TEENAGE GIRLS WITH AUTISM

Content:

  • What’s it like being a teenage girl on the spectrum?
  • Puberty, sexuality and relationships
  • Improving self-confidence

Audience:

  • autistic individuals
  • parents and carers
  • anyone working with autistic adults or autistic children

MELTDOWNS/SHUTDOWNS & AUTISM

Content:

  • What are meltdowns and shutdowns
  • Managing meltdowns and shutdowns
  • Preventing meltdowns

Audience:

  • autistic individuals
  • parents/carers
  • anyone working with autistic adults or autistic children

EATING & AUTISM

This webinar will cover:

•The relationship between autism and food
•Strategies for more successfully managing eating
•Positive consequences of having an unusual diet

OPEN AUTISM FORUM

We are open to discussing any topic as long as its autism-related.

It would be helpful if you could email lucy@thegirlwiththecurlyhair.co.uk before the webinar to advise her of the question you may have, or any topic you wish to discuss. She will then raise that question and discuss the topic during the webinar. The time allocated depends on the number of questions she receives.

EMOTIONS AND ASD

Content:

  • Recognising emotions
  • Processing emotions
  • Managing strong emotions
  • Communicating about emotions

Audience:

  • autistic individuals
  • parents and carers
  • anyone working with autistic adults or autistic children

ANXIETY & ASD

Content:

  • Autism vs neurotypical anxiety
  • How to talk about anxiety
  • Strategies for managing anxiety in daily life

Audience:

  • autistic individuals
  • parents and carers
  • anyone working with autistic adults or autistic children

SENSORY PROCESSING AND AUTISM

Content:

  • what are sensory processing difficulties?
  • hyper vs hyposensitivites
  • the impact of sensory difficulties on behaviour
  • how do sensory difficulties affect sleep, diet and exercise
  • making the environment more comfortable

Audience:

  • autistic individuals
  • parents and carers
  • anyone working with autistic adults or autistic children

ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO ASD

Content:

  • the dyad of impairments
  • personality types/how personality can influence the way ASD is expressed
  • co-occuring conditions
  • why a diagnosis is important
  • reasonable adjustments in society (the workplace, education, etc.)

Audience:

  • individuals on the spectrum
  • parents and carers
  • anyone working with autistic adults or autistic children

EDUCATION & ASD (WEBINAR)

Content:

  • Understanding challenging behaviour
  • Helping children develop better awareness of themselves and of others
  • Supporting socialising
  • Managing homework and groupwork
  • Ensuring structure in the school day

Audience:

  • parents and families
  • teachers and teaching staff

SOCIALISING & ASD (WEBINAR)

Content:

  • Why is socialising difficult for autistic people?
  • Social Energy Theory
  • Strategies for socialising
  • Masking

Audience:

  • autistic individuals
  • parents and carers
  • anyone working with autistic adults or autistic children