Australian Conference On Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Coming Together – 17-18 September 2021

Our second conference will celebrate a positive view of neurodiversity, recognising the strengths of difference in neurological development while recognising the challenges and offering insights and strategies to improve lived experience.

Venue: Launceston Conference Centre (in-person) and Online

50 Glen Dhu Street, South Launceston 7250 TAS | info@acnd.org.au

Conference

Who should attend? Education professionals, CAMHS teams, allied health practitioners, clinicians, social/community service providers, researchers, adults and families with lived experience.

Speakers

Professor Russell A. Barkley, PhD
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Professor Russell A. Barkley

Treatments for ADHD
Professor Fred Volkmar, M.D.
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Professor Fred Volkmar

The future of diagnostics in autism
Dr Laura Hills, PhD, FAED, LLC
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Dr Laura Hills

An emerging new treatment approach for eating disorders
Professor Andrew Whitehouse, PhD
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Professor Andrew Whitehouse

Very early interventions for children on the autism spectrum
Professor Tony Attwood & Dr Michelle Garnett
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Professor Tony Attwood & Dr Michelle Garnett

Sleeping and ASD; Eating and ASD
Karen Young
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Karen Young

Anxiety disorders
Professor Amanda Richdale
Amanda Richdale

Professor Amanda Richdale

Sleep problems in autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders
Robyn Papworth
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Robyn Papworth

Fundamental motor skills for school readiness
Nichole Conolly
Nichole Conolly

Nichole Conolly

Lived Experience
Steve Biddulph, AM
Steve Biddulph

Steve Biddulph

Opening address
Dr Judith Hudson, C.Psychol. AFBPsS. IAAPS. PhD. MEd.BA. Adv.Dip Ed (SEN). RSA Dip SpLD/Dyslexia
Dr Judith Hudson

Dr Judith Hudson

Living with dyslexia: nurturing strengths and developing capabilities
Jocelyn Seamer
Jocelyn Seamer

Jocelyn Seamer

Supporting struggling readers in the mainstream classroom/engaging children in literacy learning
Dr Vanessa Spiller & Sophie Harrington
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Dr Vanessa Spiller & Sophie Harrington

The Hidden Nature of FASD; supporting young people and families impacted
Alison Venter, B.Ed, M.Ed, M.C
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Alison Venter

Lived Experience - ADHD
Julia Ebert, BSpPath
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Julia Ebert

The interface between social communication and mental health
Dr Temple Grandin, BPsych. MVSC. PhD.
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Dr Temple Grandin

Conference Close - A message of hope

Conference Partners

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Conference Supporters

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