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: navigating the SEN system; challenging behaviour at home and in school; how to support learning for autistic pupils through effective quality first teaching; finding the right school; creating welcoming environments for autistic girls; estate planning for parents of children with autism; and preventing and challenging exclusion.
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.
|9.50 – 10.10||Autism should not be a barrier to home ownership||Graeme Jackson, Head of Investment and Development at Advance Housing and Support|
|10.15 – 10.35||Supporting sensory processing in schools||Lorraine Young, Community Manager at Chewigem|
|10.40 – 11.00||Using Widgit Online to support challenging behaviour at home and in school||Sue White, Senior Educational Specialist at Widgit Software|
|11.05 – 11.25||Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and using live data to enhance quality of life||Anna Selby-Wells, Marketing Manager at Home From Home Care|
|11.30 – 11.50||Executive function difficulties and its relationship to autism||Rebecca Johnson and Olivia Alleyne, Assistant Psychologists, and Drew McAnespie, Clinical Lead and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Outcomes First Group|
|11.55 – 12.15||Challenging behaviours, sensory processing, and sleep disorders||Sharon Baillie, Product Advisor at Safespaces|
|13.10 – 13.30||Moving from paper based to electronic AAC||Neil Fitzgerald, Assistive Technology Specialist at Smartbox Assistive Technology
|13.35 – 13.55||How to support learning for autistic pupils through effective quality first teaching||Beccie Hawes, Head of Service Cadmus Inclusive at Cadmus Family of Schools with support from TTS|
|14.00 – 14.20||Crafting connection – transforming material, transforming self||Graeme Cheyne, Director of Marketing and Admissions at Ruskin Mill Trust|
|14.25 – 14.45||Creating welcoming environments for autistic girls||Ian Thorsteinsson, Principal of Gretton School|
|14.50 – 15.10||Finding the right school: A journey of discovery, despair and hope||Christopher Beck, Student, and Natalie Mills, Occupational Therapist, at Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form|
|15.15 – 15.35||Effective communication between home and school and avoiding disputes||Liesal Batterham, Education Rights Coordinator at the NAS|
|10.20 – 10.40||Using Widgit Online to support challenging behaviour at home and in school||Sue White, Senior Educational Specialist at Widgit Software|
|10.50 – 11.10||Supporting sensory processing in schools||Lorraine Young, Community Manager at Chewigem|
|11.20 – 11.40||Dealing with the LA standard reason not to issue an EHCP||Nigel Pugh, Managing Director at Education Advocacy UK|
|11.50 – 12.10||One of the gang: Perception of a disability in mainstream schools||Marc Lowther, Business Development Executive at Calvert Trust Exmoor|
|12.20 – 12.40||Reducing the impact of sensory challenges in a practical way||Steven Michaëlis, CEO of SAS Centre|
|12.50 – 13.10||Navigating the SEN system||Hayley Mason, Specialist Solicitor at SEN Legal|
|13.20 – 13.40||Adventures in CBT: A narrative-driven approach to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy||Vaughn Price, Principal Clinical Psychologist at Beechwood College|
|13.50 – 14.10||Estate planning for parents of children with autism||Philip Ogden, Senior Estate Planning Consultant at Estate Planning Solutions|
|14.20 – 14.40||Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and using live data to enhance quality of life||Anna Selby-Wells, Marketing Manager at Home From Home Care|
|14.50 – 15.10||Preventing and challenging exclusion||Andy Cutting, School Exclusion Service Coordinator at the NAS|