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Autism and mental health

14th November 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm


Part of the Discover talk series from autism research charity Autistica. This event explores the work being done to understand and treat mental health problems in autism.

Affecting over 79% of autistic people in their lifetime, mental health is a top research priority for autistic people and their families.

Who should attend? Autistic adults and family members, researchers, education and healthcare professionals are all welcome.

Who is speaking?

  • Dr Jacqui Rodgers, Newcastle University – The role of uncertainty in anxiety in children with autism.
  • Professor Jeremy Parr, Newcastle University – Mental health and quality of life for autistic adults – findings from the Newcastle University adulthood and ageing research programme.
  • TBC, local autistic adult – My mental health through the years.
  • Dr James Cusack, Autistica – The importance of mental health research and your involvement.




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