WORKSHOP: A Welcome Difference – Creating the Best Experience for Adults and Children with Autism

When: 28th November, 10.00am to 4.00pm

Where: Dove Cottage Learning Space, Grasmere

How Much: Free for Cumbrian museum’s staff

This full-day workshop has been organised by the Cumbrian Museum Consortium for Cumbrian museum colleagues interested in ensuring adults and children with autism have the best experience in their museums. The event will ask what you understand by the term ‘autism’ while explaining how best to welcome visitors with autism most effectively.

There are a range of people presenting, all of whom are speaking about autism from a personal or professional viewpoint, including: Dr Kate Fox (Poet and Stand-up Comedian with autism, Alan Gillon (The Beacon in Whitehaven), Sarah Johnson (Head of Learning Support & Strategic Resourced Provision for Autism, Cockermouth School), parents of autistic children in conversation with Kate Parry, the Triple A team (a group of young adults from Triple A, Penrith) and Ali McCaw (Artistic Director, Prism Arts).

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