Understanding & Managing Autism
2 Hour Workshop Monday 29th January, 10:30am-12:30pm Olga Zilberberg
- Stepping Stones Recovery College
Course / Workshop Content
WHO IS THIS FOR? This workshop is for anyone wishing to learn more about autistic traits, challenges and strengths. It is designed to provide an understanding of autism in its broadest definition and we will look into different aspect of autism and the implications. Whether you are an autistic and want to make better sense of your world or you are working or supporting an autistic person, this could be helpful. WHAT WILL I LEARN? You will learn about the ‘impairment triad’ and what that means in terms of everyday life. We will look at how each autistic individual is unique and start breaking down barriers and stereotyping of the condition. We will look into the different terminology and be more accurate with our use of language. We will learn ways to support ourselves or others when they experience difficult situations and learn how to make the environment more inclusive and suitable. We will consider ways of making our day-to-day tasks more mindful and of different ways of thinking and perceiving he world. HOW CAN I USE WHAT I LEARN? If you are autistic, you will be able to better advocate for yourself and find ways to make suitable accommodations to your day to day, so that you are able to thrive. You will be able to use your knowledge to better understand and support those who are autistic. You will better understand them and offer effective help and advocacy.
If you cannot attend a workshop, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can offer your place to someone else. Thank you.
Bracknell RG12 1AE, UK