Treating Autism MANCHESTER Roadshow!
An Exciting Event for Autism Parents – next stop Manchester
We are delighted to announce the third in our series of TA Roadshow events, with more to follow throughout the UK soon!
Three wonderful professional and parent speakers will be sharing their knowledge, experience, and simple nutritional tools to help improve negative autism behaviours and symptoms and make a positive difference to your child’s health and quality of life.
Nutrition and diet for Autism. Angela Piesold, Nutritional Therapist
Improved health and behaviour for all can be achieved with a good, nutritious diet. For children and adults on the autistic spectrum this is also and, perhaps, more important. Simple changes to diet and food choices, along with informed use of food supplements, can address common issues, such as poor sleep, digestive, mood and behaviour problems and quality of life.
Angela will explore some of the key nutritional factors influencing behaviour, mood and other symptoms, and give practical advice on how to make changes. Latest research supports a nutritional approach that ensures that much needed nutrients are available to deal with the stress often experienced by those on the autistic spectrum.
Tui Na massage therapy for autism. Leonid Rozman, Tui Na Centre
Tui Na is an oriental massage therapy that has been used since ancient times as a division of traditional Chinese medicine. In addition to being used to address physical problems, regular and targeted massage and touch-therapy in general has been shown to stimulate production of calming hormones and regulate sensory processing. Tui Na massage protocol for autism has been developed by Leonid Rozman through his desire to support his own son’s development and improve his quality of life, and to help address various problems prevalent in autism, such as gut, sleep and digestive issues, and speech and articulation problems. Prior to this Leonid had over thirteen years of experience in Eastern philosophies and bodywork. Tui Na massage is holistic and can be used effectively in combination with behavioural and other therapies for autism. In addition, practicing this massage daily can further strengthen the special bond that parents have with their child, and so reduce parental stress and improve their own wellbeing.
Treating Autism is a Journey – One Family’s Story
Emma will talk about her two boys, who are on the autism spectrum, but have different needs. Jack-Bob (Aspergers) is highly intelligent and struggles socially, and Harry (Autism & hypermobility) is very social but struggles academically. Emma will share the techniques that helped her boys overcome their difficulties, including Signalong and ABA, and how the wealth of support from family/friends, local community and the charity MyLife changed their lives for the better.
There will tea and coffee with snacks throughout the day. During the last hour we will offer lunch (included in the price, free to members) and there will be an opportunity for chatting informally to our speakers, TA team and other parents.
This event is aimed at parents new to autism and at those with more experience. If you know a family that could benefit from the information, please be sure to share these details with them.
We would like to thank the Big Lottery for funding our charity and enabling us to continue to support our community of parents. We would also like to thank our event sponsor Spectrum Supplements for enabling us to provide a much-needed socializing opportunity for parents that will follow the presentations.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I bring children to the event?
No. The event is aimed at parents and not appropriate for children. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide childcare facilities, nor there is space to accommodate children. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.
Is my registration/ticket transferable?
Yes. However, if someone else is coming instead of you, please let us know by email.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
We will have your name on the door, but please bring the ticket along, if you are able to print it at home.
What is the refund policy?
Tickets cancelled no later than one week before the event will be refunded in full. We cannot offer refunds for tickets cancelled on or after 30 November.
I am a Treating Autism member. Why am I required to purchase a ticket?
Treating Autism members need to book their ticket and confirm attendance through the standard booking procedure. We are unable to process reservations in a different way. If you are a member of Treating Autism, you will receive a full refund for your purchased ticket shortly after attending the event. Please note that refunds can only be issued to members who attend the event, or to those who cancel their booking no later than 30 November.
For those who are not members of Treating Autism, there will be an opportunity to join as a member on the day, in which case a full refund will also be issued.
Can tickets be purchased at the door?
Yes, subject to availability. However, booking in advance is recommended, as we cannot guarantee that there will be spaces available at the door.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Details on the venue and how to get there can be found on our hosts’ website
LOCATION: Central Manchester
START DATE: December 02nd, 2016
END DATE: December 02nd, 2016