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Autism and mental health
14th November 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm£7
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.