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MEfA Conference 2013

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

 

 

 

PROGRAMME

 

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  

EVENT

 

13.00   LUNCH

 

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

 

16:00  Close

 

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”

  1. Sounds fantastic! I will be juggling two open days, but break a leg – hope it goes fantastically well!!!

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