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How I Communicate - 3 July 2019

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A free one-day conference exploring the diverse ways in which autistic people communicate

A free one-day conference exploring the diverse ways in which autistic people communicate

Presenters will demonstrate through research, life experience, original artwork, musical compositions, theatre and comedy the different ways in which autistic people communicate. This conference will also include a focus on non-verbal forms of communication, and consider how the participation and inclusion of autistic people who are minimally verbal can be improved.

The purpose of the event is to create a calm, inclusive and creative space where ideas can be shared.

Presenters:

  • Jon Adams (artist, poet and speaker)
  • Freya Cumming-Webb (researcher and presenter)
  • Dr Marion Hersh (Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering, University of Glasgow)
  • Jamie Knight (developer, writer and public speaker)
  • Dr Shaun May (Senior Lecturer, University of Kent)
  • Dr Damian Milton (Lecturer in Intellectual and Developmental Disability, University of Kent
  • )Sarah Playforth (speaker and campaigner)
  • Professor Nicola Shaughnessy (Professor of Performance, University of Kent) and Dr Melissa Trimingham (Senior Lecturer, University of Kent) (joint presentation)
  • Anya Ustaszewski (musician and composer)

The conference will be opened by Professor Francesca Happé (IoPPN, King's College London)

There will be two quiet rooms: The Library and the Hughes Room

Please click here for more information and registration.


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3 July 2019

Quaker Meeting House, London

rebecca.wood@kcl.ac.uk