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Catherine Faherty has been creating autism teacher training models and speaking at conferences since the 1980’s. Use the calendar to learn more about upcoming and recent speaking engagements, presentations, and professional training.

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March 2018

Know Thyself: Nurturing Self-Knowledge, Mutual Understanding, and Self-Advocacy

March 9
Dimotiko Theatre, Piraeus, Greece, Leof. Ir. Politechniou 32
Piraeus, 185 35 Greece
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Announcing a new seminar in 2018, to be held at the beautiful Dimotiko Theatre in Piraeus, the port city near Athens. Catherine Faherty offers essential information and encouragement to parents, teachers, therapists, and autistic adults, titled Γνωθι Σ'αυτον ("Know Thyself"). It covers the rationale, along with practical strategies for parents, teachers, therapists, and autistic adults to nurture self-knowledge, mutual understanding, and self-advocacy. Since the 1990's Catherine Faherty has championed autistic children's rights to know themselves - and to speak for themselves.

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April 2018

What Does It Mean To Me? Nurturing Self-Knowledge & Teaching Self-Advocacy for Children and Youth on the Autism Spectrum (Japan)

April 14 - April 15
Saga City, Kyushu, Japan Saga City, Kyushu Japan + Google Map

All of Catherine Faherty's books have recently been translated and published in Japanese. She is thrilled to return to Japan in April 2018 at the invitation of Tomoko Haramaki, long-time colleague and one of Japan's foremost autism professionals.

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May 2018

Camp Counselor Training (Salem, SC)

May 31 - June 3
Greek Orthodox Diakonia Center, Salem, SC, 455 Quail Ridge Rd
Salem, SC 29676
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Catherine Faherty trains camp counselors, and consults to "Christ the Good Shepherd Special Needs Family Camp" at the Greek Orthodox Diakonia Center in Salem, South Carolina. This program serves the whole family with autistic family members. This year's camp counselor training and camp weekend is May 31-June 3, 2018.

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September 2018

The Transformative Power of Autistic Self-Knowledge and Self-Advocacy: Speaking Your Truth (Boone, NC)

September 21
Boone, North Carolina Boone, NC + Google Map

September 21, 2018 in Boone, North Carolina. Catherine Faherty and co-presenter Jade McWilliams, Artist, Activist, and Autistic Advocate, provide a full-day seminar for teachers, therapists, and other professionals who work on behalf of children and adults on the autism spectrum; autistic adults, friends and allies, parents and family members. This day-long seminar covers the essentials of how to foster authentic self-knowledge and self-advocacy, including when to talk with your child about autism, and how to nurture self-understanding in open and…

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Catherine Faherty has been creating autism teacher training models and speaking at conferences since the 1980’s.  To inquire about these topics; or to find out if she can speak about another topic, contact: catherine@catherinefaherty.com.