Autism Over The Lifespan - Current Thinking - 23 April 2015

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Date: 23 April 2015

Venue: Exeter Conference Centre, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3ER

About this conference:

This day meeting delivered by The Royal Society of Medicine, in association with Research Autism, will provide context for the understanding and needs of adolescents and adults with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and an opportunity to hear from and ask questions of some of the world's experts in autism.

Lectures will also include updates from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) exploring the most current study exploring the physical and social impact on health, behaviour and development in children with autism into adulthood.

Speakers to include:

  • Richard Mills, Research Director, Research Autism
  • Professor Digby Tantam, Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist Sheffield Health Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Jacqui Ashton-Smith, Executive Director of Education, National Autistic Society
  • Professor Francesca Happe Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  • Michael Swaffield, Adult Autism Lead, Department of Health

This is a conference for healthcare professionals.For more information contact James Whitaker on 020 7290 2980 / rsm.regions@rsm.ac.uk

  • Member rates available from £50
  • Non member rates available from £65

To view the full programme and speaker list and to book please visit the RSM website.

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