that there were videos to demonstrate how to use the different strategies. I find these very useful as for myself, I find it easier to learn when I am able to see exactly how the techniques are used.”

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“I like the real life footage, putting the strategies in place”

Free

What are Communication Passports, how to create them, and why you always need them for children and adolescents with communication difficulties. Presented by Marijke Morris SLT

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“Great tips and ideas to help me with the children I work with.”

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“I had never of heard of this before so it was all new!”

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“Thoroughly enjoyed the session, lots of practical ideas and tips.”

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“Engaging presenter !! Lots of useful information.”

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“Love the examples and template! Very useful.”

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“Loved the style of the video and the fact you could see the pages of the passport as she was explaining them.”

€10

A social story is a great tool to help manage expectations, which can often lead to a reduction in what is often termed 'Problem behaviour'.

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“I loved the way it was presented and so clearly explained, also how she said to use phrases like sometimes/ I will try etc, it gives the child the understanding that they will not always get it right nor are they expected too.”

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“I learned about choosing something that interest them to base the social story on, also the importance of positivity & not setting the child up to fail”

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“Loved it!! Haven’t used Social Stories before. Can’t wait to check out websites recommended.”

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“I learned that it is very important to use the right phrases. That verbal children can help to write social stories with you as opposed to having it written for them.”

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Short overview about behaviour. This topic comes up a lot in requests from parents, teachers and carers alike. But… what is behaviour?

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“The speaker is very articulate and explains things very well. the eight things to consider give a good overview of how best to manage behaviour so as not to negatively impact the child.”

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“The eight area’s covered each had their own learning, from the use of the abc approach to grandma’s rule it is important to consider how our reaction to each situation can impact the child.”

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“I liked the ideas strategies and scenarios explained. I will try to incorporate these in the Early Years”

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“The presenter gave very clear instructions on how to help a child with behaviours that challenge. The 8 points were very simply put and easy to follow.”

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