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Dr Fiona Knott and Sue Howson- Neurodiversity. Online Event.


Neurodiverse children and young people, including children with autism and ADHD, experience high rates of mental health problems, such as, anxiety and depression. The morning session, presented by Dr Fiona Knott, will draw on recent research including the lived experience of young people, to explore the way mental health problems develop and present. The afternoon session, led by Sue Howson, will incorporate practical clinical skills development when adapting parenting strategies, to support parents with children who are neurodiverse.

Dr Fiona Knott, a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor at the University of Reading, has worked with children with autism and their families for more than 25 years in the NHS and other settings. Sue Howson is a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Reading and Exeter and is also a Parenting Practitioner.


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This workshop will run from 10:00 am until 4.30 pm, with a 45 minute break for lunch, at a cost of £75.

Group bookings of 4 workshops or more will receive a 10% discount (£67.50 per session), and 10 workshops or more will receive a 15% discount (£63.75 per session)*.

University of Reading Students (current and graduate) will receive a 20% discount upon verification of a valid student number. Please contact cwi@reading.ac.uk in the first instance with your student number and for further instructions.

*Please note: The online store accepts card & PayPal payment ONLY. If you wish to pay via another method or make multiple bookings to benefit from the discount, please email the CWI Team on cwi@reading.ac.uk.

Events will be delivered online, for which delegates will be sent a link for joining. No previous experience of any tool or specific software is required (although we do recommend that you access the event using a connection with good bandwidth).

Taught by leading experts, our workshops provide training opportunities in evidence-based treatments. All of our courses are accredited and are BABCP compliant providing 5 CPD hours, with an approximate 50/50 split between theory and skills. The cost of the workshop includes an electronic CPD certificate. All workshops, unless otherwise stated, are intended for a cross/mixed ability audience.

We also offer a range of training options in all psychological treatments, all of which are recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).


Cancellations & Terms (Online workshops)

  • Delegates will receive a full refund if notification of cancellation is received more than one calendar month prior to the event.
  • If notification is received between 1 calendar month and 2 weeks prior to the event we will offer a refund of 50%.
  • No refund will be offered if notification is received 14 days or less before the event.
  • Places can be transferred to other delegates, with prior agreement, provided that payment has been received, and no later than 3 days before the event.
  • Cancellations must have been received in writing/email and acknowledged by the Institute, to qualify for any refunds that may be eligible.


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28th April 2022
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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