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Autism: Promoting Positive Mental Health Conference

This conference is for parents and professionals and will take place on Friday 28th February 2020 Double Tree Hotel, Nottingham 9:00 – 3:00 (Professionals: £120 Parents: £65).

During the conference there will be arrange of keynote speakers and workshops.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Professor Barry Carpenter
Visiting Professor of Mental Health in Education at Oxford Brookes University
Author of over 150 articles on a range of learning disabilities/special needs topics. With a career spanning 30 years and holding leadership positions in schools and academia, Barry now lectures nationally and internationally.

Katie Buckingham
Founder and Director of Altruist Enterprises
Diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of 16 years, Katie sees her autism as an advantage. Katie recently delivered her first TEDxtalk titled, ‘I’m fine. Let’s stop masking our mental health issues’ which is available to watch on You Tube.

WORKSHOP CHOICES

  • Using 5 Point Scales to Regulate Emotions
  • The Homunculi Approach: using CBT to deal with stress, anxiety and negative thoughts, feelings and behaviour’
  • Interception: the eighth sense
  • Autism, puberty and adolescence

For more information on the Conference, download the flyer attached below.

Flyer Autism Conference

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