Below is a list of all the Key Dates we currently have for our ESIPP parent training sessions for each country (FYR of Macedonia, Cyprus and Croatia) and our stakeholder conferences which start in 2017.

Parent & Professional Conferences

Four parent and professional conferences will be held in Croatia, Cyprus, the FYR of Macedonia and the United Kingdom – to share the teaching materials with and obtain feedback from wider groups of parents and professionals, as well as providing learning opportunities.

If you are interested in any of these then please feel free to get in touch by clicking here.

 Click on a date below to reveal more information about each conference.

15th March 2017 - Conference for parents and professionals (Croatia)

EMPOWERING PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Local conference for parents and professionals: to raise awareness about the importance of parent education in autism, to share the work of the project and to share the expertise of the project partners with a wider audience.

Agenda (English / Croatian)

Welcome to the day

by Žarka Klopotan and Jasmina Stošić

Parents of children with autism spectrum disorders in Croatia

by Lidija Penko (English presentation)

ESIPP – what has happened so far?

by David Preece (English presentation / Croatian presentation)

The Parent Autism Training Programme

by Ron Fortuna (English presentation / Croatian presentation)

Empowering Parents

by Julia Hardcastle (English presentation / Croatian presentation)

Managing sensory sensitivities

by Angela Winstanley (English presentation / Croatian presentation)

Understanding and managing challenging behavior

by Angela Capper (English presentation / Croatian presentation)

28th June 2017 - Conference for parents and professionals (United Kingdom)

Parenting the Child with Autism

Local conference for parents and professionals: to raise awareness about the importance of parent education in autism, to share the work of the project and to share the expertise of the project partners with a wider audience.

Agenda (English)

Welcome to the day

by Julia HardCastle

Introducing the ESIPP project

by David Preece (English presentation)

Parent Voices from FYR Macedonia, Cyprus and Croatia

Hear from parents in the participating countries on how the training programmes are making a difference to their parenting and understanding of autism.

FYR of Macedonia (English presentation)

Cyprus (English presentation)

Croatia (English presentation)

Bobby and Alec are in the building!

by Debby Elley

Motor Coordination differences in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

by Meike Illing-Whitby of Thrive OT

1st November 2017 - Stakeholder Conference (FYR of Macedonia)

Stakeholder Conference

Local conference for parents and professionals: to raise awareness about the importance of parent education in autism, to share the work of the project and to share the expertise of the project partners with a wider audience.

21st March 2018 - Stakeholder Conference (Cyprus)

Stakeholder Conference

Local conference for parents and professionals: to raise awareness about the importance of parent education in autism, to share the work of the project and to share the expertise of the project partners with a wider audience.

Parent Training Sessions

Eighteen parent training events will be held over the lifetime of the project, six each in Croatia, Cyprus and the FYR of Macedonia. Local trainers will be supported by experienced experts to develop their skills so that the training programmes can become self-sufficient and continue beyond the lifetime of the project.

If you are interested in any of these then please feel free to get in touch by clicking here.

 Click on a date below to reveal more information about each training session.

1st Parent Training Session (FYR of Macedonia)

Positive Approaches to Autism
The training sessions* were for 20 local parents that established a common understanding and knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Date:
March 2016

Venue: Skopje 

Contact/coordinator:
Jasmina Troshanska,
Trainers:
External trainers: Ron Fortuna and Angela Capper
Local trainers: Jasmina Troshanska, Ana Shikaleska, Biljana Kujundzikj-Nastevska, Filip Jurtoski and Miodrag Vujovikj

News report from training:
THE MACEDONIAN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY FOR AUTISM AND TARGET AUTISM PULL TOGETHER TO SPREAD POSITIVE APPROACHES IN SKOPJE

1st Parent Training Session (Cyprus)

Positive Approaches to Autism
The training sessions* were for 20 local parents that established a common understanding and knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Date:
March 2016

Venue: Limassol Cyprus

Contact/coordinator:
Angela Winstanley
Trainers:
Trainers – Nefi Charalamous Darden / Angela Winstanley
Trainee Trainers – Stalo Gerolemou / Peter Kastis

