ASD Families and Education Day

Relaxed and Informative Events about Autistic Adults and Children

Choose a date and attend one or more sessions, or save money with the all day ticket:

  • Talk 1 (1hr): The essentials of Autism are explained in an accessible and enjoyable way
  • Talk 2 (1hr): Learn the importance of recognising and managing emotions
  • Talk 3 (1hr): Discover 10 strategies for managing anxiety
  • Workshop (2hr): Develop an understanding of the challenges faced by ASD children in school and discuss reasonable adjustments and support strategies in primary and secondary education

Chippenham – Tuesday 13 February

Bath – Thursday 15 February

Durweston – Friday 16 February

Who should attend?

  • Families and carers
  • Teachers and school staff
  • Education and family professionals
  • Anyone working with autistic adults and children
  • Those with or without a diagnosis who would like to know more
  • Child tickets are FREE—recommended minimum age is 10 for talks and 14 for workshops

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  • 9:00am: Doors Open
  • 9:15am Talk 1: Essential Guide to ASD
  • 10:45am Talk 2: ASD & Emotions
  • 12:00pm Free Time
  • 1:00pm Talk 3: Strategies for Anxiety
  • 2:30pm Workshop: Supporting Autism in Primary & Secondary Education

Use the Free Time to do what you want – talk to others, find out more information, or have quiet time by yourself

Light refreshments will be provided. Attendees are welcome to bring their own food or we can order a packed lunch from a local caterer in advance (cost tbc)


All day ticket (access to everything): Individuals £52 / Professionals £90

One hour talk: Individuals £16 / Professionals £28

Two hour workshop: Individuals £22 / Professionals £38

(Prices exclude booking fees) Under 16s FREE tickets must be booked online. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Only older children (aged 10+) who are able to listen or self-occupy should attend, sessions aren’t suitable for younger children

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About Us

The Curly hair Project (CHP) is an award-wining social enterprise founded by author and entrepreneur Alis Rowe.

On behalf of CHP, the speaker Helen Eaton (MSc, PGCE) has appeared on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Wiltshire, and has featured in Wiltshire Gazette & Herald, Dorset Echo and Swindon Advertiser.

Helen has extensive experience of Autism within her own family and has run over 50 CHP workshops.

She gained a Primary teaching qualification in 2012 and has over 20 years of management training experience, working with leading IT companies, banks and public sector organisations.