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Promoting emotional wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum

When

21/03/2019 09:30

Where

Edinburgh

Type

Training

Category

This event is fully booked, please contact events@childreninscotland.org.uk to join the waiting list.

About this event

This seminar provides an understanding of the relationship between anxiety and autism, recognising the impact of anxiety on individuals with autism, and supports you to develop strategies to promote wellbeing. 

You will receive a current overview of autism spectrum conditions and understand some of the reasons leading to raised anxiety for children and young people with autism. You will also outline an action plan to take back to your setting.

Key learning:

  • Understanding the impact of anxiety on children with autism spectrum disorders
  • Embedding emotional wellbeing in your setting
  • Interactive approaches to support children and young people with autism.

Facilitator bio

Ruth is an experienced Education Consultant specialising in complex autism, Pathological Demand Avoidance, interactive approaches and emotional wellbeing. She worked at an all age non-maintained special school for 94 pupils across the autism spectrum for 22 years until 2014 since when she has worked independently. She provides training and consultation across the UK to support families and professionals work collaboratively in meeting the educational needs of children and young people with complex autism and PDA.

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