Following diagnosis in the early years, parents will be invited to a stay and play session run by speech and language therapy with STARS support.

Cygnet parent training is offered for parents with a primary school aged child with a diagnosis of autism . For more information about Cygnet please click here.

STARS Family Partnership Programme (SFPP) is offered for parents with a secondary aged child or young person with a diagnosis of autism. For more information about SFPP please click here.

To make a referral for either CYGNET or SFPP please ring or email the STARS team, or you can download and return a referral form here.


"The opportunity to talk has been invaluable. Attending the cygnet course has been really empowering for me. I feel I have been listened to and this has helped my understanding. Thank you".

"The support from STARS made a huge difference to my child's needs. When things improved at school it was then that we noticed a difference at home".