Awareness, Acceptance + Support: Autism in 2023
Wed 5 April at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us at Orange City Library for a conversation about autism with one of the co-authors of The Australian Autism Handbook and Clinical Psychologist Chloe Weekes.
Inclusive, comprehensive and compassionate, The Australian Autism Handbook offers support and guidance to families on their journey from early signs and symptoms of Autism to diagnosis, intervention programs, schooling, issues such as eating, sleeping and toilet training, and navigating the medical maze.
Autism is a neurological or brain-based condition that affects child development in the first few years of life. It is characterised by differences or delays in social communication and interaction, restricted or repetitive behaviours and sensory issues.
This new Autism Handbook edition has integrated the many changes arising since its last publication, including changes in the language of autism, diagnoses, society, culture and agency. It has a chapter dedicated to girls, advice from autistic adults as well as getting started with the NDIS.
The authors Benison O’Reilly and Seana Smith are professional writers who both have children with autism, and their first-hand experience and research provides an indispensable one-stop manual for all Australian parents on raising a child on the autism spectrum.
The Australian Autism Handbook: The essential guide to parenting a child on the autism spectrum has been fully revised and updated and is a resource for families and carers of young children. It is also a useful book for teachers and for allied health and medical professionals.
Join us at Orange City Library on Wednesday 5 April to launch this new edition with co-author Seana Smith and guest speaker Clinical Psychologist Chloe Weekes. The evening is supported by Collins Booksellers.
Awareness, Acceptance + Support Autism in 2023
Australian Autism Handbook Launch
Orange City Library
Wednesday 5th April
5.30pm – 7pm
Please book your place online via Eventbrite or call us on 6393 8132
Supported by Collins Booksellers
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