Next Saturday 5 October I will be giving a talk on “Diet and Behaviour” at the 2013 MEfA Family and Professional Conference. MEfA (Montessori Education for Autism) is a remarkable charity that supports children with autism and their families using Montessori methods and resources. There are some great speakers lined up for the conference – see below for the full programme.
3rd Annual Family and Professional Conference
Saturday 5th October 2013
Mycenae House, 90, Mycenae Road, Blackheath, London SE3 7SE
Montessori: Building Living and Learning Skills
10:00 Opening Welcome and News Update
10:15 WENDY FIDLER: MEfA ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
‘Children with Sensory Integration Issues’
11.00 JENNY EDELSTEIN: NUTRITIONIST
‘Diet and Behaviour’
11.45 WENDY FIDLER AND LESLEY BROOK: MEfA GRADUATE
‘Handwriting: Cursive’s flow works the brain and builds distinct cognitive skills.’
12.30 MEfA POST-GRADUATE SEN CPD COURSE: COHORT 8 GRADUATION
13.30 ALI GOLDING: MEfA GRADUATE/ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE
‘Dance Workshop: The Development of Montessori Dance with MEfA’
14.15 JANET BJØRN: PAEDIATRIC PSYCHIATRIST
‘Early Development Revisited – the Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Experience’
15.00 WENDY FIDLER: MEfA ACADEMIC DIRECTOR
‘The Aid to Life Initiative: Helping parents to support children’s development ‘
15.30 PANEL QUESTION TIME
For more information and to book your place please contact MEfA at: www.montessorieducationforautism.com or call 0208 305 2202 or print and complete the registration form below:
2013 CONFERENCE INFORMATION:
Directions to Mycenae House: http://www.mycenaehouse.co.uk/map.html
Travel to Mycenae House:
Train: London Bridge to Westcombe Park Station
Underground train/tube: to North Greenwich then 108/422 bus to Blackheath Standard*
For local information please call 07860655597
Mycenae House is fully accessible to wheelchair users.
2 thoughts on “MEfA Conference 2013”
Sounds fantastic! I will be juggling two open days, but break a leg – hope it goes fantastically well!!!
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Thanks so much Stephanie – I’m really looking forward to it.