*Delivered in Greek

News report from training:
PARENTS FROM ALL ACROSS CYPRUS COME TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST ESIPP TRAINING SESSION

 

1st Parent Training Session (Croatia)

Positive Approaches to Autism
The training sessions* were for 20 local parents that established a common understanding and knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Date and time:
April 2016

Venue: Zagreb

Contact/coordinator:
Sanja Blazevic
Trainers:
Nefi Charalamous Darden/Angela Winstanley
Sanja Blazevic, Ana Ruzic, Ivana Sladic Kljajic, Ana Radovic, Ivanka Pejic

*there will be a translator for the training.

News report from training:
ESIPP PARTNERS TEACH CROATIAN PARENTS POSITIVE APPROACHES TO AUTISM

2nd Parent Training session (FYR of Macedonia)

Positive Approaches to Autism
The training sessions* were for 20 local parents that established a common understanding and knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Date:
September 2016

Venue: Skopje

Contact/coordinator:
Jasmina Troshanska

Trainers:
External trainers: Ron Fortuna and Angela Capper
Local trainers: Jasmina Troshanska, Ana Shikaleska, Biljana Kujundzikj-Nastevska, Filip Jurtoski and Miodrag Vujovikj

News report from training:
PARENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE DURING THE SECOND PARENT TRAINING DELIVERED IN SKOPJE

2nd Parent Training session (Cyprus)

Positive Approaches to Autism
The training sessions* were for 20 local parents that established a common understanding and knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Date:
October 2016

Venue: Limassol Cyprus

Contact/coordinator:
Angela Winstanley
Trainers:
Trainers – Nefi Charalamous Darden / Angela Winstanley
Trainee Trainers – Stalo Gerolemou / Peter Kastis

*Delivered in Greek

News report from training:
FULL PARENT COMMITMENT DURING THE SECOND TRAINING SESSION IN CYPRUS

2nd Parent Training session (Croatia)

Positive Approaches to Autism
The training sessions* were for 20 local parents that established a common understanding and knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Date:
November 2016

Venue: Zagreb

Contact/coordinator:
Sanja Blazevic
Trainers:
Nefi Charalamous Darden/Angela Winstanley
Sanja Blazevic, Ana Ruzic, Ivana Sladic Kljajic, Ana Radovic, Ivanka Pejic

*there will be a translator for the training.

News report from training:
PARENTS CONCERNED ABOUT FOOD AND SLEEP ISSUES DURING THE SECOND PARENT TRAINING SESSIONS IN CROATIA

3rd Parent Training session (FYR of Macedonia)

Positive Approaches to Autism
This training session will be for 20 local parents that will establish a common understanding and knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Date:
February 2017

Venue: Skopje

Contact/coordinator:
Jasmina Troshanska,

Trainers:
External trainers: Nefi Charalamous Darden / Angela Winstanley
Local trainers: Jasmina Troshanska, Ana Shikaleska, Biljana Kujundzikj-Nastevska, Filip Jurtoski and Miodrag Vujovikj

News report from training:

3rd Parent Training session (Croatia)

Positive Approaches to Autism
This training sessions* will be for 20 local parents that will establish a common understanding and knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Date:
February 2017

Venue: Zagreb

Contact/coordinator:
Sanja Aguila Munoz
Trainers:
External trainers: Ron Fortuna and Angela Capper
Sanja Blazevic, Ana Ruzic, Ivana Sladic Kljajic, Ana Radovic, Ivanka Pejic

*there will be a translator for the trainings.

News report from training:

3rd Parent Training session (Cyprus)

Positive Approaches to Autism
This training session* will be for 20 local parents that will establish a common understanding and knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Date:
February 2017

Venue: Limassol Cyprus

Contact/coordinator:
Angela Winstanley
Trainers:
Trainers – Nefi Charalamous Darden / Angela Winstanley
Trainee Trainers – Stalo Gerolemou / Peter Kastis

*Delivered in Greek

News report from training: