Learn new strategies and approaches for the home and classroom in The Hub: Theatre 2.
Last year’s programme included presentations on subjects such as Trauma, Autism and Resilience – Strategies to Overcome the Effect of Anxiety on the Brain; Preparing Young People with Autistic Spectrum Conditions for Work; Challenging Behaviours, Sensory Processing and Sleep Disorders; How to Find the Right School…Then Secure a Place; Navigating the SEN Maze; and Onset Mental Health Challenges in Adolescence.
This year’s programme will be announced in March. In the meantime you can view the full 2018 programme by clicking on the date tabs below.
The Hub: Theatre 2 has a seating capacity of 80 and sound is relayed to the audience through wireless headsets to reduce noise levels in the hall.
Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, so please arrive as early as possible before the session you wish to attend to save disappointment.
|10.20 – 10.40||An App for Creating your Own or Personalising Ready-Made Social Stories, Patient Journeys, Visual Timetables or Independent Living Sequences||Jane Stroud, CEO, Acognia Ltd|
|10.45 – 11.05||New Approaches and Innovations – Working with Children and Adults||Dr Charles Parkes, Consultant Clinical Lead in Autism and Disability Services, and Cath Murray- Howard, Director of Business Development and Strategy, at The Disabilities Trust|
|11.10 – 11.30||Trauma Informed Care||Angela Stanton-Greenwood, TCI Consultant to Cornell University, New York, USA|
|11.35 – 11.55||Autism Specific Emotional Regulation Strategies – Joined Up Approaches||Dr Nicky Greaves, Clinical Psychologist at Hillingdon Manor School, Part of Options Autism|
|12.00 – 12.20||Practical Skills Therapeutic Education - 'Focus, Grasp and Step'||Oliver Cheney, Principal of Glasshouse and Argent Colleges, part of Ruskin Mill Trust|
|12.25 – 12.45||Medication, Education, Litigation...and Holidays!||Richard Crean, Partner at The Thomas Centre|
|12.50 – 13.10||Where Social Emotional and Mental Health meet Autism and ADHD||Andrew Whitehouse, SEN Consultant at People First Education, in partnership with TTS|
|13.15 – 13.35||Relational Responding - Improving Outcomes via the Social Environment.||Dr Victoria Vallentine, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Head of Therapies, and Elise Stephen, Principal Clinical Psychologist, at Lakeside, Part of accomplish|
|13.40 – 14.00||Supporting Learners Struggling to Make Age Appropriate Progress Using Dynamo Maths. A Transformative Approach!||Karima Esmail, Curriculum Director and Independent Consultant at Jelly James Publishing|
|14.05 – 14.25||Preparing Young People with ASD for Work||Sarah Sherwood, Director of SEN at LVS Oxford and LVS Hassocks|
|14.30 – 14.50||Onset Mental Health Challenges in Adolescence/Early Adulthood: Causes, Preventative Strategies and Support||Dr Margaret Wilson,? Autism Consultant at Consensus Support|
|14.55 – 15.15||Fundraising with Tree of Hope for your Autistic Child’s Needs||Gill Gibb, Chief Executive Officer at Tree of Hope|
|15.20 – 15.40||Challenging Behaviours, Sensory Processing and Sleep Disorders; Mutual Improvement with Safespaces||Satveer Singh, Product Advisor at Safespaces|
|15.45 – 16.05||From Symbol Boards to iPads – engagement, literacy and growth in communication||Tina Voizey, Education Manager at Tobii Dynavox|
|16.10 – 16.30||My Life in My Hands - How People with Autism, their Parents and Carers are Using Multimedia and the RIX Wiki Software to Make their Voices Heard||Professor?Andy Minnion, Director of the Rix Centre at the University of East London|
|16.35 – 16.55||Art Therapy as a Coping Mechanism||Patrick Samuel, Asperger Artist|
|10.20 – 10.40||Visual Supports - Sharing my Family's Journey||Clare Cusack, Director at Orkid Ideas|
|10.45 – 11.05||School Life Without Labels||Thomas Keaney, CEO and Schools’ Proprietor at TCES Group|
|11.10 – 11.30||Auditory Integration Training (AIT) is not for Autism - It's for SO much more!||Pauline Allen, Principal of The Sound and Learning Centre|
|11.35 – 11.55||Transition into Adult Services – Sharing a Parent’s Perspective||Anna Selby-Wells, Marketing Manager at Home From Home Care|
|12.00 – 12.20||Navigating the SEN Maze – Entitlement, provision and the appeals process||Hayley Mason, Specialist SEN Solicitor and Melinda Nettleton, Principal Solicitor, at SEN Legal|
|12.25 – 12.45||Breaking through the Sensory Barrier||Steven Micha?lis,?CEO of SAS Centre|
|12.50 – 13.10||Securing an EHC Plan that Works for your Child||Eleanor Wright, SOS!SEN Coordinator and Solicitor|
|13.15 – 13.35||Picking your Battles – Strategies for Helping Children with Autism in Everyday Routines||Lesley Burton, Parent and Founder of SenseToys|
|13.40 – 14.00||How to Find the Right School...then Secure a Place||Bernadette John, SEN Director at The Good Schools Guide|
|14.05 – 14.25||Estate Planning for Parents of Children with Autism||Phil Ogden, Senior Consultant at Estate Planning Solutions|
|14.30 – 14.50||Steps to Encourage Inclusion and Avoid Exclusion||Andy Cutting, Specialist Exclusions and Alternative Provision Advice Coordinator at The National Autistic Society|