This is a series of four webinars delivered by two experts in the field of wellbeing and anxiety - Kelly Hannaghan and Emma Kaye. The aims of the webinars are to provide both parents and their children with guidance and support on how they can improve their self-esteem, confidence and reduce anxiety. There is a specific webinar that focuses on how to support children with autism around their possible increased levels of anxiety.
Parents and carers will receive practical strategies and solutions to the issues that they may currently be experiencing.
Supporting my child with Stress and Anxiety
- Spotting the signs of how children and young people demonstrate stress and anxiety
- Developing communication strategies to unravel stress and anxiety in your child
- A Positive toolkit for supporting your child's wellbeing
Helping my Child Develop Self-esteem and Confidence
- Knowing when your child is lacking in self-esteem and confidence
- Strategies, skills, and methods to boost your child's self-esteem and confidence
- Maintaining positivity within your child
Practical Ways of Relieving Parent and Child Stress and Anxiety
- Exploring how therapeutic skills can support both you and your child
- Addressing emotional health with therapeutic activities
- Maintaining a holistic approach for family wellbeing
Supporting Parents to Cope with Increased Anxiety in Autistic Children as a Result of COVID 19
- Exploring Need – how can I support my autistic child to manage anxieties around the changes due to COVID-19
- Addressing needs – how to help my autistic child manage anxieties
- Practical ways to manage anxiety for autistic children
About the Authors
Kelly Hannaghan is a Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant who has spent her professional career passionately putting wellbeing at the heart of education. Kelly is an active speaker and writer of wellbeing in education and is recognised by by the DfE, NCB, The Anna Freud Centre and The Education Support Partnership.
Emma Kaye is a Specialist Teacher in Special Educational Needs (BA Hons, EYPS, NNEB. PTUK) with an extensive background in Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND), specialising in Autism. Emma is also a qualified Play Therapist.