South West Disability Network


Friday, March 31, 2017 - 9:30am
Lighthouse Theatre


About Professor Tony Attwood
Tony is a clinical psychologist who has specialised in autism spectrum disorders since he qualified as a clinical psychologist in England in 1975. He currently works in his own private practice, and is also adjunct professor at Griffith University, Queensland and senior consultant at the Minds and Hearts clinic in Brisbane. His book Asperger’s Syndrome – A Guide for Parents and Professionals has sold over 350,000 copies and has been translated into over 25 languages. His subsequent book, The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome, was published in October 2006 and is one of the primary textbooks on Asperger’s syndrome. He has several subsequent books published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Future Horizons Inc. and Guilford Press.
Tony has been invited to be a keynote speaker at many Australasian and International Conferences. He presents workshops and runs training courses for parents, professionals and individuals with Asperger's syndrome all over the world and is a prolific author of scientific papers and books on the subject. He has worked with many thousands of individuals of all ages with Asperger's syndrome or an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Thursday 30 March 2017 4.30pm – 7.00pm
The Carmichael @ City Memorial Bowls Club
50-58 Cramer Street Warrnambool
Topic: The diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger's syndrome
Cost - $85
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Friday 31 March 2017 9.30am-3.30pm
Main Theatre @ Lighthouse Theatre
185 Timor Street Warrnambool
10:00am - 12:00pm Topic: Cognitive Abilities: A different way of thinking and learning profile
1:00pm - 3:00pm Topic: Managing challenging behaviour in children and adults with autism
Cost - $135

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For further details, please contact Janet Collins, South West Disability Network on O439 116 092 or