Welcome to CATTS Online Training

The courses and talks which we have been asked to deliver over the years to parents, teachers, and healthcare staff in hospitals and residential services. 

A service for parents, teachers and health staff.

What viewers say about our Communicating Pain to children course   
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"I got loads of ideas to work on expressive/receptive language in relation to expressing pain"

What viewers say about Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviour   
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"I liked that there was a lot of examples used to describe situations.I felt it really helped me to visualise a lot of behaviours and outcomes. I thought it was very informative and easily explained,which i liked a lot. A really good presentation with facts and examples. thank you."

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   
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"Course was really well presented and full of practical strategies"

What viewers say about our Emotional Regulation course   
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"I liked the section which explained the visual aids required to make emotional regulation a success."

What viewers say about Managing Stress and Work Life Balance   
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"I liked how the instructor broke the course down into different sections. She was very clear and her simple explanations were very easy to follow. She used personal experiences which are very relatable. Her synopsis was very well structured and detailed."

What viewers say about Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviour   
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"I learned how to complete an ABC chart, which I have heard of before but I would not have felt comfortable completing. I now feel that I could do so, thank you."

What viewers say about our Emotional Regulation course   
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"It is important to allow the child to express their emotions but that you should give them strategies to cope with these big emotions"

What viewers say about Supporting Children with Speech Sound Disorders in the Classroom   
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"The course was very informative. It covered alot in a short space of time. Interesting and practical advice given. I learned alot."

What viewers say about our Practical Techniques to help a child’s communication course   
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"The short videos were very helpful and gave great ideas to try"

What viewers say about our Communicating Pain to children course   
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"I liked the way the course was delivered easy to follow and understand. I also got a few ideas that I could use in my work going forward."

What viewers say about our Emotional Regulation course   
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"I learned not to say calm down or don’t be angry/sad. I feel sometimes this can be a normal reaction but from now on I will be saying “What will make us feel a little less ………”"

What viewers say about our Communication Passports course   
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"Engaging presenter !! Lots of useful information."

What viewers say about our Communication Passports course   
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"Thoroughly enjoyed the session, lots of practical ideas and tips."

What viewers say about our Practical Techniques to help a child’s communication course   
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"I enjoyed this course especially as there were videos to demonstrate all the elements of trying to encourage communication."

What viewers say about our Practical Techniques to help a child’s communication course   
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"All the different strategies for teaching communicaton. All techniques were clearly explained. The use of the child alongside the lecturer in the video made it a lot easier to understand."

What viewers say about Managing Stress and Work Life Balance   
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"Thank you for a very informative course. It was concise, to the point and very clear. I found the instructor particularly easy to listen to."

What viewers say about our Behaviour -Using Social Stories course   
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"I learned that it is very important to use the right phrases. That verbal children can help to write social stories with you as opposed to having it written for them."

What viewers say about Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviour   
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"I like that it gave you case scenarios and how to recognise the behaviour and where it’s coming from."

What viewers say about Managing Stress and Work Life Balance   
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"I learned to be more aware of my own well being and its importance as not just as a teacher but as a wife and mother."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"Autism 101 gives a clearer understanding from the child’s experience and will be of benefit to individual children within my care."

What viewers say about Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviour   
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"I found it all really informative. It covered a lot of techniques that would be useful in the classroom that I work in."

What viewers say about our Behaviour 101 course   
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"I learned a great deal about the stages of development of behaviour, and I did not realise that these stages occur throughout your life and not just in your early years."

What viewers say about Managing Stress and Work Life Balance   
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"Having the tools to deal with stress is an important factor to becoming a successful educator and having a healthy life work balance."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"Great to have someone talking that has first hand experience in supporting children with autism"

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"This course is very suitable for people who are working with children with Autism."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"I liked the hands on presentation, which gave very clear examples that I could relate to children i am working with."

What viewers say about our Behaviour 101 course   
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"I liked Jacci's down to earth approach and her clear way of explaining things"

What viewers say about our Practical Techniques to help a child’s communication course   
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"I really liked that there were videos to demonstrate how to use the different strategies. I find these very useful as for myself, I find it easier to learn when I am able to see exactly how the techniques are used."

What viewers say about Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviour   
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"I liked seeing how the ABCs are completed and understand them. I also got to learn about how my reaction to behaviours affect the outcome."

What viewers say about our Communication Passports course   
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"Loved the style of the video and the fact you could see the pages of the passport as she was explaining them."

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"I loved how thoroughly Jennifer addressed each sensory issue and strategies to help teachers support these children in the classroom. I particularly liked part 3 where Jennifer discussed and gave examples of a number of visuals that would work in the classroom also. This is very beneficial to me as a primary school teacher."

What viewers say about our Communicating Pain to children course   
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"I liked the quick, simple and incidental learning methods. Concise and engaging course. The presenter was informative and her personal stories interesting."

