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Aspie Social Skills & Executive Functioning at Work with Barb Cook Event

  • 30 May 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • To be Confirmed
  • 90


  • Must be current (paid up) member of Aspergers Victoria. Partners/children may be registered as a guest under this ticket type.
  • Not yet a member of Aspergers Victoria.
    If you wish to become a member before registering , please go to https://aspergersvic.org.au/join-us You can then book at the Member ticket price.
  • Member of the existing AV Volunteers Team or special guest who has received a VIP invitation containing our specific celebration registration code.

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. 

    Getting There:

    ABN 47 066 180 983

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