Friday 2nd March 10.00am – 12 noon
Me too & Co and Richmond NAS are hosting a workshop:
“I think my child has autism. Now what?”
An introduction to Autism fromDr Claire Scott.
Dr Scott is a Consultant Community Paediatrician for the NHS based in Ham and also has a private practice based at Kingston Hospital.
We are delighted that she has agreed to come and talk to our families.
What is autism? A talk from Dr Claire Scott from 10am to 12 midday. Please arrive from 9.30am onwards for coffee as the presentation will start at 10am.
Among other topics, Dr Scott may talk about:
How our understanding of autism has evolved – history
Some thoughts on the causes of autism and misinformation
How to describe autism
Sensory processing in autism
Anxiety in autism
The impact of autism on families
Autism and gender
An overview of the strategies families use
An overview of the approaches available: evidence-based interventions; who to trust and how to find the approach that will suit your child and family
The future of autism: valuing neurodiversity