LAUNCESTON CONFERENCE CENTRE
The field of neurodevelopmental research has rapidly expanded our understanding of developmental disorders. The wide range of impacts on development requires multi-disciplined involvement in treatment. The next breakthrough will require a collaborative approach. In 2019, the first Australian-based Neurodevelopmental Conference offers the opportunity to expand networks across disciplines and bring world experts to Australia.
Dorothy has over 20 years’ experience in Early Childhood Education, as a teacher, Regional facilitator of numeracy and literacy, and school leader. She has conducted professional development across Tasmania and in Victoria. As a mother of two sons, one diagnosed with ASD, ADHD and ODD, she brings a perspective as a parent and an educator to the table.
Tara is the founder of ADHD Support Groups. She is a mother of two boys who is on a mission to connect families living with ADHD, providing a safe space to interact, share experiences, worries and strategies to use in everyday life.She is passionate about creating a community of acceptance, understanding and inclusion for all.
Lindsay is a Lecturer in the Department of Nursing at the University of Tasmania, Australia. He is the ARACY State co-Convenor—Tasmania and an active member of the International Family Nursing Association (IFNA) vision-Nurses transforming health for families worldwide. Dr. Smith links his policy work with his nurse educator role.
Danielle is a qualified speech and language pathologist with a Master of Clinical Education degree, and a Churchill Fellow. Currently, she works as the Manager of Professional Support Staff for the Department of Education, Tasmania. Danielle believes that communication is a basic human right and is passionate about giving children a voice.
Charl is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice at Windsor Psychology working in the field of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Charl has worked in both the government and private sector and has presented at University and Conferences in Australia and Internationally.
We are delighted to invite you to the Australian Conference for Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ACND2019) from September 19th – 21st 2019. This is an opportunity to create a collaborative, multi-disciplinary community that is networked globally delivering applications of research to develop excellence in the treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders.