The National Autistic Society's Professional conference 2013

Organization: The National Autistic Society

Venue: Harrogate International Centre

Location: Harrogate, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Mar 05, 2013 / 9:00 am - (GMT) End Date/Time: Mar 06, 2013 / 4:30 pm - (GMT)
Registration Date: Mar 05, 2013
Early Registration Date: Nov 23, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 30, 2012
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Description

The National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.

We also provide specialist information for professionals working in the field of autism or with people with autism. Our conferences provide a crucial platform for greater collaboration, helping professionals to share information and best practice. We have an excellent reputation for our high-quality events and, as autism experts, we bring the same expertise to all our conferences and events.

Our annual two-day conference is a unique opportunity for senior professionals to discuss best practice and share learning.

Hear the latest information from experts in the field of autism and learn from case studies illustrating best practice. With four different seminar streams to choose from, delegates can select the seminars which are most relevant to their work. The streams are: Education, Adults, Clinical and Supporting families.

Our programme of top international speakers includes:

  • Rudy Simone, Writer, Singer and Comedienne
  • Dr Peter Vermeulen, Autisme Centraal
  • Professor Patricia Howlin, King's College London and University of Sydney
  • Andy McDonnell, Studio III Clinical Services
  • Dave Hewett, Intensive Interaction Institute
  • Dean Beadle, Public Speaker and Writer.

Why attend?

  • hear keynote presentations from expert speakers discussing the latest developments in the field
  • choose the seminar stream which is most relevant to you
  • learn practical strategies to implement with your colleagues
  • network with professional colleagues to benchmark your performance and learn from your peers.

Who should attend?

  • Education professionals from mainstream schools, special schools and local authorities.
  • Commissioners, directors and senior autism leads with responsibility for local authority autism service provision.
  • Directors and senior managers at adult service providers.
  • Clinicians across the professional field, including psychiatrists, psychologists, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and GPs.

 

Venue

Organizations

The National Autistic Society
393 City Rd
London
EC1V 1NG
United Kingdom