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An Experiential View Of Autism

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Rivermead Partnership, Mid Kent College Medway Campus

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The training will firstly ‘recap’ basic knowledge and understanding of autism and then give an experiential view of autism, giving real life examples of thought processes and perceptions from an individual on the spectrum.

Areas to be discussed include: communication, sensory sensitivities, information overload, anxiety and expectation/routine.

The trainer usually gives training in a relaxed ’workshop style’ where discussion and didactic learning is encouraged.

Please note: A resource library will also be available before and after the session providing texts to browse.

About the trainer: Krysia has a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome and studies MA Autism Studies at the Tizard Centre, part of the University of Kent. She is part of the ‘Attentiveness of Autism’ project in the North Kent Methodist Circuit and runs workshops locally for a Fostering Agency. She also writes a blog at: http://www.krysiawally.blogspot.com

This training is in collaboration with the Rivermead Inclusive Trust who are proud to be hosting Krysia Waldock as guest speaker.

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on: burkh013@medwaymail.org

Parking is available onsite and once delegates have signed in at reception they can buy refreshments before being collected and taken up to the training area.

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