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Programme Name
Transitioning to secondary school for children with ASD
Summary of Topics Covered
Children with ASD can find change difficult, as they rely on routine to sign-post them through social encounters in everyday life. One of the biggest changes is in moving from primary school to secondary school at a time when they are just coming to terms with adapting to normal, busy life. This talk aims to explore the most common issues faced by children and examine some practical and useful tips for parents to help their children make the transition in a controlled and safe and enjoyable manner. The talk will address the following points:
• Before starting school
• Ten Ways to Help Your Child Get Organised
• Going to school – Do’s and Don’ts
• During School – using daily checklist/timetable
• Before Coming Home – Check, Check, Check
• Homework Routine - using weekly checklist/timetable
• Handy Tables/Checklists (handouts on the night)
Age group of child/ren that course applies to
Primary School children
Who is this course/event for?
Newbridge, Co. Kildare
Venue Details
Newbridge Community Library, Athgarvan Road, Newbridge, Co. Kildare, W12 W861
Start Date
End Date
Start Time
07:00 pm
Finish Time
08:00 pm
Once off Event
Free event but booking required
How to book a place?
Contact Newbridge Community Library on 045 906 130 or email
Programme provider
Kildare Library & Arts Service
Name of Facilitator
The Sunflower Clinic

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