The Hub: Theatre 2

Learn new strategies and approaches for the home and classroom in The Hub: Theatre 2.

Hub 2

This year’s programme includes presentations on subjects such as Trauma, Autism and Resilience – Strategies to Overcome the Effect of Anxiety on the Brain; What Box? – Designing a Curriculum that is Functionally Fit for Purpose; Preparing Young People with Autistic Spectrum Conditions for Work; and Securing an EHC Plan that Works for Your Child.

The Hub: Theatre 2 has a seating capacity of 80 and sound is relayed to the audience through wireless headsets to reduce noise levels in the hall.

Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, so please arrive as early as possible before the session you wish to attend to save disappointment.

Friday 22nd June 2018

Time
Title
Speaker
10.20 - 10.40

Utilising Modern Technology in SEND Support

Dani McNabb, Product Development at MADE

10.45 – 11.05

Challenging Behaviours, Sensory Processing and Sleep Disorders; Mutual Improvement with Safespaces

Amanda Farrell, Product Advisor at Safespaces

11.10 – 11.30

Trauma, Autism and Resilience - Strategies to Overcome the Effect of Anxiety on the Brain

Angela Stanton-Greenwood, TCI Consultant to Cornell University, New York, USA

11.35 – 11.55

An Evidence Based Approach to Integrating Quality of Life Outcomes in Person Centred Planning

Dr Andrew W. McAnespie, Clinical Lead and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Options Barton, Part of Options Autism

12.00 – 12.20

Adaptability is Key to Success when Working with ASD

Helen Dunn, Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist at Integrated Treatment Services, in Partnership with TTS

12.25 – 12.45

Medication, Education, Litigation...and Holidays!

Richard Crean, Partner at The Thomas Centre

12.50 – 13.10

What Box? - Designing a Curriculum that is Functionally Fit for Purpose

Iain Sim, Principal, and Nicky Tolley, Head of Therapy and Additional Support Services, at West Kirby School and College

13.15 – 13.35

Preparing Young People with Autistic Spectrum Conditions for Work

Tracy Lucas, Deputy Head at LVS Hassocks

13.40 – 14.00

Picking Your Battles – Strategies for Helping Children with Autism in Everyday Routines

Lesley Burton, Parent and Founder of SenseToys

14.05 – 14.25

Developing Skills for Life and Work Through a Total Communication Environment

Machteld Haugen, Head of Education, and Karen Aston, Total Communication Coordinator, at Coleg Elidyr

14.30 – 14.50

From Symbol Boards to iPads – Engagement, Literacy and Growth in Communication

Tina Voizey, Education Manager at Tobii Dynavox

14.55 – 15.15

A Pupil Centred Approach to Learning

Justine Sims, Head Teacher of Pontville School, Part of the Witherslack Group

15.20 – 15.40

Steps to Encourage Inclusion and Avoid Exclusion

Andy Cutting, Specialist Exclusions and Alternative Provision Advice Coordinator at The National Autistic Society

15.45 – 16.05

Practical Skills Therapeutic Education - 'Focus, Grasp and Step'

Oliver Cheney, Principal of Glasshouse and Argent Colleges, Part of Ruskin Mill Trust

16.10 - 16.30

Autism Support in the Workplace - A Dual Perspective

David Perkins, Director, at AS Mentoring, and Anna Farley, Project Manager at Autography Project, Artist, and Individual with Autism

16.35 - 16.55

The Three C’s: Connect, Calm, Communicate. Simple Drama Based Techniques for Home and the Class Room

Tessa Morton and Jane Gurnett, Directors of Act for Autism

Saturday 23rd June 2018

Time
Title
Speaker
10.20 - 10.40

Autism and Fostering

Afshan Ahmed, Rainbow Fostering Services Director at 24 Seven Fostering Services

10.45 – 11.05

Rights, Inclusion and Sexual Citizenship

Gill Leno, PSHE Lead at Queen Alexandra College

11.10 – 11.30

Chewing to Support Success

Lorraine Young, Brand Manager at Chewigem and Mum to Autistic Teen and Chewer

11.35 – 11.55

Transition Into Adult Services – Sharing a Parent’s Perspective

Anna Selby-Wells, Marketing Manager at Home From Home Care

12.00 – 12.20

Securing an EHC Plan that Works for Your Child

Eleanor Wright, SOS!SEN Coordinator and Solicitor

12.25 – 12.45

Breaking Through the Sensory Barrier

Steven Michaëlis, CEO of SAS Centre

12.50 – 13.10

A Pupil Centred Approach to Learning

Justine Sims, Head Teacher of Pontville School, Part of the Witherslack Group

13.15 – 13.35

School Attendance and Refusal Strategies

Abbie Woodling, Education Rights Coordinator at The National Autistic Society

13.40 – 14.00

Breathe: Simple and Effective Breathing Techniques for those on the Spectrum

Mandave Singh, The Healing Sikh

14.05 – 14.25

Estate Planning for Parents of Children with Autism

Phil Ogden, Senior Consultant at Estate Planning Solutions

14.30 – 14.50

Steps to Encourage Inclusion and Avoid Exclusion

Andy Cutting, Specialist Exclusions and Alternative Provision Advice Coordinator at The National Autistic Society

14.55 - 15.15

Art Therapy as a Coping Mechanism

Patrick Samuel, Asperger Artist

15.20 - 15.40

Academy Living at The Orb: Active Support Made Real

Colin Howarth, Referrals Coordinator, and Becky James, Head of Academy Living, at Orbis Education and Care

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