Why you should do this course:

  • Your child has a tendency to feel nervous, worried or anxious
  • You want to help your child to feel less anxious
  • You want to help your child know how to help themselves
  • You want to understand why your child's anxiety seems different to other people's

Course Description:

  • Pre-learning questionnaire: You complete an online survey before you begin.
  • Narrated Presentation: You watch, read and listen to the learning materials.
  • Animations: Unique, charming, sweet animations based around the central character, The Girl With The Curly Hair, and her experiences of anxiety in different situations.
  • Visuals and infographics: No plain writing!
  • Reflections: You reflect on central questions about the topic and record your thoughts in the assignments.
  • Questions: Answer questions to check your understanding along the way.
  • Notes: Print a set of summary course notes for your records.
  • Certificate of completion: Download and print a certificate for your CV or learning development.

This course was written, created and narrated by autistic author and founder of The Curly Hair Project, Alis Rowe.


Optional introduction to our work, explanation of the terms ‘neurotypical’ and ‘autistic’, and a quick explanation of the colours (blue and green) and characters we use (The Girl With The Curly Hair, The Boy With The Spiky Hair and the neurotypical stick figures).

A brief introduction to anxiety and common signs and symptoms.

A look at how anxiety is experienced differently by autistic people.

Understanding that autistic people might have difficulty recognising that they are anxious and how to help them know that they are anxious.

Strategies to manage anxiety, including the importance of structure, living in the moment, and managing anxiety about sensory discomfort.

Strategies to manage anxiety, including the importance of having a plan, doing the worst activities first, and The Volcano Concept.

Strategies to manage anxiety, including having a routine, the importance of sleep, diet and exercise, and the significance of receiving advance notice.

Summary of the course.

£42.00 inc VAT

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This Course Includes:

  • 50 Min plus questions & assignments
  • Pre-learning questionnaire
  • Narrated Presentation
  • Animations
  • Visuals & infographics
  • Reflections
  • Questions
  • NotesĀ 
  • 1 year access
  • Certificate of completion


You do not need to have any experience or understanding of autism.


  • Parents and carers of autistic children (with or without a diagnosis)
Check out our Starter Set for Parents