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Filmed presentations from XI Autism-Europe Congress

The XI Autism-Europe Congress took place in Edinburgh this year, hosted by the National Autistic Society and with headline sponsors Axcis Education. Autism-Europe’s international congresses are dedicated to sharing advances in practical and scientific knowledge about autism to as wide an audience as possible, including researchers, professionals, parents and self-advocates.

The theme of the 2016 congress was Happy, Healthy and Empowered and it featured presentations on topics such as diagnosis, early intervention, employment and rights and services for autistic people. All the plenary presentations and panel discussions from the main auditorium were filmed and we’re delighted to link to these videos below.

We have collated all the available presentations from the plenary and workshops sessions and you will also find the abstracts of all the presentations on the Autism Europe website.

Filmed presentations

Cure v’s acceptance of autism (panel discussion) - Dr Virginia Bovell et al

Self-control and challenging behaviour: the why’s and what’s of behaviour management in autism - Bo Hejlskov Elvén

Pathways in and out of problematic sexual behaviour in autism - Dr Rachel Loftin et al

The importance of critical life moments: an explorative study of successful women with autism spectrum disorder - Amanda Webster, Susanne Garvis

Focusing on happiness and wellbeing: defining outcomes for autistic people from a different perspective - Dr Peter Vermeulen

Autism today: what we do and don't know - Professor Fred R Volkmar

Towards a new science of autism: building a participatory framework - Professor Liz Pellicano

The cultural origins and futures of autism spectrum disorder: Professor Roy Richard Grinker

Autism practice today – where are the gaps? - Professor Tommy MacKay

ASD EU and EU AIMS research projects: results and future impact - Dr Manuel Posada et al

Social Stories™: Reflect, Reboot, Reimagine - Carol Gray

The deprivation of liberty of autistic people (panel discussion) - Dr Yo Dunn et al

Women and girls (symposia) – Charlene Tait et al

Improving health outcomes for autistic people: AASPIRE's work with the healthcare toolkit - Dr Dora Raymaker  

Autism and ageing - Dr Wenn Lawson

Being a professional in the autism field: what the most important tools are (and how to use them) - Gunilla Gerland

Author: The National Autistic Society

Date: 7 December 2016