Session #18 – Resilience and Mental Health – Yenn Purkis – Autism Explained Online Summit 2019

Session #18 – Resilience and Mental Health – Yenn Purkis – Autism Explained Online Summit 2019

– The topic of this session is resilience and mental health, and we’re joined with Yenn Purkis, autistic non-binary author who has written several books on this subject. So, what are we talking about in this session, Yenn? – Oh, we’re talking about the ideas around resilience and mental health for autistic people, particularly autistic…

Session #19 – Sexuality and Relationships – Dr. Emma Goodall – Autism Explained Online Summit 2019

– In this session of the Autism Explained Online Summit, we’re looking at sexuality and relationships with Dr. Emma Goodall, who recently published a book called “The Autism Spectrum Guide to Sexuality and Relationships.” So, Emma, what are we looking at today? – So, Paul, today we’re looking at sexuality and relationships, particularly safe, healthy…

Session #16 – Dynamic Functioning – Amy Laurent – Autism Explained Online Summit 2019

Session #16 – Dynamic Functioning – Amy Laurent – Autism Explained Online Summit 2019

– In this session of the Autism Explained Online Summit, our topic is Dynamic Functioning: Understanding Changing Needs, and we are with Amy Laurent, a developmental psychologist and pediatric occupational therapist and coauthor of the SCERTS Model. So, Amy, what are we talking about today? – So, we’re really talking about how to support autistic…

Session #13 – How to Prevent Meltdowns – Prue Stevenson – Autism Explained Online Summit 2019

– In this session, our topic is how to prevent meltdowns through self-regulation, and we’re with Prue Stevenson, a proud autistic advocate. She’s an artist and works as an autistic consultant, educating people about autism, and creating sensory friendly spaces. – Self-regulation means that I can cope on a minute-to-minute basis through my daily life.…

Session #15 – Autism and Context Blindness – Dr. Peter Vermeulen – Autism Explained Online Summit

– So in this session of the Autism Explained Online Summit we’re looking at autism and context blindness with Dr. Peter Vermeulen. So Peter is a senior lecturer at Autisme Centraal in Belgium and has written over 15 books on autism, including one on context blindness. So Peter, what are we talking about in today’s…