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  • Cork Autism Conference

Why communicating in this way almost never works...and what you should do instead...

Updated: Feb 20

Do you feel the autistic individuals you support or care for are always communicating?

Do you feel frustrated because at times you don't FULLY understand them?

What if you knew how to support an autistic person's needs to live a better quality of life?

What would be the value of this be for YOU? An autistic child or adult may behave in "challenging" ways or in ways that are difficult for you to understand and manage such as...

Refusing Or Ignoring Requests

Behaving in socially inappropriate or aggressive ways.

Hurting themselves or others – for example, by head-banging or biting.

They may experience meltdowns...

...or display distressing behaviours because they...

Have trouble understanding what’s happening around them – for example, what other people are saying or communicating non-verbally.

Have Difficulty Communicating Their Own Wants And Needs, Which Can Lead To Frustration

Are highly anxious and stressed.

Feel overwhelmed by what’s going on around them.

These behaviours are not your or their fault...

...however, how can you know what's the best way to support autistic individuals?

How Can You REALLY Support Autistic People To Live Their Best Life?

Well, there's a way...'s to learn from autistic individuals, parents and professionals who have discovered practical strategies which support autistic children and adults more effectively.

That's why at this year's conference, we've selected speakers who will share valuable insights to improve your understanding of autism as well as give you practical strategies to best support autistic children and adults. One of our speakers this year, Yvonne Newbold, MBE, will share from her own lived experience as a mother of her autistic son, Toby as well as an author, trainer and consultant in autism.

Yvonne will talk about what works, what doesn't, and reveal...

Why Communicating In This Way Almost Never Works...And What You Should Do Instead

The reason behind why ‘challenging’ or distressed behaviour occurs.

What you must do to avoid behaviours of concern.

How to interpret what an autistic person's behaviour is trying to tell you...​

...and how to align your communication style to reduce distressing behaviours.

How to reduce “challenging” behaviours safely and effectively.​

and much much more... You can boost your autism support skills today with our accredited online training courses tailored for parents, professionals and autistic individuals. 

Begin your journey to more effective, confident support now by clicking here >> Start Learning


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