Head with brain waves

Supporting Autism and Neurodiversity 3 week course for adults – week 2

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Date(s) - January 30 2024
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Flemington House


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This course will be held in person in Springburn and on zoom, and is delivered in partnership with DIFFERabled Scotland. It contains adult themes and content.

This is week 2 of a 3 week course. Book on the course.

This course is for  parents/ carers of adult neurodivergent family members who may or may not have been diagnosed. The aim is for participants to attend all three sessions so that you can build the knowledge to support your individual or yourself.

There are question and answer sessions at the end of each presentation to provide an opportunity to relate the materials to specific participants. All of the sessions are supported with handouts of the presentation and additional materials.

To book a place on the course click on the button below.  You do not need to book each week separately. We ask for  a very brief bio so that we know how the sessions can best support you.

Week 1:
ASD and neurodiversity – an introduction to the presentation and impacts of neurodiversity, explaining the different conditions and their overlaps.
Communication – the differences and impacts on communication and practical strategies to support these.

Week 2:
Processing differences – the differences and impacts of brain diversity and their impacts on function with practical strategies to minimise impact.
 Sensory Differences- understanding the sensory system and the differences common within neurodiversity. The impacts of these and practical strategies to minimise and manage impact.

Week 3: Arousal and Behavioural- a look at the impact these differences have on arousal levels and resulting defensive behaviours. Strategies to understand causation and to reduce and manage arousal and behaviours.
Getting it Right- Practical strategies to analyse behaviours and how to build intervention plans to support growth and capacity within our individuals. How to manage risk and minimise negative behaviours.


Bookings are closed for this event.