Sharing Best Practice and Evidence-Based Therapy for Autistic Individuals

Sharing Best Practice and Evidence-Based Therapy for Autistic Individuals

The first Sharing Best Practice and Evidence-Based Therapy for Autistic Individuals annual therapy conference in the Northwest is going to be held on 1st April 2022 at Haydock Park Racecourse.

This is a perfect opportunity for all those with a common interest in special educational needs to keep abreast of current research and available support strategies. By coming together at the Conference there is an opportunity to learn about therapy practices, meet fellow professionals, autistic individuals, and their families.

There are a wide range of therapies available to meet individual needs and targets, including meeting provision requirements for Educational Health Care Plans. Therefore, attending the Conference can help widen knowledge of what, where, when and how therapy offers may assist people from 0 – 25 years, either directly or indirectly via training/adopting specific approaches.

The value of therapy is monitored using outcome measures and it is important to show how people may benefit from timely intervention.  More importantly, Sundial Therapy stress the importance of gaining the views and opinions of autistic individuals regarding their needs.  Perhaps you are a young autistic adult, parent/carer, SEN Officer, SENDCO, Care worker, Learning Disability Nurse, OTSaLT, Psychologist, SEND educator; anyone who believes in the importance in aiming to Develop Independent Autistic Lives.

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Listen to the Latest Thinking from our keynote speakers talking about sensory integration, speech & language therapy and clinical psychology.  Our speakers will enlighten you and focus on sharing information from their field of expertise, including;

  • Communication and interactions with particular interest in support for those with the greatest communication challenges.
  • Thinking around Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for People with Intellectual Disabilities with a focus on how to adapt psychological assessment and treatment methods to the needs of clients with intellectual disabilities.
  • Coaching Parents of Children with Sensory Integration Difficulties.

We will be sharing a recorded interview with Dr Temple Grandin, an American scientist and animal behaviourist, being one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to document the insights she gained from her personal experience of autism.

In addition, there will be a range of workshops on offer, including Makaton signing, equine assisted occupational therapy and communication aids.

You will also get the chance to meet some of our inspiring students who will be involved in the organisation in the lead up to the conference as part of their accredited learning, as well as supporting on the day of the conference.

The conference will be held in this unique setting, in the luxurious premier suite, which has fantastic views across 127 acres of beautiful parkland.