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Transforming autism education: a national integrated programme

Thursday 07 March 2013 - University of Birmingham

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University of Birmingham

In 2011 the Autism Education Trust was awarded £1.2 million for a two year national programme from the Department for Education. The programme focuses on building skills in the school work force to meet the needs of children and young people with autism.

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The programme is now in full swing with all the materials having been developed by the Autism Centre for Education Research team (ACER) at University of Birmingham and the training programme proceeding at full steam with delivery through 7 training hubs across England. Over 8,000 professionals have been trained or are booked for training already.

Two one-day events will be held in London and Birmingham. The conferences are intended for school and Local authority leaders who coordinate and lead CPD. The events programme is as follows:

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The events are on February 7th (London) and March 7th (University of Birmingham). They are free and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

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We look forward to meeting up with you!

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Nas - An evening with Rudy Simone

Thursday 07 March 2013 - Manchester

The National Autistic Society is delighted to invite you to hear world-famous author and comedienne, Rudy Simone, talk about her life and experiences. Rudy is a truly inspirational speaker who talks openly and passionately about the challenges of living in a world not designed for people with autism, and about the challenges of being a woman on the spectrum. Rudy uses entertaining stories and personal experiences to illustrate coping strategies and how people with autism can celebrate their abilities and, by doing so, become more empowered. You will have the opportunity to ask Rudy questions and seek her advice and opinions, plus buy her books. The event starts at 18.45 Fees: £14 +VAT (NAS member rate), £18 +VAT (standard), Special offer: book two places and the third will be half price. For more information visit here.