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Queen's University Autism Research & Treatment Centre

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News (30/11/11)

QUART Conference Keynote address by Smita Awasthi avaliable from here.

QUART Conference Keynote address by Prof Dennis Moore and Dr Angelika Anderson avaliable from here.

QUART Conference Keynote address by Dr Neil Martin avaliable from here.

News (21/11/11)

Conference photos now available from here.

News (03/11/11)

QUART Conference Timetable now Available

QUART Centre Initiative Autism Conference timetable is now available to download and view.

Download the timetable here.

Event (20/10/11)

QUART Centre Initiative Autism Conference

Invitation to conference and Call for papers

"Ambitious for all: Current research in Autism Spectrum Disorder and related disorders"

One-day conference on 18 Nov 2011
QUB School of Education, 69 University Street Belfast BT71HL
Contact for more information: quartcentre@qub.ac.uk

The conference focuses on recent and current research regarding individuals and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Local, national, and international researchers, practitioners, parent/caregivers, and individuals affected by ASD will have an opportunity to share their research findings and communicate and network.

The conference is organised in collaboration with local charities ‘STARS Autism Project’ and ‘Parents Education as Autism Therapists’, and student-lead activities at QUB. It will be of interest to professionals from a wide variety of disciplines, including Education, Social Work, Medicine and Allied Health Professions as well as families and individuals affected by ASD.

Keynote speakers

Dr Angelika Anderson and Prof Dennis Moore, Faculty of Education and Krongold Centre, Monash University, Australia

Dr Neil Martin has many years of experience in working directly with individuals and families affected by ASD and consulting with Education and HSC agencies.

Smita Awasthi, Director of Behavior Momentum, Bangalore, India, is an internationally recognised autism expert, therapist and staff trainer.

In addition, we anticipate a large number of research papers (15 min presentation, 5 min for questions). You are invited to submit abstracts before 30 Sept 2011.

There will be places for up to 100 delegates (allocated on a first come basis), free of charge (Coffee/Tea and light lunch will be provided). Download flyer and registration form here.

The conference is generously support by Public Health Agency HSC Research & Development Division and Stars Autism Project, Kilrea. Please feel free to tell everyone who may be interested in this conference. Looking forward to seeing you there.

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