What to Assess and How

Dr Juli Crocombe will be answering your questions in our live online Q&A, Friday 20 June 2014, 1.30pm (GMT).

Dr Juli Crocombe, Forensic PsychologistJuli is Clinical Director for Autism and Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist in Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry at St Andrew's, and has a wealth of experience in autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). She has over 15 years' experience of working with people with ASD who have complex mental health needs and/or offending behaviour. She serves on many external boards and committees, including the NICE Quality Standards Advisory Committee on Autism, and the Editorial Board of the National Autistic Society (NAS) Annual Professional Conference. She was recently elected as Chair of the Advisory Board to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism, having been a member of the group for over 10 years. Previously, she was influential in driving and shaping the National Strategy for Adults with Autism and the NICE Guidelines for Autism in Adults.

Juli's research interests include developing our understanding of how to reduce offending behaviour in people with ASD. She was the Lead Researcher for a study to establish the prevalence of ASD amongst women in Broadmoor Hospital, and is currently engaged in a project to investigate the prevalence of ASD in the prison population.

Juli is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of Research Autism. She will be speaking at the upcoming Autism and Learning Disabilities conference taking place in London on 1 July 2014, sponsored by St Andrew's

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Your questions answered

If you have a question for Juli, join us live on Friday 20 June. You can also email us in advance with your question: Anoushka Pattenden at events@researchautism.net

Joining the event

Simply visit this page again on Friday 20 June 2014, 1.30-2.30pm GMT. You will see the Q&A taking place in the window below. You can choose to follow the conversation without interacting, or submit a question to Juli using the comments box (which you will see below once the event is live).

Please note your question will not immediately appear in the conversation. We will monitor questions as they come in and publish as appropriate. There may not be time to answer them all but we will try our best.

We recommend that you can sign up for an email reminder below so that you don't miss out. Once the event is over you will be able to revisit the whole transcript on this page.

If you have any questions about the event please email Anoushka Pattenden via events@researchautism.net

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Please note: the views expressed by Dr Juli Crocombe are personal views and do not necessarily represent the views of Research Autism.