What viewers say about AAC Devices 101   
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"I really enjoyed AAC Devices 101"

What viewers say about our Behaviour -Using Social Stories course   
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"I learned about choosing something that interest them to base the social story on, also the importance of positivity & not setting the child up to fail"

What viewers say about Managing Stress and Work Life Balance   
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"A very important couse for my life and tools that I will use to recognise my state of mind and recognising how it fluctuates throughout the day."

What viewers say about Supporting Children with Speech Sound Disorders in the Classroom   
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"This course covered a huge range of speech disorders , and explained them all very thoroughly."

What viewers say about our Behaviour 101 course   
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"Potential approaches in how to deal with ‘challenging behaviour’ and the need to be aware of your own state of mind when/before dealing with it."

What viewers say about our Attention course   
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"I have learned loads. I have to minimise distractions. Keep my language simple, not have long sentences. smaller sentences in chunks. Repeat, repeat, repeat. Try and encourage turn-taking. Use visual clues."

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"Clear slides. Warm presenter. I loved the lecturers personal experience & examples given."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"I liked how the course was presented, easy to listen and watch and very approachable and understandable even for people completely new to the autism world."

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   
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"It gave a clear insight into all ages of a child with Down syndrome and the difficulties they may face along the way, I found the course very interesting."

What viewers say about our Communicating Pain to children course   
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"I never thought of it in the way it was presented in this talk."

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   
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"The practical tips on helping a child with down syndrome, such as giving choice, being aware that their physical or health problems may be impacting on their ability to learn in the classroom."

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"I found it very interesting, with some great ideas that I look forward to using when we get back to work."

What viewers say about our Behaviour Overview course   
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"The presenter gave very clear instructions on how to help a child with behaviours that challenge. The 8 points were very simply put and easy to follow."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"Thank you very much, I really enjoyed the course and found the resources very helpful"

What viewers say about our Behaviour -Using Social Stories course   
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"Loved it!! Haven't used Social Stories before. Can't wait to check out websites recommended."

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"Being a primary school teacher, I have worked with a number of children with ASD throughout the years. However, as a result of this course I feel I have a much better understanding of children with ASD. I learned many new strategies and supports that can be set up in my classroom to help support."

What viewers say about our Behaviour Overview course   
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"The eight area’s covered each had their own learning, from the use of the abc approach to grandma’s rule it is important to consider how our reaction to each situation can impact the child."

What viewers say about Supporting Children with Speech Sound Disorders in the Classroom   
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"I really enjoyed it & I will recommend it to other SNAs & Teachers. I look forward to putting the information I learned into practice."

What viewers say about our Practical Techniques to help a child’s communication course   
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"I like the real life footage, putting the strategies in place"

What viewers say about Supporting Children with Speech Sound Disorders in the Classroom   
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"I found the dyspraxia speech disorder very interesting and learnt the importance of using visuals."

What viewers say about AAC Devices 101   
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"I liked how each form of communication was covered and the pros and cons to each and everyone. I also liked how it was explained how you can prompt the person without going straight to tell the person."

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"The course was very descriptive and easy to follow, full of information and ideas that I will use within my own work with the children with Autism that I work with. Great lessons."

What viewers say about Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviour   
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"Lisa really knows her stuff"

What viewers say about Managing Stress and Work Life Balance   
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"I learned to be conscious of why we are thinking things and how to perhaps communicate with ours more evenly and less stressfully"

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"I got a much better insight into all the differences between the sensitivities of a child. I could see than in some of the kids I work with were hypersensitive for some and hypo sensitive for others, I never really realised that they could be mixed. I feel that I new have a much better understanding of some of the kids in my class."

What viewers say about our Behaviour 101 course   
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"I liked the way it was presented. I liked the ways to look at behaviour and I especially liked the scenarios there were giving and how to approach the behaviour."

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"Great course, well done to all involved. I took many notes that I will definitely be referring to throughout my teaching career. Thank you!"

What viewers say about AAC Devices 101   
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"I learned that no one system, may be adequate and the technology may be used for different purposes"

What viewers say about our Emotional Regulation course   
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"I really liked the comparison between the t- Rex and the scale, I think a child would really enjoy this"

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"I learned a lot about sensory issues, I would not be very familiar with these. I learned a lot of new strategies to try out with my children in my class."

What viewers say about AAC Devices 101   
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"I liked the positive emphasis, the highlighting of the importance of the student’s autonomy and enjoyment and the practical approach she had!"

What viewers say about our Attention course   
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"I feel this course has covered so much and I have gained so much from it I can’t think of anything else that could be included."

What viewers say about AAC Devices 101   
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"I really liked every aspect of this course and feel that I can take a lot of information away from it."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"I learned that it is acceptable for a child to want to ‘escape’ from a situation. That we as educators must take a better look at what is going on, at what the child wants to escape from and why. I learned that it is acceptable to make a ‘safe zone’ within the classroom with cushions etc as a private spot for the child to recharge."

