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BAS Support Blocks

Bristol Autism Support run special support blocks for specific topics.  Each session includes a presentation and time for discussion. No diagnosis is required to join these groups.   Please note places are limited and attendees are expected to attend all sessions. These groups are for parents and carers living in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset or BANES.

April – July 2024 Groups

6-week – Supporting Distress and Behaviours that Challenge – Thursday mornings in Knowle West 9.45am-12.15pm

A 6-week course and discussion group for parents/carers of children that present behaviours that they may find challenging. No diagnosis is required to join this group.  The group will meet in person at Knowle West Media Centre starting on Thursday 18th April. Click here for more information and to book.

3 Week – New to Autism for families of children 11-17 -Wednesdays Online 10am-2.30pm

A 3-week course and discussion group for parents/carers of children aged 11-17 who are new to autism, either awaiting an autism assessment or recently diagnosed.  The group held online using zoom starting on Wednesday 8th May. Click here for more information and to book.

6-week -New to Autism for families of children under 11 – Tuesday mornings in Knowle West 9.45am-12.15pm

A 6-week course and discussion group for parents/carers of children aged below 11 who are new to autism, either awaiting an autism assessment or recently diagnosed. No diagnosis is required to join this group.  The group will meet in person at Knowle West Media Centre starting on Tuesday 4th June. Click here for more information and to book.

3 Week – Anxiety & Masking  – Wednesdays Online 10am-2.30pm

A 3-week course and discussion group aimed at helping parents and carers support their autistic child with anxiety and masking. The group will be held online using zoom starting on Wednesday 12th June. Click here for more information and to book.

Sensory Processing Differences – Monday’s Online 10am-12 noon

A 6-week course and discussion group for parents/carers of children with sensory differences. The group will meet online starting on Monday 3rd June – Click here for more information and to book.

Other Support Block topics:

  • Communicating with children who are non-speaking
  • Supporting Autistic Girls

If you have any questions relating to our support blocks or want to be added to the waiting list for these sessions please contact – jade@bristolautismsupport.org