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  • Date
    28.Apr.2017
    Venue: 
    EDINBURGH
    Time: 
    Half-day
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £55.00

    Practising yoga with children and young people with ASD

    This seminar follows the progress of 6 school age pupils severely affected by autism, over the course of a year, while participating in a yoga programme. Lilias Nicholls, who led the research, will describe the results of the study and the possible benefits of including yoga in a school curriculum in this practical session.Read more

  • Date
    07.Jun.2017
    Venue: 
    Linlithgow
    Time: 
    10.00-15.00 (full-day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £71.10

    Building confidence and skills in working with children who are deaf or have communication difficulties

    This session will offer practical advice on how to communicate confidently with young people who are deaf or have communication difficulties.Read more

  • Date
    13.Jun.2017
    Venue: 
    Glasgow
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £80.10

    Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) Syndrome in children

    Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) is increasingly recognised as part of the autism spectrum. This seminar offers an opportunity to work towards an understanding of the PDA profile, and provides discussion of the different emphasis needed in supporting these pupils effectively.Read more

  • Date
    16.Jun.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £80.10

    Autism and anxiety: a seminar with Alex Lowery

    In this one-day seminar, Alex, a young man who was diagnosed with autism at the age of four, will use his own personal experience to help professionals to have a better understanding of the young person with autism.Read more

  • Date
    03.Oct.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £71.10

    Girls and autism: with Sarah Hendrickx

    Despite the increasing numbers of girls being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, girls are still less likely to be identified than boys. Research shows that this can be due to a number of reasons, such as girls being more able to interact socially through delayed imitation. As a result, they are often not referred for diagnosis and miss out on suitable support.Read more

  • Date
    03.Oct.2017
    Venue: 
    EDINBURGH
    Time: 
    Full day
    Event type: 

    Girls and autism: with Sarah Hendrickx

    Despite the increasing numbers of girls being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, girls are still less likely to be identified than boys. Research shows that this can be due to a number of reasons, such as girls being more able to interact socially through delayed imitation. As a result, they are often not referred for diagnosis and miss out on suitable support.Read more

  • Date
    01.Dec.2017
    Venue: 
    Tbc
    Time: 
    Full day
    Event type: 

    Understanding, educating and caring for children and young people on the autism spectrum

    This day course is based on understanding the development of children on the autism spectrum and basing teaching and caring strategies on that understanding. It goes beyond describing behaviour to understanding why that behaviour is there and recognising that successful approaches take account of the autism but also individual differences.Read more

  • Date
    01.Dec.2017
    Venue: 
    Tbc
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £71.10

    Understanding, educating and caring for children and young people on the autism spectrum

    This day course is based on understanding the development of children on the autism spectrum and basing teaching and caring strategies on that understanding. It goes beyond describing behaviour to understanding why that behaviour is there and recognising that successful approaches take account of the autism but also individual differences.Read more