For Parents:

NEW! Parenting on the Spectrum: From Surviving to Thriving

On-Demand Course - Access Any Time

2 Modules 


This highly practical workshop is designed for parents of children and adolescents with autism spectrum conditions. Through an Acceptance Commitment Therapy framework, participants will learn how to promote flexibility in children and parents via:

-Recognising best times and best methods for teaching social expectations.
-Teaching of flexibility to young people to enable them to handle difficult thoughts and feelings as they emerge.
-Utilising language that promotes better listening and calmer responses.
-Understanding differences in brain function that impact a child’s responses.
-Preventing meltdowns.
-Assisting with “giving up” behaviours.
-Recognising the “why” behind a behaviour to help guide adult action with the best chance of success.
-Guiding young people towards a valued and meaningful life in the face of difficulty.

Each part is available as a PDF download, and there is also a PDF of both parts together with some suggested resources that can be downloaded from the part two video handouts!

For Practitioners:

Acceptance Commitment Therapy for the Autism Spectrum

On-Demand Course - Access Any Time

5 Modules 


After presenting successfully in international settings, Jodie is bringing her workshop online for the first time. Jodie will be sharing her unique use of ACT in a population that has proven particularly receptive to this well-established approach. The workshop will move beyond the basics of working with ASD so participants are expected to already be familiar with ASD. Participants will gain strategies and resources for implementing practice immediately. The workshop also includes live in-session demonstrations. In the spirit of ACT, Jodie will be providing all participants with a free copy of her 10-session ACT manual for practitioners working with anxious children.