Welcome to

a series of vlog conversations with a variety of autistic people, families and professionals hosted by Neil Barbour, Network Associate. Each week we will be posting a new conversation about a relevant topic. We hope these conversations add a new and personal take on the issue. Feel free to contact us at autism.network@strath.ac.uk with suggestions for future conversations.

10.09.2020:  Joining Neil in conversation is Callum McCrosson, National Autism Adviser at The Richmond Fellowship Scotland.  Callum, chats to Neil about his autism diagnosis, Coronavirus and its impact on the autistic community and how better support can be offered.

 

01.07.2020:  Joining Neil in conversation is Thom Kirkwood, Engagement and Participation Officer at Autism Network Scotland who discusses how his daughter is coping during lockdown having the opportunity to reset, relax and respond to adjusted routines.  

 

22.06.2020:  Joining Neil in conversation is Corey Clark, a Project SEARCH Strathclyde​ intern, who discusses how he is coping during lockdown, his hobbies and how important keeping in touch with each other is. 

**for those who have not yet seen Avengers: Endgame, this conversation contains spoilers**

 

 

 

15.06.2020:  Joining Neil in conversation is Dorothy Barbour, who discusses Coronavirus and some of the challenges faced being the parent of an autistic individual in helping them adapt.  As well as being a parent, Dorothy is a committee member of Pasda.