Women and Girls Conference 2019

11 September 2019, Edinburgh

 
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About the event

Women & Girls Conference - Edinburgh

Autism is an overwhelmingly male diagnosis – it has even been described as the extreme male brain. Is this why so few diagnoses relate to women and girls? Or is it that they’re better than their male counterparts at adapting to social situations, or at hiding their differences?

At this conference, we will bring together experts in this field – researchers, practitioners, and autistic women themselves – to explore these issues, share their most recent findings, and give tips on the latest best practice.
 

Conference & Events Team E: conference@nas.org.uk T: +44 (0) 115 911 3367

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Autism, Women and Girls conference
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Key topics

Some of the key topics this conference will cover include:

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  • diagnosis of autistic girls and women
  • girls’ education – teaching social skills and communication
  • anxiety, and useful coping strategies
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Confirmed Speakers

We have gathered together some of the most highly respected professionals in the industry to discuss the role in scaling companies in today's environment. Among our esteemed speakers and panelists are:

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Why Attend?  

  • Hear the UK’s leading experts provide insights into strategies to support autistic people.  
  • Be inspired by first-hand accounts of the unique issues that affect autistic people and what you can do to help.
  • Learn practical strategies for adapting your practice and improve how you deliver support.
  • Discover new ways of enabling autistic people to get their voice and choices heard.
  • Meet and network with other professionals and experts in the field.
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Who should attend?

  • Clinicians across the professional field, including psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, paediatricians, occupational therapists GPs and nurses.
  • Directors/service managers/team leaders of CAMHS teams.
  • Commissioners for services for autistic people.
  • Social workers and support workers.
  • Education professionals from mainstream schools, special schools and local authorities.
  • Voluntary sector groups and not-for-profit organisations.
  • Autistic individuals and their parents, families and carers.
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Fees

 

Early Bird Rate (Limited Availability) £195 + VAT
Standard Rate £225 + VAT
Members Rate £175 + VAT
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Autistic Individuals / Parents / Carers £95 + VAT
Exhibitors £295 + VAT
Additional Exhibitor Pass £175 + VAT
Please call 0115 911 3367 or email conference@nas.org.uk before proceeding to book the autistic individuals rate or members rate, in order to gain a link for these rates. These rates are for the above noted who will personally be paying for their place and not via an organisation or for those with a valid membership number.
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What an inspiration, personally and professionally! I have so many new ideas ready to use and apply!