Brought to you by the organisers of The Autism Show

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Welcome to Webinar Week

An online learning series: 12th – 17th October 2020

In partnership with 

This year The Autism Show has gone digital to offer you over 30 hours of online learning, designed to make a positive difference to the autistic children and adults you care for, support or teach.

Over six days in October, you will have the opportunity to watch a huge range of live webinars providing the latest autism news and views, practical strategies and approaches, and direct insights from adults on the spectrum. You’ll be able to learn from the experiences of other attendees and have the opportunity to quiz the speakers for personalised advice via the in-webinar chat box.

Your ticket also includes 30 day access to stream recordings of all the week’s webinars, so you don’t need to worry about missing any and can watch them when most convenient to you. Plus, you can watch a whole host of additional pre-recorded webinars from a selection of autism specialist suppliers.

If you’re looking for information and direction pre or post diagnosis, are facing daily challenges, or approaching significant transition points, then The Autism Show: Webinar Week can help you.

Book the series now for just £29.99 for parents and family carers, and £49.99 for professionals. Content is CPD certified. Price includes 30 day access to recordings of all the webinars in the series.

Please scroll down for more information on each day in the series.

Home & School Matters:

Mon 12th – Tues 13th October 2020

In partnership with 

Hear the UK’s leading autism professionals, researchers and campaigners discussing the latest news and views on the condition in partnership with the National Autistic Society.

Highlights include webinars from Carol Povey, Director of the Centre for Autism at the National Autistic Society; Dr Carrie Grant, BAFTA award-winning broadcaster, vocal coach and advocate; Dr Ann Ozsivadjian, Principal Clinical Psychologist at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust; Dr Georgia Pavlopoulou, Senior Teaching Fellow in Developmental Psychology and Mental Health with post Doc research in sleep, and Lead Autism Trainer at Anna Freud Centre; and Dr Prithvi Perepa, Lecturer in Autism Studies at University of Birmingham.

TimeTitleSpeaker
10.00 - 10.10Welcome and introductionKate Laird, Webinar Manager at The Autism Show and Autism Learns
10.10 - 10.50Updates and initiatives: a round-up of current issues in autism research, policy and practiceCarol Povey, Director for the Centre for Autism at National Autistic Society
10.50 - 11.30Reducing anxiety and supporting the mental health of autistic children and young peopleReece Coker, SEND Workshops and Training Manager at POINT
11.30 - 11.50Break 
11.50 - 12.25 Preparing for the transition to adulthood Rachel Babbidge, Transition Support Coordinator at National Autistic Society
12.25 - 13.00“I struggle at school but I want to learn”: providing a secure base and reducing barriers to learningTessa Morton and Jane Gurnett, Founders of Act for Autism
13.00 - 13.45Lunch break 
13.45 - 14.20Making the sensory environment work for autistic pupilsPaul Isaacs, Trainer, Consultant and Author
14.20 - 14.55Inclusive education for autistic children: helping children and young people to learn and flourish in the classroomDr Rebecca Wood, Senior Lecturer in Special Education at University of East London
14.55 - 15.10Break 
15.10 - 15.45Understanding distressed behaviour and minimising the triggers at schoolJustin Price, Headteacher of Freemantles School
15.45 - 15.50Closing remarks Kate Laird, Webinar Manager at The Autism Show and Autism Learns

Content may be subject to change.

TimeTitleSpeaker
10.00 - 10.10Welcome and introductionKate Laird, Webinar Manager at The Autism Show and Autism Learns
10.10 - 10.50Ways to help children and young people cope with anxietyDr Ann Ozsivadjian, Principal Clinical Psychologist at Evelina London Children's Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
10.50 - 11.30Classroom interventions for social and communication difficulties Aaron Yorke, Autism Teacher and Advisor at Birmingham Council Communication and Autism Team
11.30 - 11.50Break 
11.50 - 12.25 Understanding the needs of children with multiple diagnosis - taking a holistic approach Dr Prithvi Perepa, Lecturer in Autism Studies at University of Birmingham
12.25 - 13.00Sleep and mental health in autism: learning from autistic adolescentsDr Georgia Pavlopoulou, Senior Teaching Fellow in Developmental Psychology and Mental Health with post Doc research in sleep, and Lead Autism Trainer at Anna Freud Centre
13.00 - 14.00Lunch break 
14.00 - 14.35What we can (and can’t) learn from research about wellbeing in autistic children and their parentsDr Kathy Leadbitter, Research Fellow at University of Manchester
14.35 - 15.10Distressed behaviour - understanding your childProf Andy McDonnell, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Director of Studio III Clinical Services
15.10 - 15.50How to ride the waves of uncertainty, advocate for and champion our children and become a shapeshifter parent Dr Carrie Grant, BAFTA award-winning broadcaster, vocal coach and advocate
15.50 - 15.55Closing remarks Kate Laird, Webinar Manager at The Autism Show and Autism Learns

