Autism and Mental Health Conference 2018

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

 
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Agenda

The conference programme includes key experts from the education, health and social care sectors, as well as autistic people.

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Wednesday, 12 September 2018
08:45 - 09:30Registration and refreshments
09:30 - 09:40Welcome by the Chairperson
09:40 - 10:40Autism and happiness - what makes a positive outcome for autistic people?
10:40 - 11:3010 rules for ensuring the mental health needs of autistic people are not recognised or supported
11:30 - 11:55Refreshment break
11:55 - 12:45SEMINAR STREAM 1
11:55 - 12:45Stream A: Achieving wellbeing
11:55 - 12:45Stream B: Meeting the mental health needs of young people ‘Know Your Normal’
11:55 - 12:45Stream C: Diagnosing anxiety and depression in autistic people
12:45 - 13:35Lunch
13:35 - 14:25SEMINAR STREAM 2
13:35 - 14:25Stream A: Depression and suicidality in autism
13:35 - 14:25Stream B: Reducing stress and anxiety in school
13:35 - 14:25Stream C: Support through online communities
14:25 - 14:35Transition between seminars
14:35 - 15:25SEMINAR STREAM 3
14:35 - 15:25Stream A: The anxiety app
14:35 - 15:25Stream B: Tackling mental health issues in girls and young women
14:35 - 15:25Stream C: Mindfulness and stress reduction
15:25 - 15:45Refreshment break
15:45 - 16:25Mental health of care providers – impact on care and strategies
16:25 - 16:30Closing remarks
16:30Conference ends