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Atlass Masterclass

Places are still available for our December Masterclass. Our programme consists of a five day induction which focusses on stress and apply knowledge of stress management to carers and staff. The Masterclass caters for practitioners with experience of working with people with autism from a variety of backgrounds. The programme is designed to develop lead […]

The challenge of defining wellbeing

Dodge, R., Daly, A., Huyton, J., & Sanders, L. (2012). The challenge of defining wellbeing. International Journal of Wellbeing, 2(3), 222-235. doi:10.5502/ijw.v2i3.4 Abstract: Wellbeing is a growing area of research, yet the question of how it should be defined remains unanswered. This multi-disciplinary review explores past attempts to define wellbeing and provides an overview of […]

Manage stress NOT behaviours!

Stress is an ever present part of all of our lives. But, it is our coping strategies which make all of the difference. I work primarily with people with intellectual disabilities and  over the years I have become increasingly involved with people with autism. In terms of so called challenging behaviours stress is ever present. […]

Greece welcomes the “Low Arousal” Approach and the “Atlass” Training Course

Greece welcomes the “Low Arousal” Approach and the “Atlass” Program On the 1st of June “TACT HELLAS” (Training and Consultation Today in Hellas) and “Petagma” (Parent Organization for Supported Living of the Intellectually Disabled), organized a specialized workshop around stress and people with autism who live in supported living accommodation in the community. For us, […]

ATLASS MASTERCLASS DECEMBER 2013

Atlass Masterclass Our programme consists of a five day induction which focusses on stress and apply knowledge of stress management to carers and staff. The Masterclass caters for practitioners with experience of working with people with autism from a variety of backgrounds. The programme is designed to develop lead facilitators in participant organisations. A five […]

Skills-Based Parent Training Programs for Parents of Children with Autism

Suzannah J. Ferraioli & Sandra L. Harris (2012) . Comparative Effects of Mindfulness and Skills-Based Parent Training Programs for Parents of Children with Autism: Feasibility and Preliminary Outcome Data. Mindfulness, 4,  89- 101. Abstract Parents of children with autism report high levels of stress as compared to parents of typically developing children, children with chronic […]

Sign up for our next Atlass Masterclass!

ATLASS MASTERCLASS “Inspirational” Our programme consists of a five day induction which focusses on stress and apply knowledge of stress management to carers and staff. The Masterclass caters for practitioners with experience of working with people with autism from a variety of backgrounds. The programme is designed to develop lead facilitators in participant organisations. A […]

Humour Types and Happiness

Humor Types Show Different Patterns of Self-Regulation, Self-Esteem, and Well-Being Anja K. Leist  Daniela Muller Published online: 12 May 2012 Journal of Happiness Studies Abstract Humor styles have been found to be associated with well-being, however, no study has addressed the distinct well-being associations of combinations of humor styles, that is, humor types, yet. The […]