Hijinx workshop, Chapter, Cardiff, 16 January 2020

Hijinx is a not-for-profit professional theatre company which casts learning disabled and/or autistic actors (LD/A) in award-winning productions which tour the world. They have a network of 60+ trained actors around Wales who have learning and developmental disabilities, including Down’s Syndrome, Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.

Hijinx offer specialist communications training for public-facing staff who regularly encounter vulnerable clients and colleagues. Uniquely, it is delivered by LD/A actors, led by a neurotypical Hijinx facilitator, and is always interactive, energetic and creative. TAC and Hijinx have worked together to develop a half-day session for our colleagues in the production industry. Register below to book your place for this special chance to participate.

Feedback from members at the session in Prestatyn, October 2019

“The presentations, practical examples and scenarios by the actors were extremely useful.”

“Honest and open vocabulary, and situations which educated us. So many  people would benefit from this.”

“Increased my understanding of how to respond and to respect the needs of each individual.”

Date:  Thursday 16 January 2020, 9.30-1.00pm

Venue: Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Cardiff CF5 1QE

Cost: TAC members: £120, others: £190

Closing date for registration: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Enquiries: Luned Whelan, 07388 377478

Tea and coffee will be provided.

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