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

SOLD OUT: Practising yoga with children and young people with ASD

This seminar is now fully booked. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please contact us at training@childreninscotland.org.uk.

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.

Key Learning:

- Finding out how yoga can benefit pupils with autism

- Learning how to implement a short programme of Asanas (poses) for use in a school, nursery or at home

Who should attend

This course is suitable for teachers, classroom assistants, support workers and parents.

Facilitator bio

Lilias Nicholls is a Speech and Language Therapist working at Daldorch House School in East Ayrshire. This residential school educates and looks after 21 young people up to the age of 21 who are severely affected by autism. As well as traditional therapy Lilias also uses massage, yoga and relaxation in her day to day interactions with the pupils.