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New guide to help autistic children cope with anxiety

Exploring Feelings: Anxiety Training Manual, A Guide For Group Leaders has just been published. Exploring Feelings: Anxiety is a set of materials to be used by clinicians, educators and parents to help autistic children with high anxiety learn coping strategies. Our autism research team ran an evaluation project to test how successful the materials were, running groups for children in the Newcastle area with a parallel group for their parents. Out of this experience of training group leaders, and along with other psychologists who had used the materials in other settings, we compiled this manual. It gives some background on anxiety and cognitive behaviour therapy, as well as tips and useful handouts for each session of the group materials. We are grateful for support from Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.

Last modified: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:05:01 GMT