Autism Seminars for Families (previously known as the help! programme) are a series of one-day family support seminars.

The seminars are for parents and carers of children with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome of all ages and provide information, advice and support.

Seminar pllaces may be booked by clicking on the bookwhen links below. For any queries about the seminars, please email or phone 01606 783295
All our events are free to parents, but we would appreciate a voluntary donation of £5 per family as we receive no funding from either NAS or CWaC for our work.

The next seminars we are offering can be viewed below.


Dee Banks School, Sandy Lane, Chester

Guest Speaker will be Sylvia Lowery. She will be delivering a talk entitled ‘Autism Parent Burnout and How To Prevent It’.

11th July @ 7.30pm

To book click on the link


Autism Education Programme (AEP)

This course is run by Karen McGuiness, one of our volunteers with a degree in Autism (Children) from Birmingham University.

This is NOT an NAS Family Seminar.

This informative 6-week course aimed at parents/carers of children and young people who are on the autism spectrum

 Starting Monday 18th September 2017, 9:30am – 12.30 pm, for 6 weeks. 

at The Bungalow, Rosebank School, Townfield Lane, Barnton, Cheshire CW8 4QP

Units include:

1)      What is the autism spectrum?

2)      Social and emotional understanding.

3)      Communication and language.

4)      Flexibility of thought and behaviour.

5)      Sensory perception and responses.

6)      Supporting your child and sources of support.


We accept self-referral, referrals from Community Paediatricians and CAMHS, particularly if your child has received a diagnosis of being on the autism spectrum or is on the diagnostic pathway.

How do I book?

Go to and fill in your details.


We want to keep cost to a minimum but in order to cover the cost of room hire, we would ask for payment of £15 per person for the entire course. Please note your booking is NOT confirmed until payment is made.

For more information please email