03 Nov -03 Nov
09:00 -16:30

This day is now fully booked, with a long waiting list.

Please only attend if you have received a confirmation email from BAA.


8:45 Registration opens
9:30 Welcome/Introductions/housekeeping Claire Benton
9:45 Why might it be tricky for some children to access an appointment? Beccie Hawes & Ruth Lue Quee
10:45 Empowering Autistic Young People to Make Positive Behavioural Choices in the Clinic Andrew Whitehouse
11:15 Coffee – time to review the resources
11:45 The why, what, when and how of using non-conventional test stimuli in behavioural testing Keiran Joseph
12:15 WORKSHOP 1

Social Stories*


Supporting Sensory Needs*

13:00 Lunch – time to review the resources
14:00 WORKSHOP 3

Worry Busting*


Visual Supports*

14:45 Coffee
15:00 Safe discharge for a complex child Samantha Lear
15:45 Panel Q&A – create your own action plan Chaired by Claire Benton

All Speakers

16:30 Close

*Workshop details

  1. Social Stories: What is a social story – the crucial ingredients? The opportunity to create a social story that would support children in preparation for their appointments.
  2. Visual supports: How to create and use visual supports that can help children to access their appointment and communicate effectively. Delegates would have the opportunity to create a resource which they can take away.
  3. Worry busting: A range of creative approaches to bust worries that children may have in before and after their appointment. Delegates would have the opportunity to create a resource to take away.
  4. Supporting sensory needs: How can we help children manage their sensory needs? Creating a calming environment. This session could include the opportunity to make a sensory resource.

About our partners – TTS

At TTS we’ve been supporting learning for more than 35 years. Alongside our sister brand, Consortium, we are the largest supplier of educational resources in the UK. We develop unique, high-quality resources that help raise achievement in schools all over the world. By collaborating with teachers and educational experts from across the globe, we have a range of resources that bring subjects to life, helping to motivate and inspire children to learn.