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Autism Pride: Understanding the lived experience of Autism

Start: 27th Mar 2019 - 16:00PM

End: 27th Mar 2019 - 19:15PM

The Early Years team at University Campus Oldham invites you to Autism Pride: Understanding the lived experience of Autism.
We wanted this event to bring together a variety of experts who together have a wealth of knowledge we can share both with learners and other professionals.

27th March 2019
4:00- 7:15pm
UCO lecture theatre
University Way

Workshops and seminars are delivered by Sheffield Hallam University, University of Huddersfield University, Oldham University Campus and Autism for Arts.

4.00pm – Arrival, refreshments and buffet. Networking and information stands
4.30pm – Welcome: (UCO Performing Arts Students) The lived experience of Autism
Guest Speakers and Workshops – 4.45 – 7.00pm

Deborah Philip (University of Huddersfield) – Walking through treacle; the lived experience of autism.

Shona Davison (Sheffield Hallam University) The Pro’s and Cons of Autistic Parenthood

Nadia Peters & Lorna Downer (Autism for the Arts) – Creative Sensory Workshop for early years – Working towards inclusion and access to the arts for people with autism and their families

7:00pm – Questions and answers with panel and closing remarks
7.15pm – Close

To register visit our Eventbrite page

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