On Thursday the 4th of April ASD Ashford will be running some training for parents. The training will be delivered by Austin Hughes, training officer for Anna Kennedy Online.
There are still a small number of spaces left.
There are 2 sessions running,
9.00 till 12.30pm Challenging Behaviour
1.00pm till 4.00pm Sensory Issues.
It will held at the Rainbow Center (mash) in Ashford Kent.
There is a small charge of £10 for one session or £15 for both.
Places must be booked in advance to receive a booking form please email
Austin is a former actor/singer who in his spare time would volunteer and
work in and around many disabilities. Not happy with some of what he saw, Austin developed his own workshops.
His interest in autism grew from a friend that was on the ‘spectrum’. He
learned how to build strong bonds and understanding by putting himself in the shoes of the person he’s working with – seeing life from their point of view.
After suffering a serious head/brain injury in 2007 Austin was left with his
own disabilities which brought about a change in his career. Working within autism became his main focus as he trained and enjoyed working for the NAS.
He was Senior Behavioural Support and Training Officer for Anna Kennedy Online, before becoming Community Sports Manager for The West Ham Foundation. www.whufc.com/news/articles/2018/january/03-january/celebrating-another-fantastic-year-work-community
Austin has been delivering training with ASD Ashford over the last 4 years nd has helped many of our members. He has always been hugely supportive of what we do as group, and it's fair to say he has been taken to the hearts of our families.
It was with great pleasure that in February 2014, he came on board as our Patron.