Content may be subject to change.

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Carol Povey is the Director of the Centre for Autism at the National Autistic Society.

Carol has worked with autistic people and their families for over 40 years.

For the last 20 years, she has worked for the National Autistic Society, with the past 10 years as the Director of the Centre for Autism. She now works part time, focusing on particular projects, and is a member of the council of Administration of Autism Europe.

Carol has particular interests in autism and women and girls, older people and the criminal justice system.

She has contributed to a number of publications, and has trained and presented at conferences nationally and internationally.

Carol is also a Trustee of the Seashell Trust which supports children with very complex needs.

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Dr Ann Ozsivadjian is a Principal Clinical Psychologist who worked for several years as the senior psychologist in a specialist complex neurodevelopmental disorders team, which provided assessments and treatments for a wide range of neurodevelopmental difficulties and co-occurring conditions.

Her particular research interests and clinical specialism are mental health problems in ASD and adapting interventions for young people on the autism spectrum, and she regularly presents at conferences on these topics.

She also provides training courses across the UK on the assessment and treatment of mental health problems in autism spectrum disorders.

She has published a number of papers and co-authored book chapters. She has also produced a number of podcasts and webinars in conjunction with the Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

She currently works in independent practice and is also an honorary researcher at King’s College London.

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Dr Kathy Leadbitter is Research Fellow at the University of Manchester.

Kathy is passionate about pragmatic and high-impact research that will directly improve the lives of autistic children and their families, both in the UK and in low income countries. Her research interests and expertise lie in intervention development and testing, communication and language development, and issues surrounding wellbeing, quality of life in autistic people and their families.

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Dr Georgia Pavlopoulou is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Developmental Psychology and Mental Health with post Doc research in sleep, and the Anna Freud Centre Autism Lead Trainer.

Dr Pavlopoulou is an Early Career researcher with more than 19 years of experience working with autistic people and their families in health and education settings. She was awarded a PhD in Developmental Psychology and Mental Health in 2019 examining autistic and non-autistic siblings’ experiences of wellbeing. Her UCL post doc research focused on personalised care in sleep management and anxiety with autistic adolescents using innovative participatory methodologies.

She has expertise in creative participatory health and educational research and knowledge exchange programs which aim to bring together families, professionals, YP and activists to promote neurodiversity, acceptance, and mental health in educational and health settings In 2018, she co-established and run the 1st ever Siblings Research Network at Great Ormond Hospital for autistic and non-autistic children and their families.

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Aaron Yorke is an autism practitioner and speaker.

He has been an SEN teacher for over 15 years and works in mainstream schools within Birmingham supporting children with Autism.

Aaron was also diagnosed with autism as an adult and has a son with autism.

He shares his experiences both professionally and personally during his talks and offers some great solutions how to help children with autism in education today.

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Paul Isaacs has been a speaker, trainer and consultant for eight years and has spoken at many national events on the subject of autism.

He has authored five books and contributed to other books on the subject of autism.

He is also a blogger and creative consultant on the the cartoon Pablo, supplying story ideas, perspectives and content.

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Justin Price has spent 27 years working in Special Education. He has been a head teacher for the last 13 years, initially in a school for children with Severe Learning Difficulties, and for the last 9 years at Freemantles School in Woking. Freemantles is a large school specifically for children and young people with complex autism with 193 pupils, which also leads extensive Outreach and Training Services which supports over 1000 children in the west of Surrey. Freemantles has recently set up a KS2 Centre Class for children with Aspergers which will eventually be co-located on a Mainstream Site and will have a KS1 class added to it. These will still co lead by Freemantles offering a curriculum that truly addresses social and emotional needs as well as the academic subjects.

