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Virtual Support Sessions – AC

As part of the Autism Central programme, Daisy Chain provides virtual support sessions to help support individuals and families.

Sessions are an opportunity for parents/carers of autistic and neurodivergent children to connect with each other and get advice from the Autism Central team.

This group is suitable for you if you have a child who is diagnosed / going through the diagnostic process / has been identified by a professional as having a need relating to: autism, ADHD, FASD, Sensory processing differences, anxiety and social and communication differences.

Upcoming Dad's Virtual Support sessions

  • Monday 5th August 6pm-7pm
  • Monday 9th September 6pm-7pm
  • Monday 7th October 6pm-7pm

Upcoming Parents and Carers of Teenage boys Virtual Support sessions:

  • Monday 29th July 5.30pm-7pm
  • Monday 9th September 5.30pm-7pm
  • Monday 23rd September 5.30pm-7pm

Upcoming Parents and Carers of Primary Age Children Virtual Support sessions:

  • Thursday 1st August 1pm-2.30pm
  • Thursday 15th August 1pm-2.30pm
  • Thursday 29th August 1pm-2.30pm
  • Thursday 12th September 1pm-2.30pm
  • Thursday 26th September 1pm-2.30pm

Upcoming Grandparents of Neurodivergent Children and Young People Virtual Support sessions:

  • Thursday 8th August 1pm-2.30pm
  •  Thursday 22nd August 1pm-2.30pm
  • Thursday 5th September 1pm-2.30pm
  • Thursday 19th September 1pm-2.30pm

Upcoming Parents and Carers of Teenage Girls Virtual Support sessions:

  • Tuesday 16th July 1pm-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 23rd July 1pm-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 30th July 1pm-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 6th August 1pm-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 13th August 1pm-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 20th August 1pm-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 27th August 1pm-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 3rd September 1pm-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 10th September 1pm-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 17th September 1pm-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 24th September 1pm-2.30pm


These online sessions are free and open to families living in the North East and Yorkshire. Autism Central offers families and carers of autistic people high-quality and easily accessible autism education, training, and support through peer educators, alongside a dedicated website. Peer educators are autistic people, and parents and carers of autistic people, who have been trained to support other families. Daisy Chain Project hub is delivering Autism Central in the North East & Yorkshire NHS England region.

Upcoming Virtual Support Sessions for Parents and Carers who in Social Care:

  • Tuesday 30th July 6pm - 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 27th August 6pm - 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 10th September 6pm - 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 24th September 6pm - 7.30pm

Upcoming Parents and Carers who work in Education Settings Virtual Support sessions:

  • Monday 15th July 5.30pm-7pm
  • Monday 12th August 5.30pm-7pm
  • Monday 23rd September 5.30pm-7pm
These sessions are for parents and carers of neurodivergent children and young people who feel unable to join in on other sessions as they work in school or social care settings. If you are a professional wanting to explore further training please email

Please book a space for each individual session. A link to the session will be sent to you via email prior to it starting. You can access these sessions if you are a parent/carer/family member. You must book before 12pm the day before the session you'd like to attend to receive a link - any bookings received after this time may not be added to the register.


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