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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders, with Dr Tony Attwood

Professional development (PD) Auckland, Waikato, Otago

Posted: 14 February 2018
Notice reference #: 1H9hP3

Dr Tony Attwood is well known throughout the world for sharing his knowledge on autism spectrum disorders. He is an outstanding speaker and the author of a number of bestselling books on ASD. As a clinical psychologist Tony has worked with over 3,000 individuals of all ages with an ASD, and he presents workshops and runs training courses for parents, teachers, professionals and individuals with an ASD all over the world. His presentations are highly informative and empowering.

Seminar content:

Cognitive Abilities: A Different Way of Thinking and Learning Profile: The unusual profile of cognitive abilities associated with ASD is described with an emphasis on the profile of intellectual abilities, problems with executive function, flexible thinking, coping with mistakes and weak central coherence. Strategies are described to improve motivation, organisation skills and academic achievement.

Managing Challenging Behaviour in Children with Autism: Provides an explanation and strategies for repetitive behaviour, emotion management, effective communication systems, self-injurious behaviour, improving social understanding and coping with change.

Events summary


19 March 2018 – 19 March 2018


21 March 2018 – 21 March 2018


23 March 2018 – 23 March 2018

Further information

Contact: Jo Adkins

 (021) 708 875