Since taking on this role Justin and the school staff have become progressively more interested in how they can effectively address all aspects of emotional wellbeing across their community. Specifically they have developed an interest in their approaches to efficiently teach social understanding to both the pupils at the school and those in mainstream settings. Freemantles is the pioneer Social Stories Satellite School and Justin is one of the school’s Carol Gray accredited Social StoriesTM Trainers. He has worked closely with Peter Vermeulen to ensure these approaches actually address the challenges that each young person faces.

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Jane Gurnett is an actor, teacher of Drama and workshop leader. As an actor, Jane worked extensively on television and in theatre, including Dangerfield and Casualty. In theatre, she has played leading roles at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre and West End musicals.

Jane tutors and mentors drama students as well as teaching in a mainstream school. She has a BA (Hons) in Theatre Studies, an MA in the Advance Workings of Shakespeare and is studying towards a B Phil in Autism with Birmingham University.

Jane is passionate about all children having a voice. Her work at Act for Autism, developing workshops and strategies with another of our speakers, Tessa Morton, is a powerful vehicle to change the way we look at autism.

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Tessa Morton, over the last 20 years, has grown a successful practice; working as a trainer and coach, advising and directing professionals with communication challenges.

She is a qualified Cognitive Behaviour Therapist from the University of Worcester and member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy). She runs a private practice offering post-diagnostic support and runs voluntary drama and social skills groups for young people on the autistic spectrum.

Tessa founded Act for Autism in 2015 because she is passionate about supporting young people with autism and creating awareness in the wider community.

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Dr. Andrew McDonnell is a Clinical Psychologist and Director of Studio3 Training Systems located in Warwickshire, UK.

He has a special interest in arousal mechanisms in people with autism and the management of severe challenging behaviours. Other areas of interest are stress management, person centred approaches to behaviour management, arousal mechanisms and their application to human behaviour, and sensory perceptual processing differences.

Andrew’s doctoral thesis evaluated the impact of staff training in low arousal approaches and has been the subject of his book Managing Aggressive Behaviour in Care Settings: Understanding and Applying Low Arousal Approaches. The low arousal approach was first developed by Dr. McDonnell. He has lectured on this subject in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Dr Rebecca Wood is a former teacher and autism education practitioner who is a Senior Lecturer in Special Education at the University of East London and a visiting researcher at King’s College London.

She completed her PhD in autism and education at the University of Birmingham where she was also Project Manager of the Transform Autism Education project, a tri-national teacher training scheme, funded by the European Commission. Rebecca was subsequently a postdoctoral Fellow at the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King’s, where she was funded by the ESRC.

Her book Inclusive Education for Autistic Children: Helping Children and Young People to Learn and Flourish in the Classroom* is published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, and she has had articles published in the Educational Review, the British Journal of Special Education, as well as via online media such as the Times Education Supplement, The Psychologist and The Conversation.

*Interwoven with comments from autistic children and adult contributors throughout, this book presents original research that completely reframes how educators should consider autism and educational inclusion, arguing that the ways autistic children think, learn, communicate and exhibit their understanding need to be valued and supported. Inclusive Education for Autistic Children: Helping Children and Young People to Learn and Flourish in the Classroom is available now to buy by clicking HERE.

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Rachel Babbidge is Transition Support Coordinator at National Autistic Society.

I have worked for the NAS for 12 years, starting my career working at a residential school where I developed a special interest in what happens after school for autistic young people.

This lead me to my current role of 6 years, as the Transition support coordinator for England. Within the service, I coordinate a team of fantastic volunteer advisors and we have supported over 1000 young autistic people and their families since 2018. I am extremely passionate about supporting young autistic people to ensure that their transitions are person centred, well managed and people are able to live the lives they choose.

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Dr Prithvi Perepa is Lecturer in Autism Studies at University of Birmingham.

Prithvi was trained as a special educator and worked for more than 25 years with individuals on the autism spectrum across the age range. He has worked in mainstream schools, special schools and in care settings. Prithvi’s has published many books and articles on the subject of autism.

