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Cygnet Services

What we do

Cygnet has drawn together the expertise, experience skills and resources of young people on the Autistic Spectrum, parents plus both statutory and voluntary agencies to both co-ordinate and support the development and delivery of programmes.  

As part of its commitment to disabled children the Barnardo's Cygnet service provides training and support for parents of children/young people on the autistic spectrum and practitioners to enable these children/young people to fulfil their potential:

For families:

Cygnet parenting support programme

  • Autism & diagnosis
  • Communication
  • Sensory Issues
  • Understanding behaviour
  • Managing behaviour
  • Choice of topic decided by parents/carers
    • Additional Sessions
      • Supporting Siblings
      • Puberty Sexual Health & Relationships (Coming Soon)

For Professionals

Cygnet Autism training for professionals

  • An introduction to autism
  • Working with autism

Bradford District Services

  • Parents/Carers Support Programme
  • Working with South Asian Families
  • Autism training for professionals
  • Practitioner Training Programme

To discuss Cygnet services offered outside the Bradford area, please contact Andy Morris on 01274481183 or email andy.morris@barnardos.org.uk.

To discuss Cygnet services offered in the Bradford area, please contact Andy Morris on 01274481183 or email shelley.russell@barnardos.org.uk .