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ASC Teen Pregnancy and ASC Girls & Women - Q&A

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Supporting ASC Teen Pregnancy and Question and Answer Session with Carly Jones MBE

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Follow on from Safeguarding, looking at teen pregnancy and then following week an ASC Girls and Young Women Q &A session.

We will keep the groups small. Priority will be given to Wandsworth Residents.

Limited tickets available for non- Wandsworth Residents, professionals are welcome to attend.

"Carly is a British Autism Advocate who has worked for the inclusion of Autistic women and girls since 2008. Spoken on News channels, Universities, Parliament and was the first British Autistic woman to address the United Nations on Autistic females’ rights.

Carly created the first free U.K. online safeguarding course for Autistic girls and has made award winning disability films shown in the UK, USA, Indonesia, India, Rome and Cannes Film festival. Carly was made an MBE in the 2017 New Years Honours list for services to those with Autism.

Since 2017 Carly has endeavoured to continue her campaign for U.K. wide pocket free Autistic safeguarding and elevation proudly holding a public appointment of a member of the UK Honours Committee.

In 2018 Carly was commissioned by the National Autism Charities to author on the updated National U.K. Government Department for Education Safeguarding guidance on Online Safety, Prevent Terrorism and Child Sexual Exploitation as well as working review of Autistics Female specific briefings for The Autism Acts strategy 10 year Anniversary.

In addition to this she has had several submissions to UK Parliament and the United Nation Human rights office accepted and published and a credited contributor to the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology guidance on Autism for both the House of Commons and House of Lords. She was invited to serve on the National Autistic Society Knowledge and Expert Advisory team, as an independent panel member for the Ministry of Justice for the Heathrow accessibility advisory group, NHS England Immunisation board and Barbican Accessibly.

She is named as UKs Top 100 U.K. female entrepreneurs 2020 and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts for her duties. Her aim to create social mobility and elevate the most diverse talents in the UK to ensure no talent is overlooked or wasted.

In her spare time Carly runs a free Sunday youth club for Autistic teens in crisis and supports Autistic children out of education.

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