Timings

DaysTimes
Mon 12th - Tues 13th Oct 202010am - 4pm

Ticket Prices

Ticket TypePrice
Parent/Family Carer£29.99
Professional£49.99
Adult on the Autism Spectrum£23.99

•This is the price for the whole Webinar Week and includes 30 day access to recordings of all webinars.
•Booking fees apply. £2.93 for parents and family carers, £4.49 for professionals, and £2.46 for adults on the autism spectrum.

We will send you an email containing joining details for all six days of webinars on Monday 5th Oct. Please note that there will be different links and passwords for each day. If you do not receive this email, please contact us at info@autismshow.co.uk.

In order to watch the webinar, you will need the following:

  • A computer, tablet or smartphone with working speakers (a computer is preferable to better view the presentations, participate in live polls and, if you wish, chat with other attendees or ask questions to presenters)
  • An internet connection with a good speed

Simply click on the link we send you to join the webinars for that day. If you do not already have Zoom downloaded on your device, you will be prompted to download the software and set up an account – this should only take two minutes to complete.

Ticket holders will be able to gain 30 day access to a recording of all live and pre-recorded webinars, and a CPD Certificate of Attendance for professionals by CLICKING HERE and entering the password provided five days following the Webinar Week.

Practical Strategies & Approaches:

Wed 14th – Thurs 15th October 2020

Learn practical strategies and approaches which can make a positive difference.

This programme contains webinars from experienced autism specialists who will be covering subjects such as: navigating the SEN system; supporting children with autism in a mainstream classroom using a holistic approach underpinned by behaviour analysis; reducing sensory overload in an easy and practical way at home; tips for homeschooling during lockdown; and estate planning for parents of children with autism .

TimeTitleSpeaker
10.00 - 10.30Creating Visual Resources in Minutes: Introducing the new Boardmaker 7, the best symbol software just got better!Tina Voizey, Education Manager at Tobii Dynavox
10.40 - 11.10Navigating the SEN system
Hayley Mason, Specialist Solicitor at SEN Legal
11.10 - 11.30Break 
11.30 - 12.00What has the world of autism got to offer? Quite a lot actually: An exploration of the many positives that often get forgotten
Andrew Whitehouse, SEND Consultant at People First Education with support from TTS
12.10 - 12.40 Adapting to Covid-19 at Home From Home Care Anna Selby-Wells, Marketing Manager at Home From Home Care
12.40 - 13.20Lunch break 
13.20 - 13.50Supporting children with autism In a mainstream classroom using a holistic approach underpinned by behaviour analysis
Bernadett Rankasz, Head of Early Years at BeyondAutism
14.00 - 14.30Reducing sensory overload in an easy and practical way at home - with free SAS listening course
Steven Michaëlis, CEO of SAS Centre
14.30 - 14.50Break 
14.50 - 15.20Lessons learnt from homeschooling during lockdown Lesley Burton, Parent and Founder of SenseToys
15.30 - 16.00Practical skills therapeutic education
 
Graeme Cheyne, Director of Marketing and Admissions at Ruskin Mill Trust

Content may be subject to change.

TimeTitleSpeaker
10.00 - 10.30Create and share symbol resources between school and home with Widgit OnlineSue White, Education Specialist at Widgit Software
10.40 - 11.10Home based learningKate Landells, Head Teacher of Hill House, and Naseem Akhtar, Regional Educational Lead at Cambian Group
11.10 - 11.30Break 
11.30 - 12.00Relational practice and autismIan Thorsteinsson, Executive Principal at Cavendish Education
12.10 - 12.40 An introduction to profiling autism with Autism ProgressDale Pickles, Managing Director of B Squared
12.40 - 13.20Lunch break 
13.20 - 13.50Creating safer environments: An Introduction to Safespace products Amanda Farrell, Senior Product Advisor at Safespaces
14.00 - 14.30Executive function difficulties and its relationship to autismDr Andrew W. McAnespie, Clinical Lead and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Options Autism. Contributions from Rebecca Johnson and Olivia Alleyne, Assistant Psychologists at Options Autism.
14.30 - 14.50Break 
14.50 - 15.20Visual supports - the TomTag way! Clare Cusack, Parent and co-founder of Orkid Ideas
15.30 - 16.00Estate planning for parents of children with autism Philip Ogden, Senior Estate Planning Consultant at Estate Planning Solutions

Content may be subject to change.

