Acceptance Matters

Acceptance Matters is a virtual conference hosted by the North East Autism Society. Featuring a panel of autistic speakers, the conference will cover the topics of autistic wellbeing, autism and employment, communication as autistic parents, and understanding autistic experience.

The event takes place on Thursday, 16th May from 9.30am. Places are limited, so please sign up to secure your place by clicking the button below or choosing "Book tickets" from the navigation menu above.

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9.30 - 9.45 Introduction to the conference and ground rules
9.45 - 10.45

Ruth Jenks

Communication as autistic parents

10.45 - 11 Break
11 - 12

Sarah Meharg

Sensational Stimming

12 - 1 Lunch break
1 - 2

Dr Chloe Farahar

Autistic mental health: what works

2 - 2.10 Break
2.10 - 3.10

Quinn Dexter

Autism and work: accepting unacceptable acceptance

15.10 - 15.30 Q&A session with all speakers
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