Come and join us in April for our Autism Month webinar series

Autism CRC is hosting four webinars in April as part of Autism Month 2018 and our ongoing Autism CRC webinar series.

In April our Autism Month webinar series includes:


Participatory autism research

Tuesday 10 April 2018, 1pm AEST

Professor Liz Pellicano will speak about the how's and why's of participatory autism research. She will be joined by someone with lived experience of autism, who will share their experience of shaping the development and direction of autism research.

Speakers
  • Professor Liz Pellicano, Autism CRC Project Leader and Professor of Educational Studies, Macquarie University
  • Hosted by Professor Andrew Whitehouse, Autism CRC Chief Research Officer

Program 1 - Early years and diagnosis

Monday 16 April 2018, 10am AEST

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

Program 3 - Adulthood

Tuesday 17 April 2018, 10am AEST

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

Program 2 - School years

Tuesday 24 April 2018, 2pm AEST

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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