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Tina Voizey is Education Manager at Tobii Dynavox. Tina Voizey is a SEND teacher with over 25 years’ experience working with learners in a classroom environment and within the assistive technology and AAC field.

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Amanda Farrell is Senior Product Advisor at Safespaces. In her role as Senior Product Advisor, Amanda works closely with teams in education, healthcare, child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), occupational health and hospital medics to advise on the use of Safespace products. These collaborations help to develop bespoke solutions to better meet complex needs and provide training on the appropriate use of Safespaces.

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Hayley Mason is Senior Solicitor at SEN Legal.

I am principally based in Cambridge although I represent clients nationally. I have successfully acted for parents across a number of Local Authority areas – from obtaining an EHC Needs Assessment right through to extremely complex post-19 Appeals.

I have a vast range of expertise in SEND Tribunal work and I draft formal submissions and carry out all of the legal work involved with representing parents of children and young persons in the SEND Tribunal in order to obtain fundamental special educational provision for them. I have excellent interpersonal skills in order to assure parents throughout the Appeal process and am skilled in explaining the complexities of what is an undeniably complex field. I am also specialist in the area of Court of Protection.

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Anna Selby‑Wells is Marketing Manager for Home From Home Care. I have worked with the dedicated family who set up this specialist provision for the last 8 years.

I am passionate about being able to share information and give support to families who are navigating the complex world of adult social care by sharing experiences and insights from a family perspective as well as the unique care model of Home From Home Care.

During my time with the service, I have attended up to 250 events a year, including The Autism Show as well as other smaller information days, transition events in schools and parent group coffee mornings in order to share the unique story of how Home From Home Care came to be and how it has evolved over the course of the 17 years it has been operating to support individuals with complex needs to live an ordinary life on their own terms.

For families, information is empowerment, and for professionals, collaboration and knowledge sharing is paramount. Since March 2020, the service has evolved immensely as the world has changed around us, while continuing to deliver exceptional care and support to individuals with complex needs, so I am keen to share our experiences of the pandemic with others and how we have adapted to Covid-19.

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Steven Michaëlis is CEO of SAS Centre. Steven is the originator of the SAS Methodology as used by experienced Practitioners throughout Europe. He is an expert in human auditory perception and neuro-acoustic interventions. Steven has developed activation techniques that help the brain to process sensory information more effectively, stimulate inter-hemispheric synchronisation and strengthen speech & language. He will offer a short SAS listening course for free to all attendees of his webinar.

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Andrew Whitehouse is SEND Consultant at People First Education with support from TTS. TEDx Speaker Andrew Whitehouse is a specialist in neurological diversity and provides interventions for professionals, parents and young people with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and related conditions.

Andrew has a number of roles including training, strategies and therapies for education professionals in schools and colleges, observing learners in the learning environment and providing practical solutions to help them achieve their potential.

Andrew provides short courses for Bishop Grosseteste University and the University of Lincoln and holds a number of UK and overseas contracts. He has delivered three TEDx Talks including “From Disability to Superpowers” and has an extensive conference profile. Andrew is also a Forensic SEND Consultant and acts as an expert witness in SEND related court cases.

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Dr Andrew W. McAnespie is Clinical Lead and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Options Autism. After initially working for seven years in mental health nursing, Drew has worked for the last 20 years in Clinical Psychology. He has worked in a wide variety of areas, including CAMHS, Mental Health Personality Disorder and Forensic Psychology. For over five years, he has worked as Clinical Lead and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Options Barton which provides education and care to children with autism and associated complex needs.

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Sue White is Education Specialist at Widgit Software. Sue joined the Widgit team over 2 years ago as our Education Specialist. Prior to that she was an Advisory Teacher with the Communication, Learning and Autism Support Service (CLASS) in East Sussex for over 16 years, with specialisms in Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Speech and Language difficulties. Sue was also a Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator in an East Sussex Primary School for many years and has always been an avid user and supporter of Widgit Symbols and software.

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Graeme Cheyne is Managing Director of Clervaux Trust and Clervaux Garden School, and Director of Marketing and Admissions for Ruskin Mill Trust.

