The Annual Autism Conference 2021
Join us for a fantastic day of learning, knowledge updates, best practice, practical strategies, and helpful tips so you can make a real difference to the children & young people you support with ASD.
A must-attend event for all those in education, social care and health settings who support children and young people (0-25 years) and all other’s interested.
Why You Can’t Miss This Event:
• Learn from leading experts on autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
• Practical information and tips
• Gain fresh perspective from current knowledge updates and challenge your understanding
• Share ideas of best practice with other like minded professionals
• Be inspired to make a change!
Bringing You World-Renowned, Inspiring Presenters Including…
Professor Tony Attwood
Tony is a superb speaker and author of numerous bestselling books including ‘Asperger’s Syndrome – A Guide for Parents and Professionals’. Over 500,000 copies of this have been sold, and it has been translated into 27 different languages. Tony is a clinical psychologist who has specialised in Autism Spectrum Disorders since qualifying in England in 1975. He currently works in his own private practice, and is also adjunct professor at Griffith University, Queensland. As a clinical psychologist, Tony has worked with thousands of individuals of all ages with many expressions of autism and presents at numerous meetings throughout the world. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear him.
Dr Luke Beardon
Dr Luke Beardon is senior lecturer in Autism at Sheffield Hallam University. He has published widely on autism and is renowned and respected for his uniquely inclusive, celebratory approach to helping autistic people thrive in a neurotypical world. He works with government authorities to develop services and model best practice, in addition to being part of a research team, and has spoken at many national and international conferences. Luke has won numerous awards for his work, including the National Autistic Society’s Autism Professionals Award for achievement in 2016, and has won the Autism Hero Awards in two categories, including for Lifetime Achievement.
Other conference participants include:
Jim Taylor, Director of Jim Taylor: Knows Autism
Annie Smith, Senior Educational Psychologist, South Lanarkshire Council
Lee Corless, Vice President Office of Disability & Inclusion, Autism at Work Head of EMEA & APAC Regions, JP Morgan
Helen Ellis, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Co-ordinator National Autistic Society
Tessa Morton & Jane Gurnett, Founders of Act for Autism
Conference Details and Booking
This event will be hosted live online via Zoom, joining instructions will be sent on with your registration confirmation email.