Linda Miller (author of Practical Behaviour Management Solutions for Children and Teens with Autism & Developing Flexibility Skills in Children and Teens with Autism) is leading a one-day course in using her 5P approach.
Date: Monday 27th June 2016
Venue: The British Psychological Society London Offices
30 Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4UE
(Close to Liverpool St, Moorgate & Old Street underground Stations)
Course Fee (includes lunch):
– £155 per delegate (reduction to £140 for multiple bookings)
– Parents & carers: £130 pp
EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT FOR BOOKINGS BEFORE 22nd APRIL – £125 pp
For more info go to www.5papproach.co.uk
Little Meerkat’s Big Panic follows three adorable animals that represent the three main areas of the brain, and how they can work together to manage anxiety. In this blog post bestselling author Jane Evans talks about the alarming rates of young children being prescribed psychiatric drugs, as well as her brilliant TEDx talk.
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One of her most exciting projects to date, Kara McHale gives us some insight into her process as she put together the illustrations for Sally Donovan’s new book for children aged 8-12, Billy Bramble and The Great Big Cook Off.
You can now read the first chapter of David J. Burns’ laugh-out-loud funny guide to taking advantage of the gift of autism.
Click here to read the first chapter:
Chapter 1 – Do Lemons Have Feathers?
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