22 Jul 2015

Recognising gifted autistic children

From Nine To Noon, 9:36 am on 22 July 2015

Autism Awareness lunch
Photo: CC BY 2.0 Melissa

Lynn Berresford has over 30 years experience of working with children, teenagers and adults with exceptional needs. She is a guest speaker at the Altogether Autism Conference in Auckland where she'll be talking about how to identify the learning, social and emotional gifts of children with autism.

Lynn Berresford tells Kathryn Ryan that those children are usually complex, highly sensitive individuals who face daunting challenges at home and in adjusting to school.

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