Life Skills with Autism conference being held in March

February 22nd, 2018

A free conference for adults with Aspergers and higher functioning autism is being held at Falmouth University next month.

Life Skills with Autism is a collaboration between Spectrum, the South West’s leading autism charity, and FxpectrUm, an autism society from Falmouth Uni, and is being funded by Cornwall Autism Partnership Board.

The conference will be held at Falmouth Uni Exchange Green Room on March 17th between 9am-6pm.

Professionals from various services, including experts from Spectrum, will be doing 20-minute talks followed by focus groups with attendees to share what is working for them and what needs improving.

To book a place please contact Spectrum’s Pearl Centre on 01872 278378 or email

Spectrum’s Pearl Centre, in Cathedral Lane, Truro, is a resource hub for people with autism and their families and has helped more than 4,000 people since it opened its doors in April 2012.

It is a place for people to get information and advice on Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and associated conditions. It acts as an information and resource hub to families, individuals, carers, organisations and statutory authorities.

The Pearl Centre runs several regular events, such as open sessions, which provide an opportunity for people to put their questions to a clinical psychologist and behavioural expert.

Spectrum is a non-profit making registered charity, with over 30 years’ experience of providing residential, education and outreach support services for individuals on the autism spectrum.