• Understanding and expressing emotions
• The learning profile of autism spectrum disorders (valuable to all teachers)
• The high school years and beyond (including advice on bullying, getting and keeping a job, and the skills needed in the adult years)
A clinical psychologist from Brisbane, Australia, Dr. Tony Attwood has over 30 years of experience with individuals with autism, Asperger’s syndrome, and Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD). In addition to the workshops he provides all around the world, Dr. Attwood is a prolific author of scientific papers and books. His works on Asperger’s syndrome and high-functioning autism are recognized as the best offerings in the field.
Acquire new strategies to teach the recognition, expression, and management of emotions
Identify how girls with Asperger’s syndrome cope with and camouflage their differences from others
Adjust the school curriculum and home programs to accommodate the cognitive and learning profiles of children who have high-functioning autism or Asperger’s syndrome
About the Speaker:
Tony Attwood, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who has specialized in autism spectrum disorders since he qualified as a clinical psychologist in England in 1975. He works in private practice in Brisbane, Australia, but is also adjunct professor at Griffith University, Queensland.
Tony is the author of the best-selling book, Asperger's Syndrome - A Guide for Parents and Professionals, which has sold in excess of 400,000 copies and been translated into over twenty languages. He has worked with over 6,000 individuals of all ages with Asperger's syndrome. Tony presents workshops and runs training courses for parents, professionals and individuals with Asperger's syndrome all over the world and is a prolific author of scientific papers and books on the subject. His latest book, The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome, was published in October 2006.
Financial: Dr. Tony Attwood is the author for Jessica Kingsley Publishing and receives royalties. He is an author/speaker for Future Horizons, Inc., and receives a speaking honorarium and royalty payments. He receives royalties from PESI, Inc.
Non-Financial: Dr. Tony Attwood has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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