Autism charity to hold seminar in Argyll and Bute

The charity Scottish Autism is holding a seminar on independent living at Argyll and Bute Hospital in Lochgilphead on November 26.
The charity Scottish Autism is holding a seminar on independent living at Argyll and Bute Hospital in Lochgilphead on November 26.

The charity Scottish Autism visits Argyll and Bute next week to present a seminar exploring the issue of independent living for people with autism as part of its programme of Knowledge Share events.

The seminar, aimed at families of people living with the condition and professionals alike, looks at how individuals with autism can be best supported to acquire and develop skills to lead more independent lives.

It will cover some of the key challenges faced by those who care for people on the autism spectrum and explores some of the reasons why learning, retaining and using daily living skills can be problematic.

The event, supported by Argyll & Bute Council and NHS Highland, takes place at Argyll and Bute Hospital on Lochgilphead’s Blarbuie Road from 9am until 12.30pm on Tuesday, November 26. The cost is £15. To register visit www.scottishautism.org

A further Scottish Autism Knowledge Share seminar, Understanding Relationships and Sexual Health, takes place at the same venue on March 25, 2014.