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Autism Spectrum Conditions: Diagnosis and Treatment, Advanced Workshop

Format Workshop
Presenters Professor Tony Attwood & Dr Michelle Garnett
Description The purpose of the Advanced Workshop is to develop participants' skills in assessing more difficult and complex presentations of ASC, and for treating adolescents, adults, couples and families affected by ASC. Each presenter has extensive clinical experience in ASC, and draws from this experience to provide both case presentations and simulations to strengthen each participant's learning. Time is provided for questions and discussion. This workshop will follow on from the Basic Workshop and participants may decide themselves whether to register without attending the Basic Workshop. Basic knowledge and some experience with ASC are assumed.
About the presenter(s) Professor Tony Attwood is a world expert and leading authority on Asperger's Syndrome (AS) and autism. Tony is a clinical psychologist who has specialised in autism spectrum conditions since he qualified as a clinical psychologist in England in 1975. His book "Asperger's Syndrome - A Guide for Parents and Professionals" has sold over 350,000 copies and has been translated into over twenty languages. He has worked with over 6,000 individuals of all ages with Asperger's syndrome or an Autism Spectrum Condition. His latest book "The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome" was published in October 2006. Dr Michelle Garnett is the Founder of Minds & Hearts, a specialist clinic in Brisbane for children and adults who have an autism spectrum condition (ASC). Both are internationally known presenters, having presented together around Australia, New Zealand and Europe for numerous Universities, Societies, Colleges, Schools and Support Networks. Tony and Michelle are clinical psychologists who together have over 50 years of experience in helping people with autism spectrum conditions. They are warm, inspiring engaging and knowledgeable presenters.
Location VIC Metro, Australia
Venue Rydges on Swanston
701 Swanston Street, Carlton

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 25 Jul 2013 to 26 Jul 2013
Time 9.00am to 4.30pm
Cost Early Bird: $630 (if registration paid prior to 15th February 2013) Regular: $660 (if registration paid after 15th February 2013) Student: $590 (photocopy of student ID required)
Notes Event endorsed for workshop requirement for entry to the APS/Medicare Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) Identified Practitioners List.
Organiser Minds and Hearts
Contact Name Louise Ford
Telephone 07 3844 9466
Email louise@mindsandhearts.net
Fax 07 3844 9533
Website www.mindsandhearts.net
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