Autism and Trauma Infographics

Trauma, Autism and Early Support

Working with autistic children in trauma-informed ways is vital.

These infographics on trauma, autism and early support highlight the latest research on trauma-informed practice when working with autistic children.

Gabrielle created these infographics as part of her Master of Social Work degree:

  • 1. Why use trauma-informed strategies in early intervention support with autistic children?
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  • 2. How to use a trauma-informed approach with autistic children in early intervention support.

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  • 3. What practical strategies help create a trauma-informed first session in early intervention support with autistic children?

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Please feel free to use or share these infographics, ensuring Gabrielle is credited with copyright.

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© One Life Counselling & Psychotherapy, Grafton, and Gabrielle Gawne-Kelnar 2019-2022. Gabrielle Gawne-Kelnar is a counsellor, psychotherapist and social worker, offering counselling and psychotherapy in Grafton on the Mid-North Coast of NSW, and online, serving the Clarence Valley and Mid-North Coast.


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