The Hub: Theatre 2

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

This year’s programme includes presentations on subjects such as: Positive Behaviour Support: improving quality of life, health and wellbeing; AAC implementation in the real world; Autism and ADHD; Using symbols to support communication and more: where do I start?; The Safespace: challenging behaviours, sensory processing and sleep disorders; An educational robot for improving the learning opportunities in children with autism; and Estate planning for parents of children with autism.

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.

TimeTitleSpeaker
9.50 – 10.10Dealing with the LA's standard reasons not to issue an EHCPNigel Pugh, MD of Education Advocacy UK
10.20 - 10.40
How spending time outdoors benefits people with autismSally Atkinson, Trust Fundraiser at Calvert Trust Exmoor
10.50 - 11.10The Safespace: challenging behaviours, sensory processing and sleep disordersAmina Siddiqi, Sales and Customer Service Manager at Safespaces
11.20 - 11.40Positive Behaviour Support: improving quality of life, health and wellbeingAnna Selby-Wells, Marketing Manager at Home From Home Care
11.50 - 12.10There's a better way to help autistic and sensory needs students David McIntyre, CEO and Founder of Cubbie
12.20 - 12.40Using Widgit Online to reduce anxiety in school and home situationsSue White, Senior Education Specialist at Widgit Software
12.50 - 13.10Using symbols to support communication and more: where do I start?Alice Langley, Training and Education Manager at Tobii Dynavox UK
13.20 - 13.40Embracing the autistic voice – how we’re launching a new autism strategy at Outcomes First Group to empower individuals to flourishDr Freya Spicer-White, Head of Autism and Neurodiversity Practice at Outcomes First Group
13.50 - 14.10Sensory seekers versus sensory avoidersDeborah Tolley, Founder and Owner of Ali's Sensory Boxes
14.20 - 14.40Creating welcoming environments for autistic girls - a Q&ASharonne Horlock, Former SENCO at Impington Village College
14.50 – 15.10Review of CQC's “Out of Sight – Who Cares?” and “Home for Good”Brian Cranna, Head of Hospitals Inspection, Mental Health and Community Health Services (North Region) at the Care Quality Commission
15.20 - 15.40Reducing restrictive practicesAmina Siddiqi, Sales and Customer Service Manager at Safespaces
TimeTitleSpeaker
10.20 – 10.40There's a better way to help autistic and sensory needs students David McIntyre, CEO and Founder of Cubbie
10.50 – 11.10Autism and ADHD: anxiety and anxious behaviour, and the implementation of sensory interventionsAndrew Whitehouse, SEN Consultant at People First Education in association with TTS
11.20 – 11.40AAC implementation in the real worldBecky Martin, Clinical AAC Specialist (SLT) at Smartbox Assistive Technology
11.50 – 12.10Reducing the impact of sensory challenges in a practical waySteven Michaelis, CEO of SAS Centre
12.20 – 12.40Dealing with the LA's standard reasons not to issue an EHCPNigel Pugh, MD of Education Advocacy UK
12.50 – 13.10An educational robot for improving the learning opportunities in children with autismDr Aida Nazarikhorram MD., Chief Operating Officer of LuxAI S.A.
13.20 – 13.40Estate planning for parents of children with autismPhilip Ogden, Senior Estate Planning Consultant at Estate Planning Solutions
13.50 – 14.10Autism is not a behaviour issue: Introducing a relational approach to supporting your child or pupil - The 3C PathwayTessa Morton and Jane Gurnett, Founders of Act for Autism, a Midlands based not for profit social enterprise
14.20 - 14.40Navigating the SEN mazeRichard Nettleton, Solicitor at SEN Legal
14.50 - 15.10A home for lifeMariana Senior, Home Ownership Manager at Advance
15.20 - 15.40Reducing the impact of sensory challenges in a practical waySteven Michaelis, CEO of SAS Centre

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