Autism from the lived perspective

$450.00

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We invite you to come on a journey with us as we unpack what it is to be autistic from the neurodiverse perspective The Little Black Duck is running a 2-day workshop on autism in the Penrith NSW area. We invite you to come on a journey with us as we unpack what it is to be autistic. This interactive workshop is designed to delve into the autistic neurological profile and understand what autism is from a neurodiversity paradigm.  

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Summary:

A look at autistic neurology and development from a neurodiversity paradigm

We invite you to come on a journey with us as we unpack what it is to be autistic. This interactive workshop is designed to delve into the autistic neurological profile and understand what autism is from a neurodiversity paradigm. Our workshop aims to fundamentally reframe how people understand and support the autistic neurotype and is a fantastic workshop for anyone who is part of the autistic community.

*Fees may be covered by NDIS funds, please contact us for more information

Aim:

To change how we conceptualise autism spectrum disorder, from a neurodevelopmental disorder to a neurological difference

Duration:

  • 10 hours including 5-10 min breaks every hour

Dates & Times:

  1. 23-24/02/2023 | 10AM-3PM
  2. 25-26/05/2023 | 10AM-3PM
  3. 24-25/08/2023 | 10AM-3PM
  4. 23-24/11/2023 | 10AM-3PM

Learning outcomes:

DAY 1 | 10am-4pm 

  • A brief history on autism and autism research
  • A neuro-affirming developmental framework
  • Autism and the sensory system
  • Understanding behaviour from a trauma informed lens

DAY 2 | 10am-4pm

  • Neurodevelopmental and cognitive differences in autistic neurology
  • Autism and play
  • Autism and seeking and sharing connections with others
  • Bringing it all together to understand development

Prior Knowledge:

  • No prior knowledge is needed, this course is scaffolded to support all learners who are interested in understanding autism differently

Who should attend:

  • This workshop is aimed at all learners who are interested in:
    • Understanding autism from a new perspective
    • Learning about autism from a trauma-informed lens
    • Understanding autism from the autistic perspective
    • Learn about the developmental changes that can impact on autistic presentation

Included:

  • PDF of slides
  • Access to recording for 3 months

Optional additions:

  • Research pack
  • Certificate for PD hours

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Dates

23-24/02/2023 -10AM-3PM, 25-26/05/2023 -10AM-3PM, 24-25/08/2023 – 10AM-3PM, 23-24/11/2023 – 10AM-3PM

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