Autism: A Multi-Dimensional Approach

National Conference - 2019

Thank you for attending our conference, celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Specialist Autism Services, and 20 year anniversary of Sacar. 

We hope you left this conference inspired, informed and with deeper insight and some practical advice around improving wellness in people with Autism across a range of environments.

The Speakers

Professor Bhismadev Chakrabarti

Professor of Neuroscience and Mental Health. Research Director of the Centre for Autism

Professor Rita Jordan OBE

Emeritus Professor, Autism Studies

Ursula Philpot

Senior Lecturer and Consultant Dietician. Featured regularly in the media

Ros Blackburn

Renowned Speaker with a lived experience of Autism

Abbey Goodwin, Clodagh Wall, Natalie Stuart, Abbey Gregory Lees

Social Work Health and Social Care students, University of Huddersfield. Researching differences in support and services for people with Autism between Norway and the UK

The Workshops

Graham Firth

Intensive Interaction Project Leader: Leeds and York Partnership NHS Trust. Founding Director of the Intensive Interaction Institute 

Frank Slokan

National Autism Advisor for The Richmond Fellowship Scotland 

Marc Fabri

Lecturer and Researcher at Leeds Beckett University. Leads the Technologies for Health and Wellbeing research group. Advisor to the UK Government’s Student Loans Company

Susan Dunne

Adult with Asperger Syndrome. Author of the highly acclaimed memoir “A Pony in the Bedroom”. Animal Therapy and Autism

The Stalls

Autism Gifts UK

Autism Bricks UK

Thank you

We would like to thank everyone who made this conference a success.