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Autism, Covid-19 and the Police – UK and USA
31 July, 2020 @ 19:00 – 20:30
We will be looking at the negative impact of how the autistic community have been overlooked. Some of the topics to discuss. More speakers confirmed.
- What is autism and the impact of denying the help and support in early years?
- Police Training and Support
- Does social media influence the youths – exploitation and grooming
- How can we support autistic people and the vulnerable?
- The impact of COVID19 amongst the autistic community – mental wellbeing, coping strategies, advice and support
- Panel Discussion with a Q&A
Bringing together different perspectives of Autism.
Venessa Bobb – Founder/Director A2ndvoice CIC, Branch Officer National Autistic Society (NAS) Lambeth Branch – Lambeth Autism Group and member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism (APPGA) Advisory Group, Co-Author, Blogger, Advocate and Videographer.
Paul Mckenzie – Founder of Groomsafe and co-founder Foam – Professional keynote Speaker, Master NLP Practitioner, Life Coach, Trainer, Youth Worker, Mentor, Director, Editor, Producer, Filmmaker, Photographer and Comedian.
Jackie Pilgrim – Autism’s Love: The Pilgrimage – SEN Advocate for Autism, Epilepsy, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness, Public Speaker, Trainer, Entrepreneur, Artist, Blogger, Poet and Parent to a young adult who challenges the stigma of having disabilities
Thomas ILand – https://thomasiland.com – Autistic Speaker, Toastmasters International Accredited Speaker, Certified Human Potential Coach, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, Trainer, Author and Blogger
Jesse Mcquilkin – Twitter @jesse_mcquilkin – Autistic Speaker, Personal Coach, Mentor, Gamer and Youtuber
Max Green – https://www.maxjgreen.com – Autistic Speaker, National Autistic Society Ambassador, Gamer, Vlogger and Youtuber