Families thrive with Now & Next

The Now & Next program is robust and evidence-based. Our research analysis and an external evaluation shows that the program works and children achieve positive outcomes. 

We all want our children to thrive, and you make the biggest difference as parents and carers. By building on our children’s strengths, we can help them to lead a good life. Now & Next is an award-winning program that makes that happen.

Launched in 2015

Now & Next is an award-winning online program for parents and carers to achieve positive learning and relationship outcomes for their child and the entire family. Launched in 2015, it is now offered in 5 countries. 

Demand from the parents who graduated inspired us to create a program for youth. Scroll down or click here to read about Now & Next Youth.

Lasting positive change for your child and family

Now & Next is facilitated by trained parent peer workers with lived experience in raising a child with a disability or developmental delay. By learning through shared experience and connecting with other families, the program complements the therapists and professionals you work with, to deliver great outcomes.

Over eight online or face to face sessions, you will learn how to:

What families say about Now & Next

Get in touch Want to talk to a parent peer worker about the program or have any other questions?

In Australia Click here. Anywhere else Contact Dr. Annick Janson

Now & Next Youth  Activating Youth Leadership

Now & Next Youth Leadership Development is an evidence-based program, which activates choice and control by improving positive learning and life outcomes

It starts with a visioning session co-designed with youth to activate self determination, The tool enables participants to uncover their strengths and test their emerging capacities through planning. 

The program spans across 5 sessions (about 12 hours) and follow up to evaluate the goal achieved.   

Now & Next coaches participants to: 

Meet Raquel

Raquel participated in the fall 2023 program.

Raquel's Signature Strengths Backpack

These are Raquel's self-identified Signature Strengths

What will participants learn?

Participants will: 

Participants record goals and goal achievements over a follow up session using ’Mission Control’, a purpose-built real time data collection tool. 

The programme can also include coaching a support worker or family member to work with the person to continue planning and achieving goals after the programme is completed.

For more information, please click here.

Now and Next has won awards... click here to read about them.