NAS EarlyBird Programme South Gloucestershire
South Gloucestershire runs three EarlyBird programmes a year. The EarlyBird programme is written and licensed by the NAS (National Autistic Society). It is a weekly, three month course, for parents of pre-school children under 5 who have a diagnosis of Autism. It uses evidence based material focussing on understanding Autism, Communication, Play and Behaviour. It takes the form of powerpoint, videos, home visits, home videos and group discussion. There are places for six families per course.