This workshop is an opportunity to explore empathy and some of the challenges individuals with autism can face when understanding other people's thoughts, views, and feelings. The topic will give parents and family members a better understanding of the diverse types of empathy, how it is developed and strategies to support empathy.  workshop objectives: 

  • Understand what empathy is and how it is developed 
  • Understand the empathy differences for autistic people 
  • Understand the challenges of too much empathy  
  • Understand strategies to support empathy