Aspie social skills & executive functioning at Work with barb cook
Aspergers Victoria has been fortunate enough to secure Barb Cook for a one-off presentation discussing two hot topics - social skills in the workplace and Aspie-friendly ways to improve executive functioning skills.
Barb is an internationally recognised author, speaker and neurodiversity advocate based in Brisbane. She is a registered Developmental Educator and a Autism and Neurodiversity Employment Consultant. Barb has a Master of Autism (Education) with focus on employment from the University of Wollongong, where she is also a tutor and a research assistant in the area of self-determination and self-advocacy for adults on the autism spectrum. She is founder of Spectrum Women Magazine and editor and co-author of the internationally acclaimed book, Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism. Barb identifies as neurodivergent, being diagnosed with autism, ADHD and dyslexia in 2009 at age 40. Barb promotes a strength-based and person-centred approach in her work and life.
Click here to read more about Barb’s education and advocacy work
Time: 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm
Timing on the night:
1.30 pm: Doors open, refreshments served
2.00 pm: Barb's presentation
3.30 pm: Question and answer session
4.00 pm: Socialising/networking over tea & coffee
4.30 pm: Event concludes.
Who should attend: This event is suitable for Aspergers Vic members and families, professionals, or anyone else interested in this topic. Suitable age: teenagers and upwards.
Cost: $40 Aspergers Vic Members, $55 Non-Members
Location: To be confirmed.