Discussion topics covered a wide range of areas including:
- Neurodevelopmental co-morbidities in Autism
- Suicide and Autism Specturm Conditions
- Using Mindfulness in Therapeutic Situations
- Working with Families in Supporting Children with Autism
- Engaging service users and carers in Research
- Sensory Reactivity
If you missed the event you can see out full list of speakers, including their biographies in the delegate pack.
Dr Ken Courtenay FRCPsych MRCGPConsultant Psychiatrist in Intellectual DisabilitiesBarnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust
Presentation: Autism and Transforming Care: what does the future hold?
Dr Ceri WoodrowClinical Psychologist CANDDID Editorial LeadCheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Caron Coxon, Nicky NgSpecial Occupational TherapistsCheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Presentation: Sensory Processing in people with Autism: Making Therapeutic Sense
Jane Forrest, Autism Support Coordinator with special guests:Mark Simpson, Autism Peer MentorJames Muirhead, Autism Peer MentorCheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Presentation: Support for autistic adults living in Trafford
Dr Lorcan Kenny, Discover Lead Autistica
Presentation: Involving autistic people and their families in research
Clair Haydon, Occupational Therapist and Consultant in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust with special guest Gordon Cairns.
Presentation: Autism and Vulnerability Read a transcript of Gordon's speech from the day here.
WATCH: Gordon's story