Unique opportunities for family members to gain insights into the reality of how their autistic child, young person or adult might be feeling, reasons for their behaviour and how best to communicate with them and support them.  Attendees will benefit from Autistic Professional Experience and personal perspectives and will have invaluable opportunities to ask questions of male and female Autistic Trainers.

Living with Autism

A seminar for families; Oxford

Date: 9th July 2019 9:45 am - 2:00 pm

From attending this seminar you will:

  • learn the ‘inside story’ of autism from autistic professionals
  • have increased understanding of distress behaviour that challenges and its causes
  • have insights into everyday challenges such as sensory issues, anxiety, fear, low self-esteem
  • learn strategies to help your family member avoid ‘overload’ and ‘meltdown’
  • understand the importance of autism-friendly communication and what that means
  • be able to ask our male and female autistic trainers questions about issues/challenges you face

Praise for our Autistic Training Team:

  • “The personal testimonials, observations, research and practical tips from a wide variety of perspectives from the Autism Oxford Team were illuminating and insightful.” Karen Ward
  • “All beautifully spoken and presented. All able to engage with audience and answer questions effectively. Fantastic, informative course….” Elisha Jackson
  • “I would cherish every one of the speakers as a friend or a neighbour and they absolutely opened our eyes and dispelled any thoughts that autism precludes humanity and humour.” Helen Robinson
  • “It was an eye opener, especially hearing it from autistic professionals” Kathryn Scott
  • “Very informative. I was particularly interested in the sensory part of the training as my son has many hyper sensitivity difficulties” Emma Wilkes
  • “Seriously, one of the best CPD [training] I’ve had in years!” Dr Matthew Stephenson, Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxford Health NHS FT
  • “I have learnt more in 3 hours than I have in 20 years of training” Sophie, Psychotherapist

The venue is easily reached by public transport; no parking on site, public car parks nearby

Refreshments included; please bring your lunch, or buy from nearby shops

Cost: £50 + vat = £60 per person

Concessions: Limited number of places for people on very low income or benefits £40 + vat = £48 per person

Location: Quaker Meeting Hall 43 St Giles', Oxford, OX1 3LW

Registration: 9.45am
Speakers begin: 10am
Event ends: 2pm


Living with Autism

A seminar for families; Oxford

  • Standard Ticket £60.00
  • Concession £48.00

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