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Lunch & Learn – What is Autism? An overview and lived experiences

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A Brief Facilitator Bio – Richard Crake, Business Support Assistant in NHS England, has had 15 years’ experience working in Autism advocacy. Training schools, businesses, NHS Trusts and others. During this time he has contributed to autism research at the University of Manchester, engaged in the Autism Act review at Westminster, holds Autism certifications from the University of Kent, and National Autistic Society, and has been interviewed by local and national media about autism related topics.

A brief overview of the session (to be recorded) – In this recorded session, Richard will give an overview of what Autism is and isn’t from first hand perspective. He will then use that to give some examples of how we can relate to Autism, and some personal experiences, some serious, some humorous as to how Autism has impacted his life. He will then hold an Open Question and Answers at the end of the session. Richard has stated the question and answers are a safe space to ask any questions, no matter the scope.