We offer a range of workshops and learning opportunities for the parents and/or carers of autistic or neurodivergent individuals.  The majority of these sessions are free to access and the topics on offer vary according to need.  These sessions can be booked on our website and are delivered virtually.



Our Family Support Team run weekly one-hour sessions remotely by Zoom, covering a variety of topics. The topics below are examples only and this list is not exhaustive. It is designed to give you an idea of the content we can cover, but if there are any specific sessions you would like us to host please do let us know.

We love to hear your feedback and will do our best to accommodate:

  • Introduction to neurodiversities
  • Girls and autism
  • Transition back to school
  • Supporting with sleep and eating
  • Wellbeing for parents and carers
  • Sensory
  • Anxiety
  • Behaviour
  • Eating disorders
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Our sessions are relaxed and informal and a great opportunity to gain knowledge and share tips and ideas.

For further information about upcoming sessions and to book a place please visit:


Tel 01642 531248 (Option 0)

Our Key Working Team provide these workshops for parents/carers who have a child/young person aged 4-18 years with an autism diagnosis or a learning disability. The course is free of charge and can be accessed by parents/carers living in Stockton, Hartlepool, Darlington, Redcar & Cleveland, Middlesbrough and Durham.

Positive Behaviour Support is a person-centred framework to support children/young people with behaviour that challenges. The course has been co-developed by parents and Positive Behaviour Support trainers. The sessions run virtually for 21/2 hours over 3 consecutive weeks.

For further information, or to discuss suitability and availability of sessions please contact

The Key Working Team at Daisy Chain: keyworking@daisychainproject.co.uk

What parents/carers have said about our training . . .

“It was easy to understand and explained brilliantly. The knowledge I gained helped my confidence in supporting my child.”

“It made me realise the things we are doing are right and that when it doesn’t work why. I feel positive and that I can help my little boy and that I should trust my own instincts.”

“My husband listened in and he got a lot out of it. Until now I have primarily been responsible for the care of my autistic children.”

Using a tiered approach, the Tees Valley Sleep Service provides telephone support & resources, sleep workshops and 1:1 sleep assessments which, if all tiers have been accessed, can include the creation of a bespoke sleep plan. The service can be accessed by families if your child has an additional health or development need and is between the age of 2 ½ and 18 years.

For further information on these workshops please contact:

Visit: https://teesvalleysleepservice.co.uk/

Tel: 01642 531248

Email: sleepservice@daisychainproject.co.uk




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