Understanding and supporting sensory differences in autism - Part 1

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A series of six webinars hosted by The National Autistic Society Scotland and delivered by Tanya Tennant Training and Consultancy.

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Are you a parent/carer of an autistic child or young person and looking to understand ways in how to support them? These webinars will provide you with a wealth of knowledge, helping you to build confidence in understanding and supporting autistic young people across a range of difficulties and challenges.

Join us for a series of six online webinars using zoom. Each webinar has two parts and attendance at all six enhances the knowledge share. There is no requirement to join all six webinars but each session builds on the knowledge from the previous.

Session 3 in a series of 6 free online webinars

Understanding and supporting sensory differences in autism - Part 1

• Understanding sensory processing

• Explore how sensory information may be processed differently in autism

• Over and under sensitivity

• Filtering sensory information

• Levels of arousal

• Sensory defensiveness

• One sensory input at a time

• Attaching a meaning to a sensation

If you require further information please contact Clare.Kennedy@nas.org.uk

The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people. Since 1962, we’ve been transforming lives, changing attitudes and helping to create a society that works for autistic adults and children.

We transform lives by providing support, guidance and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers. Since 1962, autistic people have turned to us at key moments or challenging times in their lives, be it getting a diagnosis, going to school or finding work.

Tanya Tennant Autism Training and Consultancy was founded in April 2016. They are specialists in the Autistic Spectrum Disorders and associated conditions. They provide training and consultancy for individuals living with and supporting people with Autism. Tanya has over 21 years of experience working in the field of Autism in both residential and educational settings and more recently specialising in supporting parents, carers and professionals working in the field of autism. Tanya also brings her personal experience of the last 23 years of living with and supporting autistic people through supporting her 23yr old son who was diagnosed at age two. Tanya also has a diagnosis of Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder which she received in December 2013.

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