Monthly Archives: October 2012

Autism workshop and public lecture, Sydney, 5th December

On Wednesday 5th December, Macquarie University is hosting a free autism research day. From 2pm until 6pm will be a workshop featuring short presentations from researchers from around Australia on the topic of “What is Autism?” The workshop will also feature

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Registration for ASfAR 2012 now open

If you are attending the ASfAR conference at Macquarie University on 6th and 7th December, please complete your registration as soon as possible. Registration is free but you must be a member of ASfAR to attend. If you are not currently a

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Towards a new definition of autism: Free public forum in Melbourne, 24th October

The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), to be published in 2013, is introducing significant changes to current diagnostic definitions of Autism and related conditions. In particular, with the introduction of the new diagnostic

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PhD opportunities in the Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology at Monash University

The Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology is seeking talented students to undertake PhD studies in an exciting project beginning in 2013. The project will be part of a large NHMRC funded Program Grant, Mental Health of Young People with

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A Review of the Research to Identify the Most Effective Models of Practice in Early Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Federal Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) requested ASFAR carry out an updated review of early intervention for ASD, based on the literature from 2006 to the present. It was an update of the

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Growing Up With Autism: Workshop in Brisbane, Nov 16

An overview of assessment and intervention from early intervention to young adulthood in Australia and internationally. The workshop will focus on early identification and intervention for pre-schoolers, school students, and young adults with autism and their families. Come and find out about

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