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Advocates for ADHD and ASD (Derby)

Group Leaders: David Steare and Carolyn Maw

Area: Derby City

Members Welcome From: Derby, suburbs and surrounds

Supports: ADHD and AS (Aspergers Syndrome)

Meetings: 1st or 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12 midday to 2:30pm

Meeting Location: Step In Family Centre, Stepping Lane, Derby DE1 1GJ.

Lunch time meetings held on the 3rd Friday of the month.

Various Guest speakers/Topics discussed.

For more information, please contact David c/o 01332 367958

Meeting Schedule:

- 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Parent chat time

- 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm Facilitated topic

- 2.00 pm – 2.30 pm Parent chat time

Meeting dates and topics proposed for the first half of 2012 are:

- Friday 20th January: How children with ASD and ADHD use play and how parents can play and enjoy it

- Friday 17th February: How to use praise and rewards to encourage our children’s angelic behaviour

- Friday 23rd March: What kind of discipline can we use when our children misbehave?

- Friday 20th April: What commands work and which don’t?

- Friday 18th May: What are natural consequences and how can they be used effectively?

- Friday 22nd June: How can we use ‘planned ignoring’ to reduce troublesome behaviour?

- Friday 13th July: What do we need to do to get ‘Time Out’ to work?



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