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      November 19, 2019

      Tuesday   6:00 PM

      Lange Houtstraat 26
      The Hague, Netherlands

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      #LeadershipLounge ‘Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism' by Debby Elley, facilitated by Stuart Whitfield

      The ‘Leadership Lounge’ is an initiative from the ILA to provide opportunities to discuss current and interesting leadership, management and/or education materials/texts in an informal environment. It is an early evening social event in The Hague designed to provide an opportunity to meet and share experiences and your thoughts with international school colleagues in a friendly and fun evening.   Who is this programme for? This book club is for aspiring, new and current leaders in education.  This includes teaching and learning staff as well as those in support roles.  Please read the information below to find out more about the text to consider how this may relate to your role. What’s Involved? Participants are required to read the text.  Each session is facilitated by a member of staff. What is the Text? "Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism" by Debby Elley.  Text Overview  This text will offer you an opportunity to reflect and discuss some of the key aspects of working with students with additional needs, not only autism spectrum conditions. Here some reviews:  This reads like a best friend's guide to autism. Elley's honesty, warmth, and positive outlook shine through making this a truly readable, relatable and hopeful book. Between the lines there is a wealth of useful information, understanding and valuable signposts to further reading. An especially great read for those new to autism. I highly recommend this book! Author: Adele Devine, Special Needs Teacher and Co-Founder of SEN Assist autism software Bright, witty, and upbeat, Debby Elley's book is a heartfelt plea for people to understand the world as those with autism see it, backed up by lots of practical examples of how to do it. As entertaining to read as it is thought-provoking. Author: Peter Sutcliffe, SEN Magazine Editor About the Author Debby Elley worked in public relations as a training officer and in regional newspapers before her twins were born in 2003. In 2006 her boys were diagnosed with autism and in 2018 Debby's first book was published. Session Facilitator/s Stuart Whitfield, Deputy AEN Lead Senior School, The British School in the Netherlands, AEN Professional Development Lead at the International Leadership Academy. Session  19 November 2019 18:00 to 19:30

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