Taunton Autism Support Group

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TASG Previous Speakers

By • Sep 11th, 2008 • Category: TASG News

So far the following have visited TASG to talk to us at Lisieux Way:

  • Chris Peach – regional director from the National Autistic Society – on the work of the NAS, nationally and locally.(Dates: May 2007 & January 2008)
  • Peter Harnett – Somerset County Autism Manager – Q and A sessions on all aspects of education. (Dates: September 2006 & September 2007)
  • Tricha Smith – Parent Partnership – on education advice. (Dates: January 2006 & April 2007)
  • Mother’s Union – on grants and finance, help and advice. (Date: February 2006)
  • Pauline Perrin – Autism specialist – on communication strategies. (Date: March 2006)
  • Liz Fothergill – Citizens Advice Bureau – on benefits and legal issues. (Date: May 2006)
  • Keri Laing – Occupational therapist – on sensory integration and other OT issues. (Date: July 2006)
  • Heidi Seabert – Paediatric dietician – on diet and Autism. (Date: March 2007)
  • Ali Jari – Educational psychologist – on coping with challenging behaviours. (Date: November 2006)
  • Paula Lippiatt – Escape family liaison and support worker – on Escape Support Group. (Dates: September 2006 & September 2007)
  • Eileen McHale – Specialist teacher – on transition to secondary school. (Date: March 2008)
  • Jen Slade – Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership – on after school and holiday activities. (Date: May 2008)
  • Michelle Howell – SCC – on hidden disabilities in the workplace including Autism and Asperger’s. (Date: May 2008)
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