• January 18, 2022

The Incredible Years® Autism Group Leaders Training 2022


IY Autism Spectrum & Language Delays Programme


What is The Incredible Years® Autism Spectrum & Language Delays Programme?

IY Autism is a 14 – 16 session programme offered to parents of young children (aged 2 – 5 years) on the Autism spectrum or with language delays in order to promote children’s emotional regulation, social competence, language skills, school readiness, and relationships with others.




IY Autism Group Leaders Training 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 Oct 2022

Time: 3 pm – 6.15 pm

Venue: Zoom Online


This 5-day workshop will cover in depth the Autism Spectrum and Language Delays Parent Programme for parents of children ages 2 – 5 years old.


IY Autism programme increases parents’ knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and supports them with:

  • Picture schedules, choice cards, command and feelings cards
  • Tailored group practices according to their child’s communication stage
  • Imitation as a means to gain attention
  • Learning alternative incentives to motivate children with ASD (e.g. sensory activities)
  • More explicit teaching about prompting
  • Use of nonverbal signals and the functions of behaviour and ABCs of behaviour change
  • Pretend play and puppet use
  • Self-regulation strategies


Goals of the Training

The workshop trains professionals to coach parents in:

  • Increasing parents’ positive relationships, sensitivity and attachment with their children
  • Increasing parents’ understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder and encourage developmentally appropriate expectations
  • Increasing parents’ strategic use of focused and positive attention with children by means of coaching skills, imaginary and creative play interactions, praise and responsive feedback and reduce the use of criticism, unnecessary commands and negative attention
  • Increasing parents’ understanding of how to promote their children’s cognitive, emotional, social and language learning
  • Increasing family support networks and reduce stress


Who should attend

  • Nurses
  • Teachers
  • Therapists
  • Counsellors
  • Social Workers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Family Life Education Trainers
  • Social Service Professionals
  • Psychoeducation Therapists


Course Fee

S$939 per participant


Space is limited. Register early!


This is a ‘Pre-Approved Course’ for VCF application, pending confirmation by mid-2022.


For enquiries and to register, contact Sarah at +65 8932 4808 or email training@morningstar.org.sg with subject title “IY Training


Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of completed registration form and full payment.


Registration closes 6 September 2022






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