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AMW2021 Talk #2: Embracing Our Autistic Loved Ones as “Human Beings”, not “Human Doings”
March 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm HKT
AMW2021 Dialogue: Embracing Our Autistic Loved Ones as “Human Beings”, not “Human Doings”
Thursday, March 25th, 8-9:30 pm, SGD5 (all proceeds go to A Mother’s Wish)
Back in 2019, I published Where Does My Autistic Son Belong?. It chronicles my struggle to understand and cope with Sebastien’s aggression that erupted during his puberty and raged unabated for more than five years.
Thanks to our focus on Sebastien’s well-being, rather than his deficits, Sebastien is thriving under the his carers in Bali, amidst nature that is more suited to his temperament. Today, he is doing MORE than ever before. Far more importantly, he is doing so with a BIG smile on his face.
With our second session, I am delighted to be having an informal dialogue with a special guest:
Mark Vrbatovic (Vee), a Specialised Mentor of Autistic Youths and Adults
With over 20 years of working in Disability and Positive Behavioural Support in the UK and Australia, Mark Vee offers holistic and person-centred care plans. It comprises activities and therapies, as well as the monitoring of progress for sustained improvement in daily life. Furthermore, he also supports families and helpers with practical day-to-day and hands-on solutions.
Customised 1:1 Mentoring of Autistic Youths and Adults:
- Life Skills training;
- Physical Movement and Exercise Training;
- Self-regulation — breathing & meditation training;
- Aqua & Hydro Therapy in swimming pool;
- Outdoor/Nature Therapy; and
- Sound & Music therapy.
Online Sessions for Parents and Helpers to provide guidance on how to interact with autistic individuals.
To reach Mark directly, here is his contact information:
WhatsApp: +65 9845-1737, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org,
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-vrbatovic-31117b69, Facebook Page: Healing Place World@beautifullotus
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