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AUTISM SUPPORT

Welcome!

I’m Elisa Ferriggi, an RDI consultant, providing autism support for families and professionals since 2003.

My programmes, workshops and resources focus on empowering parents and teachers – helping them to guide children in developing skills for their long-term future.

 

WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING

“The quality of our family life has improved significantly.  Kyle has significantly fewer meltdowns, is happier, less angry, more flexible, more capable of dealing with changes in his routine, and more independent.”

Nikki & Kevin

 

A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO AUTISM

Every child is unique and autism presents in many different ways, however, these are common core values that can be used in providing the most nurturing environment:

PARENTS ARE THE BEST RESOURCE A CHILD CAN HAVE

By equipping parents with the knowledge and tools to support their neuro-diverse child, stronger relationships and connections can be formed and maintained.

VIEWING THE CHILD HOLISTICALLY

It is important to take into account the child's full history, relationships, co-occurring conditions, diagnosis, health and mindset to provide the most suitable level of support for a child.

WHOLE FAMILY APPROACH

A whole family approach is important, so that every member feels valued and has their needs met.

DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH

Understanding neurotypical development is crucial in knowing how to support autistic people. I believe a developmental approach is the key to improving quality of life.

PEOPLE DO THE BEST THEY CAN WITH THE RESOURCES THAT HAVE AT ANY GIVEN TIME

Our best is always good enough – that’s true for parents as well as children – we do our best with the knowledge, skills and experience that we have doing their best at any given time, if they could do it more easily they would.

QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOME RATHER THAN QUICK FIXES

By focusing on long term goals and using a developmental approach to address many of the missing milestones and core features of autism through the guiding relationship, this will improve the quality of life outcome for the family and individual.

 
 

Upcoming Events

  • CORE Steps Jumpstart Week
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 24 Sep
    Daily online event
    24 Sep, 10:30 – 11:30 BST
    Daily online event
    During this week I'll be sharing with you how the CORE Steps programme works and what it entails for you to get the transformation you are looking for.
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  • Sleep Workshop
    Thu, 14 Oct
    Online workshop
    14 Oct, 10:00 – 11:30
    Online workshop
    Learn how to improve sleep in your household.
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  • CORE Steps Waiting List
    Starting end of September 2021
    12 week course
    Starting end of September 2021
    12 week course
    Join the waiting list to be first to know about when CORE Steps is available again.
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  • Think Autism Community
    Ongoing
    Online community
    Ongoing
    Online community
    If you have ever done a Think Autism information session or workshop, you are welcome to join the Think Autism Community for free. Go to the courses page to register for free or fee workshops and join the community.
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I offer a wide range of training and workshops on various topics (live and online) for teachers, support staff, parents and employers.
Click to find the support that’s right for you:

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AUTISM SUPPORT AND GUIDANCE FOR PARENTS

Range of 1:1 tailored support and various packages available depending on needs

 

CONTACT ME

07961027007

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