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Early Bird Healthy Minds


What is Healthy Minds? 

The National Autistic Society have developed a programme called Healthy Minds.

The EarlyBird Healthy Minds programme is a six-session parent support programme to help promote good mental health in autistic children (including Asperger syndrome).

The programme acts as a follow on from:

Healthy Minds has been developed in response to evidence which showed that a high numbers of those with autism are at risk of experiencing mental health problems as teenagers and young adults.

The programme aims to help parents understand the causes of this and reduce the impact of stress on children with autism.

To find out when this course will be running again in Hackney please contact the ASD Family Intervention Worker

Last updated 31/07/17

Local Offer


This session is run by the: 

Please contact one of the above services to register your interest. 

Time / Date Details

When is it on

As arranged annually

Time of day


Session Information

Annual session arranged once enough parents have applied.

Other Details



Who is eligible?

Healthy Minds courses run annually in Hackney and the next one will be in 2017.

Referral required?


Referral Details

If you would like to express an interested in attending a Healthy Minds course in Hackney please contact the ASD Family Intervention Worker or the Inclusion and Specialist Support Team. 

Parents and carers can self-refer and other professionals can sign-post to this service.


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