Dr Susan Crawford is an autism spectrum disorder Consultant. She is also the mother of a young man with ASD, epilepsy and catatonia. Susan completed her PhD in the area of autism spectrum disorder and motor impairment having being awarded a scholarship from the Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology. A former lecturer and researcher in University College Cork, Dr Crawford set up her own Consultancy to address teaching, learning, programme planning and evaluation for people with ASD across the lifespan. Dr Crawford is a recipient of The President’s Award for her work in addressing meaningful University-School-Community Collaboration. She is also a Fulbright Scholar for her work in the use of digital technology in movement programmes for individuals on the spectrum. More recently Dr Crawford completed a 2,500km run along the Wild Atlantic Way with her son Tomas addressing the “GetAutismActive, GetAutismAware” agenda. Susan is a qualified nurse, midwife, Sport and Exercise Scientist and spent her earlier working life in these combined areas.

New Public Autism Webinar Series; Anxiety, Epilepsy Catatonia, Sensory Issues and Video Modelling sponsored by Cork Education Centre

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Exploring Autism and Anxiety: This webinar considers what anxiety is, how it typically presents and strategies for addressing anxiety for students with autism. 14th of April at 4PM Exploring Autism, Epilepsy and Catatonia: This webinar explores the autism-epilepsy presentation and management.  This webinar explores autism related catatonia which is a condition that affects up…

Upcoming courses open to the public sponsored by Mayo Education Centre

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Wednesday 14rd April – Introduction to ASD Wednesday 21st April – Introduction to Fundamental Movement Skills Wednesday 28th April – Autism and Fundamental Movement Skills Research Wednesday 5th May – Promoting and Maintaining participation in FMS programmes for students with ASD Wednesday 12th May   – Exploring TheGetAutismActive programme [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]