This workshop gives a personal insight of what it's like to live with ASD as a female. As well as hearing a personal story, this workshop will cover the following themes:
- why ASD is more commonly seen in males
- why diagnosing females might be difficult
- differences between males and females
- females with ASD
- parents and families
- clinical professionals
“It's very inspiring to hear from a woman who has the condition."
This event will be hosted by Dee McAlinden, a Trainer at the curly hair project. She is an experienced public speaker who was diagnosed with ASD in 2015.
For more information about Dee, visit www.thegirlwiththecurlyhair.co.uk/curly-hair-helpers.
Vet4life - Surbiton has a few free parking places on site (entrance to the car park via Cottage Grove):
It is about 6 minutes' walk away from Surbiton train station. Surbiton train station has fast trains to and from London Waterloo.
The workshop is being held in the reception area of a veterinary clinic. The clinic will close at 7pm, with only us inside the venue. The room looks like this:
The outside of the clinic looks like this:
Please bring your own refreshments. There are also some shops and cafes nearby for you to visit during the break.
If numbers for this workshop are low, we will have no choice but to cancel it. Please check your email inbox and spam one or two days before the workshop is due to run as we will send you an email if it has been cancelled.
About the curly hair project:
The curly hair project is a UK social enterprise dedicated to supporting women and girls with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their loved ones. Founder Alis Rowe created the organisation in 2013 after struggling to find good quality, uplifting information about ASD for herself. Alis Rowe is an acclaimed author and award winning young entrepreneur. She has been endorsed by leading professionals including Professor Tony Attwood. For information about the curly hair project, please visit www.thegirlwiththecurlyhair.co.uk.