Empowering parents to get the education their autistic children need and deserve

Carla Manini Rowden

National Autistic Society

Carla graduated from the University of Glasgow with an MA (Honours) Degree. She has seventeen years’ experience of developing services, fourteen of which have been in the voluntary sector. Carla joined the National Autistic Society in 2005 and is now Education Rights and Lifelong Learning Services Manager, coordinating Education Rights, Transition Support and School Exclusion Services for autistic children and young people and their families across the United Kingdom.


Background The only autism-specific education advocacy service in the country offering free advice on education law, rights and entitlements via telephone, email, information resources, workshops and web chats. Rationale... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Carla Manini Rowden (National Autistic Society)

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Topics: Practice


V1A » Oral Posters: Parent training; family/peer support; mentoring I (12:00 - Friday, 16th September, Moorfoot Room)

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