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VAC 2016 – Presentations

VAC 2016 – Presentations

Some of the presenters at the recent ALL_In VAC2016 have kindly made their presentations available:

Thursday 1 September morning:

KEYNOTE

Steve Silberman – Great minds don’t always think alike - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

EDUCATION AND COLLABORATION

Dr Amanda Webster – Empowering parents as advocates with schools

including panel discussion with

Brook Briody

Chris Varney

Emma Goodall

Stacey Smith

 

VOICING YOUR RIGHTS

Katharine Annear – Self-advocacy and the future of self-determination

Jacquline den Houting – An introduction to the Neurodiversity Movement

Prof Sandra Jones – What’s the news about autism? - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

 

SENSORY STRATEGIES

Penny Robinson – The story behind “hoddie girl” – some strategies to help with sensory issues

Charmaine Bernie – So how do occupational therapists actually help young people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder? - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

 

AUTISM CRC SYMPOSIUM – NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

Prof Andrew Whitehouse

Prof Suzanne Carrington

Ass Prof Amanda Richdale

Richard Johnson

 

Thursday 1 September afternoon:

AUTISM, ANXIETY AND MENTAL HEALTH

Emeritus Prof Bruce Tonge – ASD and mental health: a missed opportunity for a better quality of life - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

Jeanette Purkis – Mental Health and Autism

Dr Catherine Wyatt – Wearing 2 hats - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

 

NAVIGATING THE WORLD OF WORK

Brooke Briody – Reducing the distance between employment and reality for people with autism - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

Malcolm Mayfield – Using your autistic skills to create greater success

Zach Zaborny – My Worldwide Work Journey: What I’ve Learned About Employment and Being on The Autism Spectrum – NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

 

LESSONS ON THE FEMALE SPECTRUM

Raelene Dundon – Girls with autism in primary school: the top 7 social difficulties they expereince and how we can help - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

Elissa Plumridge – Mothering from an autistic perspective

Christina Keeble – From expert to novice - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

Katie Koullas – Creating a more inclusive world for autistic girls, the yellow ladybugs story - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

 

A JOURNEY TO DIAGNOSIS

Prof Andrew Whitehouse – Understanding the diagnostic label of autism: helpful or hindrance?

Julianne Higgins – The liberating effects of a late diagnosis - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

Panel discussion

 

KEYNOTE

Braedan Hogan – Navigating the NDIS – practical tips from the roll out sites

 

KEYNOTE

Deirdre Hardy – Being inclusive is hard (and expensive!) – true or false - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

 

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Friday 2 September morning:

KEYNOTE

Jeantette Purkis – Autism and Resilience

KEYNOTE

Prof Andrew Whitehouse – Choosing the right therapy: promise, pitfalls and proof

 

TO DISCLOSE OR NOTE DISCLOSE

Judy Brewer – The Many Faces of disclosure - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

 

DISCOVERING THE ONLINE WORLD

Renee Bugg – Googling and finding nothing: building an online support network

Max Williams – The benefits of gaming

 

RESEARCH FIELD TO PLAYING FIELDNO PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE

Prof Nicole Rinehart

Dr Nicole Papadopoulos

Shawn Stevenson

Ben Carbonaro

 

NEW AND BETTER THINKING FOR HIGH SUPPORT NEEDS

Dr  Mark Barber – Intensive Interaction - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

Ross Coverdale – Independence through providing individualised housing for people on the spectrum - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

 

 

EMBRACING SEXUALITY AND GENDER IDENITY

Dr Rita George – A minority within a minority – sexually-diverse and gender-diverse individual with autism

Dr Wenn Lawson – Issues of gender and their impact in autism - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

Tony Langdon – Diary of the first gay aspie

 

EXPLORING THE SOCIAL WORLD

Raelene Dundon – I feel invisible: helping children combat social isolation in primary school - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

Stephanie Crawford – How can speech apthology help adolescents and young adults

Tori Haar – Communication for work and household relatioships

 

OPTIMISING THE NDIS

Katharine Annear – Are we ready? - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

Pamela Gatos and Karen Firth – NDIS do’s and don’ts - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

 

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

Dr Helen Marchant – Thank goodness for Minecraft, Star Wars, and Angry Birds in the dental surgery! Tips for a positive dental experience.

Melanie Martinelli – Fully Understanding communication and autism - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

Tania Welby – Positive learning lessons in reproductive and sexual health for the ASD community - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE

 

KEYNOTE

Chris Varney – I CAN Stories - NO PRESENTATION AVAILABLE