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  • Cork Autism Conference

What if?

What if you could support autistic people to reach their potential?

What would that mean for you?

Autistic children and adults have unique skills, talents, and strengths.

When you focus on these strengths and provide an inclusive environment which supports their needs, you empower their potential.

Autistic people deserve support and care that's individualised for them.

That’s why it’s so important to have an environment where people on the autism spectrum can be themselves and learn and grow in a way that works best for them.

When supporting autistic people, consider:

  • What are they good at and what interests them? This could be anything from music to math, art to animals. It is important to find out and support these interests.

  • What and who they dislike? (This could be people, places, things, sensory inputs, songs, movies.) Understanding this can help avoid potential triggers for meltdowns or shutdowns.

  • One thing to consider when supporting autistic people is their specific needs. What do they struggle with the most? Physically, emotionally, socially, academically or creatively?

  • It’s also important to think about an autistic person's communication type and style. Some people process information visually, some prefer auditory input, while others learn best through touch and movement.

  • Finally, think about how they learn best. Some people on the autism spectrum love learning new things and have a favourite subject, while others learn better in a hands-on environment.

If you would like to learn more, our upcoming online conference is designed for autistic people, parents and professionals who want to learn more practical strategies and tips to know, understand, support and care for autistic people better. Join Autistic Spokesperson, Autistic Author, Autism / Neurodiversity International Keynote Speaker, Autism Consultant, Musician and Automotive Data Analyst, Michael Barton at this year’s online conference, Autism: Beyond Limits. He’ll share practical approaches and actionable insights from his own life experience of living with autism, you can use to support autistic children and adults more effectively with his presentation:

The Autism Advantage ~ Making the Most of Neurodivergent Talent

Join Michael Barton and our other experienced international speakers to deepen your understanding of autism and discover practical strategies to support autistic people to live a better quality of life... (CPD/CEU Accredited for Professionals)

Register today and save up to 70% on your Access Pass before they expire.

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