Title: East Midlands Autism CEN

Date: 6/6/2023

Time: 9-3.30pm  (hot drinks provided but please bring your own lunch)

Location: Charnos Hall, Ilkeston Community Hospital, Heanor Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 8LN

Morning : Mary Gavin (Specialist SLT) presenting her research entitled ‘Gestures – What’s the point?’ which will include information on:

  • Typical development of gestures
  • What are intentional gestures
  • What are the different functions of gestures
  • Atypical gestures in Autism

Afternoon: Discussion groups and networking, with a focus on interventions such as ‘Language for Behaviour and Emotions.’


Please contact the team on this email address for any questions or queries eastmidlandsautismcen@gmail.com


To book a place on the CEN click the link below. Tickets are £10

Cash is accepted on the day but please email to let us know you are attending.