Act for Autism & CASS Support Workshop: 'Connecting with Autistic girls'

Act for Autism & CASS Support Workshop: 'Connecting with Autistic girls'

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Connecting with Autistic girls

About this event

A 2-hour online workshop for parents/carers and professionals supporting autistic women and girls.

What’s in it for you:

  • The workshop will be led by 2 qualified Act for Autism trainers
  • Share 20 years of knowledge, research, experience and parenting.
  • Delivered with passion and drive.
  • Will include the voice of autism advocates.
  • Will include time for reflection and discussion.

By attending this workshop you will:

  • Share the evidence (from Neuro Tribes and research reports) which suggests girls present differently with ASD than boys, and the signs that can be missed/the impact of unmet needs as a result of late diagnosis.
  • Diagnosis criteria (gender differences in diagnosis tools and criteria).
  • Girls and masking.
  • Match national research with local data via EHCP, SEND, JSNA etc and provide the local story from the data.
  • What is being communicated via behaviour?
  • How to spot differences in behaviour.
  • Language tweaks/Language of Safety (protective behaviours).
  • Develop a system-wide understanding of how Autism presents in girls, what to do and when.
  • Support individuals to maintain in their home environment.
  • Support girls to maintain education and help improve attendance at school.
  • Help reduce anxiety.
  • Help build resilience and emotional self-regulation (improving emotional wellbeing).
  • Prevent potential escalation of mental health issues.
  • Understand impacts with sleep and eating on girls.

Act for Autism Website

Coventry & Warwickshire Mind Website

Numbers are limited for this course.

Prior to the course commencing you will receive the initial paperwork followed by the link to the workshop.

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