Autism Month Webinar Series videos now available

Autism CRC hosted four webinars in April as part of Autism Month 2018 and recordings of these webinars are now available. 


Participatory autism research

Professor Liz Pellicano speaks about the how's and why's of participatory autism research. She is joined by Rochelle Johnson, Dr Wenn Lawson and Gabrielle Hall, who each have lived experience of autism. During this webinar, each share their experiences of being involved in autism research.

Speakers
  • Professor Liz Pellicano, Autism CRC Project Leader and Professor of Educational Studies, Macquarie University
  • Dr Wenn Lawson, Autism CRC Other Participant and writer/researcher in autism
  • Rochelle Johnson, Autism CRC Research Academy project team member,  e-learning platform designer and autism advocate
  • Gabrielle Hall, Autism CRC Research Academy graduate and autism advocate
  • Hosted by Professor Andrew Whitehouse, Autism CRC Chief Research Officer

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Program 1 - Early years and diagnosis

Hear from experts across the country about:

  • an update on the national diagnostic guideline for autism
  • how autism subtyping of pre-school aged children can help identify the best early intervention supports for each child
  • early childhood developmental surveillance programs
Speakers
  • Dr Kiah Evans, Autism CRC Researcher and Telethon Kids Institute Program Manager, University of Western Australia
  • Dr Josephine Barbaro, Autism CRC Project Leader and Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre Research Fellow, La Trobe University
  • Professor Valsamma Eapen, Autism CRC Program Director and Head of Academic Unit of Child Psychiatry, South Western Sydney Local Health District
  • Hosted by Professor Andrew Whitehouse, Autism CRC Chief Research Officer

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Program 3 - Adulthood

Hear from experts across the country about:

  • health and wellbeing among adults on the autism spectrum
  • employment initiatives for adults on the spectrum
  • ANZ's Spectrum Program for adults on the spectrum
Speakers
  • Mr Matt Ormiston, ANZ Program Director
  • A/Professor Anna Krzeminska, Autism CRC Project Leader and Faculty of Business and Economics Associate Professor, Macquarie University
  • Dr Anna Urbanowicz, Autism CRC Scholar and Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Queensland
  • Hosted by Andrew Davis, Autism CRC Chief Executive Officer

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Program 2 - School years

Hear from experts across the country about:

  • early years behaviour support for children on the autism spectrum
  • transition models of practice for teachers of children on the spectrum
Speakers
  • Dr Trevor Clark, Autism CRC Project Leader and Autism Spectrum (Aspect) National Director, Aspect Research; Senior Education Consultant
  • Dr Beth Saggers, Autism CRC Researcher and Queensland University of Technology Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
  • Hosted by Professor Andrew Whitehouse, Autism CRC Chief Research Officer

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