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Autism West Midlands Annual Conference

08 September 2021 Last updated at 03:03

Autumn On-Line Conference Tues 5 October and Wed 6 October 

Autism West Midlands are delighted to bring you our second on-line conference. After the success of last year’s October event, we have arranged another two days of talks from expert speakers on a range of topics which will be of interest to parents, autistic adults and professionals across the West Midlands and beyond.

Tickets cost £20 and will enable delegates to listen live across the two days or catch up with the recordings alter.
The speakers and topics are:

  • What makes a positive difference to the lives of autistic children and adults and their families – Dr Glenys Jones, University of Birmingham
  • Anxiety and autism - adapting therapeutic strategies and when to seek help - Dr Harvinder Tagger, Clinical Psychologist & Psychological Therapies Lead – Solar (Solihull)
  • Autism and sexualised behaviour, strategies to help - Shereen Khan, Barnardo’s - Autism Services
  • Autistic understanding and acceptance: a personal insight - Tigger Pritchard, Expert by Experience
  • Behaviours of concern, thinking out of the box - Lee Burden, Senior trainer / behavioural specialist, Autism West Midlands
  • Benefits of parent-to-parent support – Walsall & Wolverhampton Parent Support Group, Experts by Experience
  • Good autism support in mainstream schools, what does it look like? – Johanna Condon, Autism Strategic Lead, SEND and Wellbeing, Birmingham City Council
  • Pathological Demand Avoidance - Tigger Pritchard, Expert by Experience
  • The value of peer support to autistic parents – Autistic Parents UK, Experts by Experience
  • A woman’s collective; discussing life as autistic women - members of AWM’s Women’s Discussion Group, Experts by Experience

For more information and to purchase a ticket visit our events listing 

If you are an organisation requiring invoicing for multiple tickets or you have any other queries, contact Hilary McGlynn hilarym@austismwestmidlands.org.uk