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Parent carers: Understanding neurodiversity

Thu 1 August, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm



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Understanding neurodiversity (August)
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This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian. 

When: Thursday 1 August, 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. 

Delivered by: 

Rhona McAlpine, Occupational Therapist. Rhona is an HCPC registered OT with over fifteen years of 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:

This event will be delivered ONLINE. Details of how to join the event will be sent to 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.   

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. 

Booking info: 

If this event is showing as full, please email carertraining@vocal.org.uk or call 0808 196 6666 and we will add you to our waiting list and contact you if a space becomes available. 

Online bookings end 24 hours prior to the event. If you wish to attend and book within this time, please call 0808 196 6666 or email carertraining@vocal.org.uk. 


Thu 1 August, 2024
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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