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Autism and the Teenage Years
This online training event will explain what autism is and consider the impact of autism on a teenager’s daily life and development. This session is the foundation for understanding commonly associated complexities in social communication, behaviour and sensory processing. 

Expected Outcomes-
Parents and family members will have a better understanding of:
•    The characteristics of autism.
•    How young people with autism think and learn.
•    How autism can impact the adolescent years.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

•    Strategies that may benefit when engaging with, supporting, and teaching a teenager with autism.

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Middletown Centre for Autism
Middletown
Armagh
BT60 4HZ
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Eleanor McStay-Fearon

Eleanor McStay-Fearon

Eleanor McStay-Fearon is a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist at Middletown Centre for Autism. Eleanor works as part of the Learning Support and Assessment Service, working directly with children with autism across school and home. Prior to this, she worked in Essex, providing assessment and intervention to children and young people with learning disabilities and associated needs such as autism and behaviours of concern. She has worked closely with parents, teachers and health professionals to support the implementation of communication, sensory and behaviour management programmes across home and school environments. She has experience in supporting children and young people with autism and mental health needs in Glasgow, as member of a multi-disciplinary Learning Disability Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team. Eleanor holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Sensory Integration and is a registered Sensory Integration Practitioner

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Online Webinars , Middletown , Armagh

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