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


31/01/2018 09:30






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

It is aimed particularly at those supporting children and young people aged 7+ with high functioning autism or Asperger's Syndrome, who often have difficulty identifying troubling feelings such as anger, fear and anxiety.

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Professor Tommy MacKay is recognised as one of the UK's leading psychologists. Tommy works across the fields of educational and child psychology, health psychology, clinical neuropsychology, psychotherapy, teaching and research, and has won many honours and awards. Tommy MacKay is also an expert witness, covering child and adult cases, both civil and criminal.

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@Kilwinning_Acad @ElaineKerridge1 @LGBTYS @SaTurk82 Thanks so much for inviting us! We’re excited to find out more.

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