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Community Workshop: Everyday Self Advocacy Skills

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Reframing Autism invites you to join Shadia Hancock for a community workshop covering practical strategies for self-advocacy across a range of contexts including education, medical and support settings, community settings etc. We will cover real world examples of ‘reasonable accommodations’ and share some scripts and tips to request them.

Shadia is the proud owner and founder of Autism Actually, and enjoys presenting and consultancy. They are currently studying Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and Cert IV in Animal Behaviour and Training, with the long-term goal of specialising in Autism and animal-assisted therapy. Shadia was formally identified with Autism at the age of three, and Generalised Anxiety Disorder at the age of 14. In August 2023, Shadia was also formally identified with ADHD combined type. Being non-binary, they enjoy discussing the intersectionality of Autism and gender diversity. Shadia benefited from numerous early supports such as speech therapy and occupational therapy. They are very passionate about sharing information about what being Autistic is like.

A link to the Zoom workshop will be emailed to you prior to the event.

If you are unable to attend at the scheduled time, please note that it will be recorded and will be available on demand. A link (valid for 30 days after the event) will be sent to all attendees the next business day after the workshop, so that you may watch it at a time that is suitable for you.

Ticket sales close 5pm Friday October 20th, 2023 (AEDT).

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