There is an overabundance of information for autistic children and adults on how to be social, and it's always from a non-autistic perspective.

Speaking and Training Schedule

Catherine Faherty has been creating autism teacher training models, workshops, seminars, and speaking at conferences since the 1980’s. Here you will find a sampling of recent speaking engagements, presentations, and professional training from 2017-2019 under “Previous Events”. For newly scheduled presentations, search “Upcoming Events”.

Text from photo on left: There is an overabundance of information for autistic children and adults on “how to be social”…and it’s always from a non-autistic perspective.

TEACCH Fundamentals (Athens, Greece)

Athens, Greece Athens,

Due to high demand and a long waiting list, this training will be repeated for a second weekend: Nov 9-11, 2018  in Athens, Greece, Catherine Faherty, TEACCH Certified Advanced Consultant, provides training in the foundational theory and strategies of Structured TEACCHing. For more information or to register, please contact Proseggisi, a Speech and Language clinic, Special […]

Social Stories™ Seminar

Larnaca, Cyprus Larnaca, Cyprus,

Catherine Faherty provides training in Social Stories™ to therapists and teachers, sponsored by Orizontas Centre, a special education clinic in Larnaca, Cyprus. For more information, contact Kristia Christou at orizontascentre@gmail.com. Presentations will be given in English, with simultaneous interpretation in Greek.

Γνωθι Ζ’αυτόν (Know Thyself): The Importance of Autistic Self-Knowledge

Kastoria Kastoria,

Kastoria, Western Macedonia, Greece March 31, 2019 Catherine Faherty will be a keynote speaker for what is being described as the “First Panhellenic Festival dedicated to Autism” in Kastoria, Western Macedonia, Greece. This three-day festival (March 29-31, 2019) will feature fun activities for families and individuals, and educational presentations for individuals, family members, and professionals. […]

The Transformative Power of Autistic Self-Knowledge and Self-Advocacy: Speaking Your Truth

Black Mountain Black Mountain, NC

Catherine Faherty and co-presenter, Jade McWilliams, Artist, Activist, and Autistic Advocate, offer a day-long seminar for autistic and non-autistic families, teachers, therapists, and allies. This seminar covers the essentials of how to foster authentic self-knowledge and teach self-advocacy, through compassionate and positive self-understanding. Practical strategies and examples will be presented, as well as personal experiences. […]

Camp Counselor Training

Greek Orthodox Diakonia Center, Salem, SC 455 Quail Ridge Rd, Salem, SC

Catherine Faherty trains camp counselors, and consults to “Christ the Good Shepherd Family Camp” at the Greek Orthodox Diakonia Retreat 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 23-26, 2019.  

Camp Counselor Training

Black Mountain Black Mountain, NC

As a member of a training team of autism professionals and autistic campers, Catherine provides a week-long training for this summer’s camp counselors at Camp Lakey Gap, an overnight summer camp for children and adults. For more information about Camp Lakey Gap,  for campers, and to inquire about positions of camp counselors, go to camplakeygap.org.

Social Stories™ Seminar

Athens, Greece Athens,

Catherine Faherty provides training in Social Stories™ authorized by Carol Gray, to therapists and teachers, sponsored by Proseggisi, a special education clinic in Athens, Greece. For more information, contact Panagiotis Kokmotos at info@proseggisi.gr. Presentations will be given in English, with simultaneous interpretation in Greek.  

TEACCH® Fundamentals

Athens, Greece Athens,

Catherine Faherty, TEACCH® Certified Advanced Consultant, in cooperation with the TEACCH Program of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, provides authorized training in the foundational theories and strategies […]

Social Stories™ Seminar

The Republic of Malta

Catherine Faherty provides training in Social Stories™ , authorized by Carol Gray, to therapists and teachers. This is the first Social Story™ seminar in Malta, is being planned for 2020. […]

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.