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This week, we concentrate on resilience as both a topic and a skill.
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Welcome to Week 7. This week, we concentrate on resilience as both a topic and a skill.

Resilience is the key skill that individuals with Autism, the people around them and the community need to develop to enable people to manage life challenges effectively and make positive meaning of your experience.

For example, if after using all the ‘person first’ skills your new approach still does not work, resilience is the important ingredient that enables you to go back again and try something else and keep on trying until the solution is found.

Resources and activities for this week include:

  1. Mick and Emma discussing resilience and providing a sense of how this works in relation to the ‘person first’ approach.
  2. A video with Daniel Wendler.
  3. An activity for you to share your experiences.

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