Eequ · After school. In place of school. Beyond school.

Autism: developing the capacity for curious empathy.

Mentored by Swasend Swasend
Location address: Forest Row, RH18 5JA
Chosen age group:

For ages: 18+ years

Available tickets:
Standard £50
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest


Dr Victoria Biggs will share her personal experience as both a dyspraxic and autistic learner. The afternoon will be specifically for teachers, parents and autistic learners where you will learn means of developing confidence and understanding of autism.

Swasend Swasend
Vicky has lived her whole life as someone with significant challenges of autism. She has not been hindered by her disability but pursued an academic career in language and literature. She is the author of 'the award winning Caged in Chaos' which she wrote at aged 16. She was a research fellow and lecturer at University of Sheffield and she has recenntly been working to mediate groups to move from violence to reconciliation.

Learning aims

How the world appears to someone with autism from mild to profound.

Strengths to develop

You will gain new insights into yourself as a learner, possible stress triggers and means of coping.

What's provided




Enhanced DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

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we'll be

Dick Chester, Michael Hall School, Kidbrooke Park, Priory Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JA

Pricing information

Ticket: Standard £50

Pricing information


My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.

Cancellations received 2 weeks prior to the event full refund. Cancellations 13 days or less before the event 75% refund. Cancellations within 24 hours of the event no refund.


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