Programme

 

Thursday, 9 November

 

9-10
Sign in and coffee

 

10-10.15
Conference opening

 

10.15-11
Keynote: Jonathan Weiss
"Addressing mental health in people on the autism spectrum: A balanced approach"

 

11-11.30
Comfort break

 

11.30-12.15
Keynote: Laura Crane
"Something's got to change": Mental health in young autistic adults"

 

12.15-13.15
Lunch

 

13.15-14
Keynote: Damian Milton
"Participatory autism research"

 

14-14.15
Comfort break

 

14.15-15.15
Brief parallel presentations, abstracts:
No. 1:
Cathriona Stewart: Information and Inspiration: a partnership and participatory approach to creating resources for autistic women and girls.

Alastair Clarkson, Kate Levie & Joseph Long: Meaningful Participation in Survey Research: The Service Experience Survey at Scottish Autism

No. 2:
Irina Polyanskaya, Torben Braüner & Patrick Blackburn: Second-order false belief reasoning, linguistic recursion, linguistic training.

Felix Munch: Autistic parenthood. The first survey.

Mette Elmose: Understanding of loneliness in autistic adults.

 

15.15-15.45
Comfort break

 

15.45-16.15
Mark Brosnan
"Participation in research and development of technology"

 

16.15-16.45

Panel discussion
"How to ensure participation in research" to be announced

Friday, 10 November

 

9-9.45
Keynote: Damian Milton
"Autistic identity"

 

9.45-10
Comfort break

 

10-10.45
Keynote: Paul Shattuck
"A life course perspective on autism and the transition to adulthood: implications for research and interventions"

 

10.45-11.10
Comfort break

 

11.10-12.10
Brief presentations:
"Symposium on accessibility and participation for autistic individuals"
Presenters:
Mark Brosnan: Higher education
Female with autism spectrum diagnosis: Employment
Lennart Pedersen: Primary schooling

Titles to be announced

 

12.10-12.30

Panel discussion
"What are the next steps for action and research in order to increase accessibility and participation of autistic individuals?"
Panel participants to be announced

 

12.30-13.30
Lunch

 

13.30-14.15
Keynote: Geoffrey Bird
"Autism, alexithymia and interoception "

 

14.15-14.45
Comfort break

 

14.45-15.45
Brief presentations
"Symposium on Self-awareness"
Chair
David Williams
Presenters
Laura Crane, Mark Brosnan

 

15.45-16.15

Closing: Panel discussion
Panel participants to be announced

 

16.15-16.30
Closing remarks

Updated: 21 September 2017