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  • Date
    03.Oct.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £89.00

    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.Nov.2017
    Venue: 
    Glasgow
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £79.00
    CPD hours: 
    6

    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
    21.Nov.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £79.00

    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): Supporting children and young people

    This workshop gives insight to the wide range of conditions encompassed by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and explores practical ways in which to support children and young people affected by them.Read more

  • Date
    01.Dec.2017
    Venue: 
    Glasgow
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £89.00

    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
    31.Jan.2018
    Venue: 
    Glasgow
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £80.10

    Building emotional resilience and wellbeing in children with autism: a seminar with Professor Tommy MacKay

    This one-day seminar will explore flexible approaches to social and emotional resilience and wellbeing in children and young people.Read more

  • Date
    06.Mar.2018
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £79.00

    The benefits of context learning for learners with autism

    This course focuses on understanding the perspective of a learner with autism and how to break down everyday tasks and situations to utilise them to promote effective learning.Read more