Autism in Adulthood - Leicester


Autism in Adulthood Be inspired and learn from people who really live with the condition Learn about some of the most important parts of being an adult on the autistic spectrum This event will look at some of the matters that affect autistic adults, including your rights based on the Autism Act and tips on how to cope with parenting and work. We use a holistic approach - any strategy implemented is likely to have a significant and beneficial impact on the individual's life as a whole. With three different streams to choose from, attendees can select the material that is most relevant to them. We offer excellent value All Day tickets for those who want to stay for the full day. This event is a great opportunity to: learn insight and strategies from people who really live with the condition meet and chat with other people find out what information and support is available locally see and purchase the amazing range of the girl with the curly hair books This event is suitable for: Autistic adults Parents and carers Anyone working with autistic adults or autistic children For those coming for the full day, Registration is at 9.30am 9.45am Introduction to CHP & Trainer Streams 10.00am-11.15am Talk 1: The Autism Act: what is it and what does it mean for you in education and work The Autism Act 2009 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Act makes provision about the needs of autistic adults. Find out what it means and what your rights and opportunities are. 11.15am-11.30am BREAK 11.30am-12.45pm Talk 2: Being an Autistic Parent We will look at how to cope if you have children and you are on the autistic spectrum yourself. This situation is largely neglected in literature and other training courses so we hope you will find it extra helpful! 12.45pm-1.15pm LUNCH (lunch is not provided) 1.15pm-3.15pm Workshop: Managing at Work (includes video) Working is vital for independence. A lot of people enjoy working because they feel it gives them purpose and value. However, lots of autistic adults struggle finding a suitable job and then maintaining their job. This workshop looks at why working can be difficult and the sorts of things you as an autistic adult can do yourself to make it more manageable, as well as realistic and reasonable ideas on what employers and colleagues can do to support you. You will also watch a short-animated film written and directed by Alis Rowe about A Day at Work for The Girl with The Curly Hair. Exhibitors We are offering exhibition space at great value too (just £105), so if you would like to have a stand at our event, purchase a ticket or get in touch to discuss the arrangements

Sat June 13, 2020 09:30 am To: Sat - June 13, 2020 - 03:30 pm
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