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Attwood & Garnett - Session 3 - Cognitive Abilities: A different way of thinking and learning profile

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Cognitive Abilities: A different way of thinking and learning profile - ASD-Level 1

During this session the unusual profile of cognitive abilities associated with ASD-Level 1 (Asperger’s syndrome) isΒ described with an emphasis on the distinct profile of intellectual abilities, problems with executiveΒ function, flexible thinking, coping with mistakes and weak central coherence. Participants will be provided with strategiesΒ to improve motivation, organisational skills and academic achievement.

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 foundedβ€―Minds & Hearts, a clinic specialised to autism, where she served as Clinical and Managing Director for 14 years until 2019.Β 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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