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Attwood & Garnett - Session 1 - Making Friends: Strategies to improve social understanding and friendship skills

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Making Friends: Strategies to improve social understanding and friendship skills

This session explains the four stages in the development of friendship and strategies to encourage the development of friendship skills and social integration from children as young as three years to young adults. The strategies discussed within the session can be applied in the classroom, playground and at home.

About Prof. Tony Attwood

With a remarkable career spanning five decades, Professor Tony Attwood is one of the world’s foremost specialists on Autism. Holding an Honour’s degree in Psychology from the University of Hull, a Master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Surrey, and a PhD from the University of London, his credentials are a testament to his expertise. Currently serving as an adjunct Professor at Griffith University in Queensland, Professor Attwood’s impact has enriched the global understanding of autism.

About Dr. Michelle Garnett

Dr Michelle Garnett is a clinical psychologist with more than 30 years of specialising in autism. In 2005, she founded Minds & Hearts, a clinic specialised to autism, where she served as Clinical and Managing Director for 14 years until 2019. In addition to her extensive private practice, Dr Garnett has significantly contributed to autism research, authored influential books, and engaged in impactful speaking engagements. Her peer-reviewed research has informed our understanding of early autism identification, the female autism profile, and the link between mental health and positive outcomes in autistic individuals.

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