Graeme has been working with children and young people in social care for the past 23 years. Graeme started his career as volunteer in a school for young people with ASC in Scotland before going on to run a charity at the University of Edinburgh, which provided weekly relief and respite for young people from disadvantaged and under-resourced areas in the city.

Graeme has run a number of services for young people from small to large children’s homes, schools (including residential special schools), fostering agencies and adult homes for young people with Emotional, Social and behavioral difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Condition and learning difficulties (including profound and multiple learning difficulties and associated conditions).

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Ian Thorsteinsson is an Executive Principal for the Cavendish Education Group, a specialist schools group which includes the autism-specialist school, Gretton School. He has been with the organisation since 2018 and before this Ian held a number of senior management roles in specialist education, particularly autism schools and services. His extensive experience has taken him all over the UK and he has even opened a school for autism in Saudi Arabia. Ian is passionate about delivering a strong, effective and well resourced provision, which is planned individually to ensure the best short-through to long-term outcomes.

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Philip Ogden is Senior Estate Planning Consultant at Estate Planning Solutions. I have spent more than 40 years in financial services and estate planning. Like all of our consultants, I am an Associate of the Institute of Professional Will writers. I have a particular specialisation in advising parents of carers of vulnerable beneficiaries, delivering talks to various such groups all over the country.

The protection of vulnerable people is vital when considering how to structure your Will to ensure that their legacy is not lost through the many threats that they could encounter when parents and grandparents are no longer around.

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Dale Pickles is Managing Director of B Squared. Dale works with schools all over the UK to help deliver best practice, reduce teacher workload and help schools move forward with assessment. He has spoken at conferences such as The Autism Show and written articles for education publications, including Education Technology and Assessment & Development Matters. He regularly hosts B Squared’s webinars discussing issues such as “What is ‘GOOD’ progress?” and is the host of the special needs podcast SENDcast.

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Bernadett Rankasz is Head of Early Years at BeyondAutism. Since graduating as a Teacher of Health Sciences, Bernadett has been passionate about teaching children with special needs. She gained significant experience teaching in a wide range of educational settings, including mainstream primary and secondary schools, special schools and ASD units. More recently, Bernadett was Head of Primary Phase in a free school for children with autism in south west London.

Bernadett firmly believes that every child holds an innate potential to succeed in life with the presence of empathy, equal opportunity and a supportive and competent multidisciplinary team. As Head of Early Years at BeyondAutism, Bernadett feels privileged to have the opportunity to witness even more children with autism pursue growth and happiness in their educational setting and throughout life.

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Clare Cusack is the creator of TomTag, a multi award-winning visual support system and the co-founder of Orkid Ideas.

TomTag by Orkid Ideas is a unique and versatile system for making visual schedules, timetables and checklists. It was inspired by Clare’s son, Tomas, who has autism, with the first product – a colourful school bag packing checklist – launched in 2013 and expanding over the last six years into a range of more than 20 different kits across a wide range of issues and areas of life.

Clare is mum to two teenagers and a keen cyclist. She has raised over £2,000 by cycling from London to various European capitals in aid of the National Autistic Society and in 2018 achieved her ambition of cycling from Lands End to John O Groats.

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Lesley Burton is a parent of a son on the spectrum and founder of SenseToys.com.

Lesley set up SenseToys, an online shop to sell toys for all SEN children, in 2005. She has been a regular exhibitor and speaker at The Autism Show. She is now writing a book compiling the strategies she has used at home to help her son cope with everyday life, which will be published later in the year.

Timings

DayTime
Sat 18th July 202010am - 11.30pm

Ticket Prices

Ticket TypePrice
Parent/Family Carer£29.99
Professional£49.99
Adult on the Autism Spectrum£23.99

•This is the price for the whole Webinar Week and includes 30 day access to recordings of all webinars.
•Booking fees apply. £2.93 for parents and family carers, £4.49 for professionals, and £2.46 for adults on the autism spectrum.

We will send you an email containing joining details for all six days of webinars on Monday 5th Oct. Please note that there will be different links and passwords for each day. If you do not receive this email, please contact us at info@autismshow.co.uk.

