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Success after late diagnosis: Talk and Q&A

Different – Not Less: Dawn’s Story

Join us for an inspiring talk and Q&A session about Dawn Allen’s journey as someone who was diagnosed with an ASD later in life.

Dawn AllenAbout Dawn

Dawn wasn’t diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome and OCD until she was in her forties. Now retired, she was a professional scientist and IT specialist, who worked for the NHS at Wansbeck Hospital for over 36 years.

Dawn has been a friend of The Toby Henderson Trust since we opened. She became involved with our “Bond at the Barn” social group for young adults with Asperger Syndrome early in 2002. She has watched Toby grow up into the splendid young man he is today. Dawn has recently had her very own special news to share, as she met and married Billy last year.

About the event

Dawn will be at Toby House on Wednesday, 8th February from 10 am till 12 noon to talk about her experiences and answer your questions.

Tea, coffee and sweet treats will be provided. A suggested donation of £5 to attend would be welcomed. If your friends and family would like to come along too, they are more than welcome. Please contact any of the staff at Toby House to make your booking, as space is limited. 0300 365 3055 OR