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Iron Mill College Conference - Poole, Special Event 2018: Monday 15th October


A is for Autism - Narratives and Perspectives from those affected by Autism 
 

Including Special Guest Speakers: 
 

Arsenal Whittick - An inspirational personal narrative.

Rachael Copelin Irvine - The parent's journey.

Emma Weston - The therapist's experience and research findings on working with autism.


Autism is a hidden disability that can affect children and adults in a variety of ways.
 
Unexpected changes, understanding and relating to other people, and taking part in everyday family, school, work and social life can be difficult. Some autistic people say the world feels overwhelming and they always feel anxious and different.

It can be difficult to find support for children who have autism. Some parents of autistic children say that other people simply think their child is naughty and it can be difficult to access the proper support.

Practitioners who work with autistic clients may need to adapt their approach and understand more about how it feels to be autistic.

  • A 1 day conference for anyone who would like to know more about Autism from the experiences of those who have made the journey into new understanding and insights. Held at Iron Mill College in Poole. 
  • Lunch and refreshments are provided, as well as a certificate for 6 hours of CPD for attendees.


Eligibility:

Our conference is open to anyone who is interested in the subject matter. 

How to apply:

Simply sign up using the booking form on this web page - supplying the requested details and paying the applicable fee (please see the 'Fees' tab for further information and details of other ways to pay)You will need to pay the full relevant conference fee in order to reserve a place at the conference. There are limited places available, which are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.



 

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