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Group coaching courses for parents and carers

Our Parent and Carers Group Coaching Courses brings together a small group of parents and carers who look after a child or young person that is on the autism spectrum.

The course offers a confidential and safe space to have constructive discussions which are themed around a topic and provide an opportunity to think, reflect and plan in a supportive group environment.


Group coaching has the extra benefit of bringing people in similar situations together, enabling them to relate to each other and learn from each other. This also creates a community interested in discussing the same topics they are struggling with to help them overcome challenges, raise awareness and take action that is relevant to them.


We currently offer two courses, a six week course which is suitable for parents and carers of children of any age, and a five week parenting teens course which is specifically aimed at parents/carers of teenagers and young adults. 


The six week course is  £175 and the five week course is £145, with the option to pay in installments. We also have some spaces available at a discounted rate for those on a low income - contact us to find out more.

Courses available:

Parents and Carers Group
Coaching Course

Six week, online, suitable for parents and carers of children of all ages with an autism diagnosis or going through the diagnosis process.

7.30pm to 9pm

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Parenting Teens Group
Coaching Course

Five week, online group coaching course for parents and carers of autistic teenagers and young adults. No formal diagnosis is required.

10.30am to 12 noon

Interested in our group coaching course but not sure what to expect?
Have a look at our latest blog to find out how the course helped Meg put her life back together following her son's diagnosis. 

Course structure:

All of Auternative Coaching's coaches are trained in wellbeing techniques and strategies that have been specially adapted for autistic people and their families.


Everything we do is built on a strengths based approach to autism.


We believe with the right support everyone can grow and develop the skills they need to lead a happy, fulfilling life.

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Topics covered include:

Autism and Stress - Understanding the central role stress, anxiety and sensory overload play.​

Motivation - How to boost your child's internal motivation.


Building on talents and strengths - How to develop a positive, growth mindset.​


Dealing with conflict and negative thinking - Techniques and strategies that can help​.


Goal setting to create a clear path ahead.

What our clients say about us

"My coach helps me to keep in mind that I need to focus on things that are helpful for me, not just for my son.

"It’s helpful to have someone who is also a parent of a child with autism and she has useful ideas and experience about parenting an autistic child. She’s very friendly, kind and professional and someone who can listen and not judge me."

Mum to an autistic child, London - 121 parent and carer's coaching

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