Autism and Co-occurring Conditions Conference 2019

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, Leeds

 
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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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Tuesday, 29 January 2019
08:45 - 09:30Registration and refreshments
09:30 - 09:40Welcome by the Chairs [More Info]
Jack Welch, Autism Advocate and Member, NHS England Learning Disability and Autism Advisory Group
09:40 - 10:40KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Autism Plus [More Info]
Professor Chris Gillberg, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Gothenburg
10:40 - 11:30Living in Harry's World [More Info]
Denis Deasy, Author of 'Living in Harry's World' and parent
11:30 - 11:55Refreshment break
11:55 - 12:45SEMINAR STREAM 1
11:55 - 12:45Stream A: Mental health and autism [More Info]
Jack Welch, Autism Advocate and Member, NHS England Learning Disability and Autism Advisory Group
11:55 - 12:45Stream B: Eating disorders and autism [More Info]
Dr Elizabeth Shea, Clinical Psychologist, Birmingham Food Refusal Service
11:55 - 12:45Stream C: Epilepsy and autism
12:45 - 13:35LUNCH
13:35 - 14:25SEMINAR STREAM 2
13:35 - 14:25Stream A: Learning disabilities and autism [More Info]
Sue Smith, Head of Lorna Wing Centre (Kent), NAS Lorna Wing Centre
13:35 - 14:25Stream B: Deafness and Autism [More Info]
Hannah Ager, Principal Speech and Language Therapist , Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
13:35 - 14:25Stream C: ADHD and autism [More Info]
Dr Khalid Karim, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Leicester, The Greenwood Institute
14:25 - 14:35Transition between seminars
14:35 - 15:25SEMINAR STREAM 3
14:35 - 15:25Stream A: Sleep and autism [More Info]
Dagmara Dimitriou, Lab Director, Reader in Developmental Science, Lifespan Learning and Sleep Laboratory (LiLAS), UCL
Georgia Pavlopoulou, Head of School and Family Partnership, Lifespan Learning and Sleep Laboratory (LiLAS), UCL
14:35 - 15:25Stream B: Sensory sensitivities and autism [More Info]
Paul Isaacs, Speaker, Trainer, Consultant and Author
14:35 - 15:25Stream C: OCD and autism [More Info]
Dr Osman Malik, Consultant Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatrist, Evelina London Children's Hospital
15:25 - 15:45Refreshment break
15:45 - 16:25Personalised approach to diagnosis and care pathways [More Info]
Sue Smith, Head of Lorna Wing Centre (Kent), NAS Lorna Wing Centre
16:25 - 16:30Closing remarks
16:30Conference ends