In order to watch the webinar, you will need the following:

  • A computer, tablet or smartphone with working speakers (a computer is preferable to better view the presentations, participate in live polls and, if you wish, chat with other attendees or ask questions to presenters)
  • An internet connection with a good speed

Simply click on the link we send you to join the webinars for that day. If you do not already have Zoom downloaded on your device, you will be prompted to download the software and set up an account – this should only take two minutes to complete.

Ticket holders will be able to gain 30 day access to a recording of all live and pre-recorded webinars, and a CPD Certificate of Attendance for professionals by CLICKING HERE and entering the password provided five days following the Webinar Week.

Autism Talks:

Fri 16th – Sat 17th October 2020

In partnership with 

Listen to the experiences of autistic adults to gain direct insights into your past, present and future, in partnership with Autism Assemble.

Just some of the webinars in this programme include: My time at school – The experiences and challenges I faced; Girls on the spectrum: autistic experiences of puberty; An introduction to sensory differences; My autism success story – From school to employment and beyond; and How being diagnosed at 44 changed my life for the better.

TimeTitleSpeaker
10.00 - 10.30What is Autism Assemble? - The online multi-media autism support groupConnor Ward and Holly Smith
10.40 - 11.10Thriving as an autistic woman, unintentional gaslighting, and autism acceptance
Joely Williams
11.10 - 11.30Break 
11.30 - 12.00My time at school - The experiences and challenges I faced
Alex Manners
12.10 - 12.40 How being diagnosed at 44 changed myl ife for the better
 
Kelly Grainger
12.40 - 13.20Lunch break 
13.20 - 13.50The autistic adoptee - From troubled childhood to autisticly awesome
Richie Smith
14.00 - 14.30Girls on the spectrum: Autistic experiences of puberty
Vicky Whiting
14.30 - 14.50Break 
14.50 - 15.20Insights from an autistic teacher
 
Chris Bonnello
15.30 - 16.00How acting helped me master my autism
 
Travis George

Content may be subject to change.

TimeTitleSpeaker
10.00 - 10.30How COVID-19 is affecting the autism community, now and foreverConnor Ward
10.40 - 11.10TImagination/executive function: My biggest flawTom Bowes
11.10 - 11.30Break 
11.30 - 12.00An introduction to sensory differencesGeorgia Harper and Sam Ahern
12.10 - 12.40 How I navigated my school life being autistic Max J Green
12.40 - 13.20Lunch break 
13.20 - 13.50My autism success story - From school to employment and beyondMichael Barton
14.00 - 14.30Parenting an autistic child as an adultElla Tabb
14.30 - 14.50Break 
14.50 - 15.20Two years and counting - My adult autism diagnosis story Kevin Chapman
15.30 - 16.00Autism, accelerate the understanding Dan Jones

Content may be subject to change.

Timings

DaysTimes
Fri 16th - Sat 17th Oct 202010am - 4pm

Ticket Prices

Ticket TypePrice
Parent/Family Carer£29.99
Professional£49.99
Adult on the Autism Spectrum£23.99

•This is the price for the whole Webinar Week and includes 30 day access to recordings of all webinars.
•Booking fees apply. £2.93 for parents and family carers, £4.49 for professionals, and £2.46 for adults on the autism spectrum.

We will send you an email containing joining details for all six days of webinars on Monday 5th Oct. Please note that there will be different links and passwords for each day. If you do not receive this email, please contact us at info@autismshow.co.uk.

In order to watch the webinar, you will need the following:

  • A computer, tablet or smartphone with working speakers (a computer is preferable to better view the presentations, participate in live polls and, if you wish, chat with other attendees or ask questions to presenters)
  • An internet connection with a good speed

Simply click on the link we send you to join the webinars for that day. If you do not already have Zoom downloaded on your device, you will be prompted to download the software and set up an account – this should only take two minutes to complete.

Ticket holders will be able to gain 30 day access to a recording of all live and pre-recorded webinars, and a CPD Certificate of Attendance for professionals by CLICKING HERE and entering the password provided five days following the Webinar Week.

Book the series now for just £29.99 for parents and family carers, and £49.99 for professionals. Content is CPD certified. Price includes 30 day access to recordings of all the webinars in the series.