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Professor Andrew Whitehouse, PhD

Very early interventions for children on the autism spectrum

Andrew whitehouse

Virtual Presenter

He is the Angela Wright Bennett Professor of Autism Research at the Telethon Kids Institute and Professor of Autism Research at The University of Western Australia. He is also Director of CliniKids, Research Strategy Director of the Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC) and Adjunct Professor at Curtin University and Edith Cowan University.

Andrew is the current President of the Australasian Society for Autism Research and has published over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles. He currently presents an internationally syndicated video series called ’60 Second Science”, which has had over 2 million views.

He is an advisor to State and Commonwealth Governments on policies relating to children on the autism spectrum, and he chaired the committee that generated Australia’s first national guideline for autism diagnosis.

Sponsored by;

Autism Tasmania

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