Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders, with Dr Tony Attwood

Professional development (PD) Auckland, Manawatu/Whanganui, Canterbury

Posted: 16 January 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9qNq

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. Includes new content on Special Interests.

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. Includes new content on strategies to improve social understanding and friendship skills.

Events summary


18 March 2019 – 18 March 2019


20 March 2019 – 20 March 2019


22 March 2019 – 22 March 2019

Further information

Contact: Jo Adkins

 (021) 708 875