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What is The National Autistic Society's Teen Life Parent Programme?

Teen Life is a six-session parent support programme for parents of young people on the autism spectrum aged between 10 to 16 years.

Licensed training to deliver the Teen Life programme is available to autism-experienced professionals across the UK and overseas. 

Teen Life Licensed Training

To access the training you must:

  • be a team of at least two autism-experienced professionals
  • have prior experience of working with autistic young people  
  • have experience of running workshops or training sessions with parents or professionals.

Two-day licensed training courses take place at locations including the EarlyBird Centre in Barnsley, South Yorkshire and other National Autistic Society venues.

Cost:  £675 + VAT per person includes all training materials and a three-year licence.

To book or find out more


The cost of the two-day Licensed User training is £675 + VAT per person, inclusive of training materials and the initial 3 year licence. Subsequent 3 year licenses are conditional upon evidence of delivering at least 1 programme within the 3 year period and are currently charged at £90 + VAT per person. 

Booking onto a scheduled course

Individual places can be booked on one of our scheduled courses.  

16 and 17 January 2019. The EarlyBird Centre, Barnsley

27 and 28 March 2019. The National Autistic Society, London

Details of the course timetable and travel directions will be sent when training places are confirmed. Please note that no firm booking can be made before receipt of a completed and approved application form and that cancellation of bookings may incur a cancellation fee.

Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs and these should not be booked until you are in receipt of your offer pack.

If you are interested in applying for the course, please email for an information pack and an application form or contact the EarlyBird Centre on 01226 779218.

Booking an in-house course

We can also offer this Licensed User Training course at your venue. This will be subject to minimum and maximum numbers, and all applicants would need to fulfil the applicant criteria described above.

Please complete our Training enquiry form for costs and more information about this option.