School of Education

Understanding the sensory needs of your autistic pupils and how access to learning can be dependent on environment

C42, Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus
Wednesday 21st February 2018 (16:30-18:30)
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SEN and Disabilities Seminar Series 2017/18 

Presented by Tessa Morton and Jane Gurnett

As a teacher you contribute to the environment. Your ability to connect with pupils with Autistic Spectrum Conditions can determine if a they feel safe or in a state of alert. Through a series of exercises this session will support you both connecting empathetically with pupils on the spectrum and developing a pupil centred approach to autism.

Tessa Morton is the founder of Act for Autism a non for profit business set up to train teachers and parents to connect empathetically with Autism. She runs parent training for Warwickshire County Council.  Her passion comes from being a mum of an autistic 18 year old, a drama therapist, she is also a member of the BACP as a counsellor working with families and their autistic children. She is joined by her colleague Jane Gurnett who is a teacher and has a PG cert in Autism from Birmingham University.


School of Education

University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

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