Autism: Women on the Autism Spectrum

Aims to: Raise awareness and knowledge of autism presentation in girls and women.

Learning objectives:

  • Recognise how Autism may present differently in girls & women
  • Consider the impact of sensory processing upon the individual
  • Explore executive thinking and the mis-match between greater and lesser skills
  • Examine the difficulties associated with emotional literacy i.e. “what do you feel?”
  • Consider possible co existing conditions
  • Reflect on the impact of late diagnosis and mis-diagnosis
  • Explore interaction with and communication differences for the individual
  • Look at supporting coping strategies – planning

Course content supports the “Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People (2019)” - Department of Health& Social Care and the “National strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: (2021 to 2026.)” Course delivery is enhanced through “Expert by experience”, sharing her perspective of autism.

Audience: Individuals working with or supporting women with autism.
*Open to service users and family carers.


Date
Start Time
End Time
Location
Lantern Centre Meadow Farm Drive, Shrewsbury SY1 4NG
Price
Group 1
£43.50
Group 2
£64.00
Group 3
£0.00
Availability
Available
Date
Start Time
End Time
Location
Lantern Centre Meadow Farm Drive, Shrewsbury SY1 4NG
Price
Group 1
£43.50
Group 2
£64.00
Group 3
£0.00
Availability
Available
Date
Start Time
End Time
Location
Lantern Centre Meadow Farm Drive, Shrewsbury SY1 4NG
Price
Group 1
£43.50
Group 2
£64.00
Group 3
£0.00
Availability
Available