What viewers say about our Behaviour 101 course   
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"Teaches simple techniques on how to approach children that might be struggling with their thoughts and behaviours."

What viewers say about our Communicating Pain to children course   
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"Loved this course, especially the importance of teaching and of talking about pain and how it is presented."

What viewers say about our Practical Techniques to help a child’s communication course   
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"I didn’t realize how many opportunities there were each day to work on communication, both formally and informally. Excellent"

What viewers say about our Behaviour Overview course   
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"The speaker is very articulate and explains things very well. the eight things to consider give a good overview of how best to manage behaviour so as not to negatively impact the child."

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"The delivery of the course was very informative and gave me a lot to help implement in the classroom setting"

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"I liked how real life situations were given rather than it being focused on hypotheticals."

What viewers say about Supporting Children with Speech Sound Disorders in the Classroom   
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"So much information given. I have notes upon notes and Jennifer was excellent."

What viewers say about our Emotional Regulation course   
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"I really enjoyed it and I learned a lot from it. Thank you!"

What viewers say about Managing Stress and Work Life Balance   
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"I really enjoyed the course, I found it very informative and I will watch the videos again to get as much info to sink in as possible."

What viewers say about our Communicating Pain to children course   
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"I liked the delivery of the course. The provider was easy to listen to and conveyed her information clearly and concisely. The ideas to teach body parts and concept of pain were very helpful."

What viewers say about Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviour   
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"Lisa was very easy to listen to and gave some very good examples of situations that we could understand"

What viewers say about our Communication Passports course   
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"Love the examples and template! Very useful."

What viewers say about our Communicating Pain to children course   
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"I never realised something pretty obvious: the need of teaching the body parts in order for the children to communicate effectively where it hurts."

What viewers say about AAC Devices 101   
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"Good overview of AAC devices and allowed user to gain knowledge and make proper choice in what suits students best"

What viewers say about our Communicating Pain to children course   
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"I have learned in order to teach pain you have to teach body parts and the concept of pain combined. I have been given lots of ideas to do this."

What viewers say about our Behaviour -Using Social Stories course   
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"I loved the way it was presented and so clearly explained, also how she said to use phrases like sometimes/ I will try etc, it gives the child the understanding that they will not always get it right nor are they expected too."

What viewers say about our Emotional Regulation course   
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"I learned that it’s ok to let a child have these emotions, as long as we provide them with tools to help them come back down the scale again to help them feel ok"

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   
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"Found it very interesting. As someone who already works in a special needs school there was plenty of content that would really help me when working with a child who has down syndrome."

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"It was very clear and helpful. I learned a lot from it."

What viewers say about our Communication Passports course   
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"Great tips and ideas to help me with the children I work with."

What viewers say about our Attention course   
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"I learned to give a child time to process what you are telling them. Show picture support. Show good listening yourself"

What viewers say about our Behaviour 101 course   
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"I feel that i can use my new knowledge in the classroom and for my own self-growth."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"It will definitely help me with my work as an SNA. Thank you"

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"I like the way she makes it interesting from her own personal experiences with her own children. It confirms that what she does works as it has been tried and tested. I like the way in which she invites you to go further with everything."

What viewers say about Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviour   
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"I learned that behaviour is just an action- observation is key."

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   
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"The different ways that you can alter your teaching to cater for their difficulties. The fact that they are a child with down syndrome and not a down syndrome child -lovely! The verbal and memory difficulties and how to help them in class – found very interesting."

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   
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"I have been working with some pupils with down syndrome and was never told a lot of this. I learned lots of practical tips that I can use. Thanks"

What viewers say about our Emotional Regulation course   
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"I liked the walkthrough of emotional support documents"

What viewers say about our Behaviour Overview course   
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"I liked the ideas strategies and scenarios explained. I will try to incorporate these in the Early Years"

What viewers say about our Behaviour 101 course   
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"Lots! Simple approaches to use in the classroom. Helped me to understand myself and how my own mindset could have an affect on my classroom."

What viewers say about our Communication Passports course   
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"I had never of heard of this before so it was all new!"

What viewers say about Managing Stress and Work Life Balance   
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"Easy to listen to. Makes you think about how much overthinking you can do"

We wanted to ensure a way that anyone who wanted the information, could access it, when they needed it. This single portal now gives you access to all the CATTS online training we have created, as well as allowing you book in-person classes and events (such as Lámh) when they are available. So, take a seat, and see what courses you would like to take by viewing our Full Catalogue, or browsing through the featured listing below. 


So Dive in and take the course of your choice 🙂

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To a see a list of all your enrolled courses, please click here.

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We are always looking for feedback and suggestions for courses, or briefings which can directly help people support their loved ones, or children or adults in their care.

If you have an idea for a topic or course which you would love to see, let us know.