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Autumn Autism Online Conference 2021

12th August 2021

Autumn Autism Online Conference – Tues 5th and Wednesday 6th October 2021

Autism West Midlands are delighted to bring you our second on-line conference. After the success of last year’s October event, we have arranged another two days of talks from expert speakers on a range of topics which will be of interest to parents, autistic adults and professionals across the West Midlands and beyond.

Tickets cost £20 and will enable delegates to listen live across the two days or catch up with the recordings alter.

The speakers and topics are:

  • What makes a positive difference to the lives of autistic children and adults and their families – Dr Glenys Jones, University of Birmingham
  • Anxiety and autism – adapting therapeutic strategies and when to seek help – Dr Harvinder Tagger, Clinical Psychologist & Psychological Therapies Lead – Solar (Solihull)
  • Autism and sexualised behaviour, strategies to help – Shereen Khan, Barnardo’s – Autism Services
  • Autistic understanding and acceptance: a personal insight – Tigger Pritchard, Expert by Experience
  • Behaviours of concern, thinking out of the box – Lee Burden, Senior trainer / behavioural specialist, Autism West Midlands
  • Benefits of parent-to-parent support – Walsall & Wolverhampton Parent Support Group, Experts by Experience
  • Good autism support in mainstream schools, what does it look like? – Johanna Condon, Autism Strategic Lead, SEND and Wellbeing, Birmingham City Council
  • Pathological Demand Avoidance – Tigger Pritchard, Expert by Experience
  • The value of peer support to autistic parents – Autistic Parents UK, Experts by Experience
  • A woman’s collective; discussing life as autistic women – members of AWM’s Women’s Discussion Group, Experts by Experience

For more information and to purchase a ticket visit:

https://autismwestmidlands.org.uk/events/online-conference-2021/

If you are an organisation requiring invoicing for multiple tickets or you have any other queries, contact Hilary McGlynn hilarym@austismwestmidlands.org.uk

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