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An Autistic perspective on autism

An Autistic perspective on autism

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The Fórsa Connacht/Ulster SNA Branch is holding training for Its members. "An Autistic perspective on autism"

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The 2 sessions will be entitled "An Autistic perspective on autism"

Content:

What autism is and is not

A different way of viewing your Autistic pupils outside of the deficit model

Autistic Culture

Communication: Verbal and non-verbal

Anxiety

Sensory Processing

Behaviours

Learning outcomes:

An insight into Autistic thinking, feeling, processing and being

A deeper understanding of “behaviours” and why some “approved” methods aren’t the best strategies

Ways to lessen the mutual gaps in communication

Tools to help your Autistic pupils to thrive

Evaleen, founder of AUsome Training and Konfident Kidz is passionate about changing the narrative around autism. Evaleen has played a pivotal role in changing understanding and acceptance in Ireland. Evaleen found out she is Autistic at the age of 37 and has been researching and teaching since then. She is also author of helpful books like Konnect Series and "Standing Up for Myself". Most recently she has developed a program for primary schools called "Include" that can be used in schools to promote Neurodiversity and Inclusion

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