Why understand autism?
When you communicate in a way an autistic person struggles to understand, this can cause stress and anxiety for them and result in behaviours of concern... If you support or care for a person on the autism spectrum autistic individuals, they're communicating to you all of the time with:
Each behaviour is a communication and there's a reason why it happens. That's why it's essential to understand autism to best support autistic individuals. We need to identify their language and communicate with them in this way. Professor, Mother, Author, Lecturer and Consultant in Autism, Dr. Olga Bogdashina will share practical ways you can do this, at this year's Cork Autism Online Conference where she'll be talking about: Language and Communication Issues in Autism. Let's Talk About Talking