Temple Talks Autism 2019: with world autism expert Dr Temple Grandin

Dr Temple Grandin


MAY 19

Event Location
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central
Cambridge Street,
Glasgow, G2 3HN,
United Kingdom

9.35 am – 4.15pm
8.45 am – 9.35am registration & refreshments on arrival!

£199.00 + VAT
(inc lunch & refreshments)

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PLEASE NOTE: the discounted tickets to this event for parents and carers have all now been snapped up.

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Annual Children's Mental Health Conference 2019

Temple Talks Autism 2019

Join us for this fantastic opportunity to learn with Dr Temple Grandin the most accomplished and wellknown adult with autism in the world. The story of her life was made into a Emmy Award winning film played by Hollywood actress Claire Danes.

Today she is the face of autism, a renowned professor of animal science at Colorado State University, bestselling author and international speaker on her pioneering work on animal welfare and on autism helping professionals and parents understand how to best support individuals with ASD.

She is a unique individual that breaks the mold. Her autism does not define or limit her potential. Her example reminds us that each person, whether they have a diagnosis of ASD or not, is unique, with talents waiting to be nurtured.


This is the only date in 2019 Temple will be in Scotland, so don’t miss this opportunity!

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Why you can’t miss Temple Talks Autism

This event should be of interest to all professionals supporting autistic children, young people and adults, as well as autistic individuals themselves & their parents/guardians. All others with an interest welcome to attend.

• Learn from the world’s leading expert on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
• Gain knowledge updates, practical strategies and tips
• Change the way you think about Autism
• Certificates of Attendance
• Network with others
• Be inspired!

Let’s Talk Autism & Work – 15th May 2019, 3.00pm – 5:00pm

This exciting free event is for autistic young people and adults, and their friends, family members, employers and those from further education and universities to come together and talk about work and autism. Attendees will hear about graduate level job opportunities and gain some unique insights from Dr Temple Grandin.

If you know a graduate or group of graduates who you think would benefit from attending, please email carolyn@medicacpd.com or call 0141 638 4098.

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  3. Cancellations must be made in writing. A refund less an administration charge of £25 will be given to cancellations received before the date stated 15th February 2019 . After this date the full fee is payable, regardless if the delegate attends on the day or not. Substitutions can be made, if we are notified up to 3 days before the event.
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08.45 – 09.35am

09.35 – 09.40am
Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Event Chair
Jim Taylor, Director, Knows Autism

09.40 – 10.35am
How & Why People with Autism Think Differently
– Dr Temple Grandin
Temple will share with you her remarkable and inspiring story and provide her own unique “insiders” perspective what it feels like to have autism and why people with autism think differently, backed up with research.

10.35 – 10.45am

10.45 – 11.05am
‘Twit Twoo’ – Case Study of Inspiration
Anita Morris, Psychologist, and Director of Hack Back CiC and her feathered friends reach out to help people with Autism.

11.05 – 11.10am

11.10 – 11.45am
Refreshment Break and Exhibitors

11.45 – 12.20pm
An Interview Conversation with Dr Grandin
Dr Joshua Muggleton, Clinical Psychologist, and Dr Temple Grandin in conversation followed by open questions

12.20 – 12.35pm
Case Study of Inspiration – J P Morgan Chase & Co. – The Autism Journey
– James R. Mahoney, Executive Director and Head of Autism at Work at JP Morgan Chase

12.35 – 12.40pm

12.40 – 12.55pm
Autism, Work and Social Enterprise
– Richard Skellett, Founder of Digital Anthropology and Future of Work Expert

12.55 – 13.00pm

13.00 – 14.05pm
Lunch and Exhibitors

14.05 – 14.10pm
Introduction to the Afternoon Session
– Jim Taylor (as above)

14.10 – 15.10pm
The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger’s
– Dr Temple Grandin
Temple will get down to the REAL issues of autism, the one teachers and other professionals, parents and individuals on the spectrum face every day sharing practical strategies and tips on a variety of topics:

• How to create a learning environment to accommodate sensory challenges
• Decoding social mysteries
• Teaching people with autism to live in an unpredictable world

15.10 – 15.20pm

15.20 – 16.00pm
Music as a Window into the Autistic Mind – Case Study of Inspiration
Professor Adam Ockelford, University of Roehampton and Derek Paravicini (a remarkable young man who has achieved recognition as an international concert pianist and musical genius despite being blind and having severe learning difficulties and autism) with a truly inspirational story.

16.00 – 16.15pm
Questions and Closing Remarks by the Chair

Please Note: Temple will be available at the end of the event for a 30 min Meet & Greet Book Signing Session

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Glasgow Central

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central
Cambridge Street,
Glasgow, G2 3HN,
United Kingdom

The hotel is in the heart of Glasgow city centre with excellent transport links:

From Glasgow Central Train Station:
From the train station, take a right onto Hope Street and walk straight until you reach Renfrew Street. Take a left onto Renfrew Street and then turn right onto Cambridge Street. The hotel will be on your right. There is a taxi rank outside of Glasgow Central station and a short taxi ride will cost you approximately £4.50.

From Glasgow Queen Street Train Station:
From the station, walk north on Dundas Street towards Bath Street. Take a left onto Bath Street then turn right onto Buchanan Street. Continue onto Sauchiehall Street, taking a right onto Cambridge Street. The hotel will be on your right. There is a taxi rank outside Glasgow Queen Street station and a short taxi ride will cost you approximately £4.50.

From the city centre by car:
Drive down Sauchiehall Street turning right onto Newtown Street. Turn left onto Elmbank Crescent and then left again onto Elmbank Street. Turn right onto Sauchiehall Street and then left onto Rose Street. Take the first right turn onto Renfrew Street and then the first left onto Cambridge Street. The hotel will be on your right.

£7.50 per day on site. To get your ticket validated, please stop in at reception when leaving.

From the city centre by foot:
This takes 10 minutes: walk straight down Sauchiehall Street towards Cambridge Street and turn left onto Cambridge Street and the hotel will be located on your right.

From Glasgow Airport by public transport:
From the terminal building, go to stance 1. From stance 1 take the 500 Glasgow shuttle bus towards Glasgow City Centre – these buses depart every 10 minutes and take approximately 15 minutes to get into the city centre. End your journey at Buchanan Street Bus Station and turn right onto Renfrew Street. Walk straight for 7 minutes and the hotel will be on your right. A taxi from the hotel to the airport costs around £25.