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Supporting parents and families of autistic children

Supporting parents and families of autistic children

This webinar will discuss approaches which build on engagement and connection. The focus will be on the role of the family in supporting a child to be their authentic autistic self. Learning Outcomes: To highlight autism through a neurodiversity affirming lens. To help parents to enjoy relationships with their children and to enjoy family life through raising awareness of neurodiversity-affirming approaches. To raise awareness of research-based programmes that promote social development through natural and spontaneous interactions. Facilitator: Roisin Doherty-Brady Roisin Doherty-Brady is a qualified primary school teacher. She has a BE’d Hons Degree in Education (1998) and a Postgraduate degree in SEN (2014). She has experience in a variety of educational settings including mainstream, SEN and autism and has assisted school leaders in the opening of autism classes. She works to support parents, teachers and SNAs by raising awareness of neurodiversity affirming practices. She continues to remain updated through reading, attending courses and discussing updated practices with neurodiversity affirming parents and professionals. Roisin’s children are autistic, and she advocates for autistic individuals to promote neurodiversity affirming practices, embedding diversity and inclusion in teaching and learning.

Course Details

Course Date 27-02-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 27-02-2024 8:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Speaker Roisin Doherty-Brady
Number Hours 1
Location Online

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