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Parent carers: Understanding neurodiversity

Thu 15 February, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm



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This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. This event is currently fully booked but please email carertraining@vocal.org.uk and we will put you on the waiting list. Attendees often drop out at the last minute, you will likely get a space!  Thank you

When: Thursday 15 February, 6pm – 7.30pm

About the event:  

Join Rhona McAlpine, Occupational Therapist, for an introduction to the neurodiversity paradigm. Rhona will discuss an approach that validates individual lived experience and identifies strengths and support needs. Suitable for carers of children and adults with Additional Support Needs (ASN).

Delivered by:

Rhona McAlpine, Occupational Therapist.

Rhona is an HCPC registered OT with over fifteen years’ experience working in child and adolescent mental health services. She is passionate about supporting positive mental health and wellbeing by adopting and promoting a neurodiverse-affirming approach.

Instructions for joining the event:

This event will be delivered ONLINE. Details of how to join the event will be sent you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on the details below.

There is a limit on the number of spaces for this event. You will be notified if there is a waiting list for this event. Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run or may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case.


Thu 15 February, 2024
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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