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Time Out for Parents: Children with Special Needs

Time Out for Parents - Children with Special Needs was written with the help of many parents of children with special or additional needs. The course is for parents of child aged 3 to 11 who have one or more of a variety of disabilities or special needs, particularly those with learning developmental and behavioural difficulties.

Parents with a special or additional needs child face particular challenges:

  • Standard parenting advice often doesn't work

  • Other people don't understand what its like

  • It's easy to feel frustrated and isolated


The course aims to help you explore ideas and find out what works for you - not what's meant to work! The course aims to:

  • increase your confidence in your skills and abilities as a parent

  • help the relationship between you and your child be better

  • teach you skills to help you raise your children's self-esteem

  • identify the best way to effectively discipline your child

  • encourage everyone on the course to give each other mutual support

  • give you the tools help you in your relationship with your child's other parent or carer

  • provide you with greater support where you would like it.

Course Dates


No dates available at this time.


North Cray Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Davis Way, Sidcup DA14 5JR


£60* per person

For more information:

Contact YADT on 020 8308 3862 or email

*please note that payment is non refundable if cancelled less than 7 days prior to the course start date. Payment is required at the time of booking to secure your place.

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