Understanding, Practical Strategies & Big Ideas for Supporting Autistic Children and Young People with Keynote Speaker Sue Larkey
Live Online via Zoom
Join us for a fantastic day of learning, knowledge updates, practical strategies, and tips so you can make a real difference. A must-attend event for all those in education, social care and health settings who support children and young people (0-25 years) and all other’s interested.
Why You Can’t Miss This Event:
• Learn from leading experts on autism
• Practical information and tips
• Gain fresh perspective from current knowledge updates and challenge your understanding
• Share ideas of best practice with other like minded professionals
• Be inspired to make a change!
Bringing You Key expert, Inspiring Presenters Including…
**Sue Larkey, International keynote speaker, author & trainer from Australia **
Internationally renowned expert on Autism, Sue is a superb and engaging speaker. She has taught autistic children in the mainstream and special schools and combines practical experience with extensive research having completed a Masters in Special Education.
Sue is unashamedly passionate about her mission – to inspire parents and educators and teach them how to Embrace Difference to Make a Difference
● Winner of Naturally Autistic 2013 International Award for Community Contribution
● Podcast ‘Sue Larkey’ over 700,000 downloads
● Over 130,000 subscribers to her weekly E-Newsletter in over 30 countries
● Authored over 18 Books for Educators, Teacher Assistants, Parents/Carers
● 120,000 Facebook in her Community to Embrace Difference to make a Difference
● Given hundreds of speeches including International and National Conferences
● A source of inspiration for parents/carers, support workers, teachers, teacher assistants, educators and more
Geoff is an Independent Autism Consultant and Trainer who has worked with autistic children, adults and their families for thirty-eight years. This has included twenty years as Head of Social Work Services with the National Autistic and Senior Lecturer in autism at Sheffield Hallam University. Geoff has qualifications in social work, Management and a MEd (distinction) in Training and Development. Over the past twenty-five years he has delivered training to professionals and parents in this country Europe and the Middle East. His training has been described as inspirational and very practical. He as been shortlisted for the lifetime achievement award by the National Autistic Society and the Bussion-lang award.
Mike is the Operations Director for the Neurodiver-City Training Academy, as part of his wider role within the ADHD Foundation Neurodiversity Charity, the largest patient led service of its kind in the UK. Mike provides therapeutic counselling interventions directly with young people in schools and delivers training on ADHD, mental health and other neurodevelopmental conditions to schools, organisations and parents across the UK as well as adult coaching, specialising in working with neurodiverse clients. He also provides administrative support to the All Part Parliamentary Group for ADHD. Prior to joining the ADHD Foundation, he had a long teaching career in the secondary sector, majority of which was at Middle leadership level.
Clare is a teacher, PhD student and big sister to an autistic young man. She is author of ‘The Teacher’s Guide to Pathological Demand Avoidance: Essential Strategies for the Classroom’ published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers in 2021. She has been director of an alternative education provision for students with PDA and now provides education packages for PDA children and young people who cannot access school.