The Female Profile of Autism: A New Protocol for Assessment and Strategies - Occupational Therapy

The Female Profile of Autism: A New Protocol for Assessment and Strategies
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Overview

Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in females has been a challenge for many years due to the lack of understanding and recognition of their complex characteristics. Dr. Hénault has been involved in developing guidelines to address the problem of diagnosing ASD in females (co-written with Pr. Tony Attwood, V. Pasin & B. Wicker, 2020). During her presentation, she will discuss different strategies to address the needs for education, intervention and services dedicated to females with ASD.


Course Objectives

  • Understand the female characteristics, including social camouflaging
  • Access the new Clinical Guide and explore the content & questions
  • Identify adapted strategies and resources dedicated for girls & women with ASD


Who Can Benefit?

This course is suitable for anyone working or suspecting ASD in girls and adult women. It will be of interest to teachers / educators, teaching assistants / aids, speech and language, therapists, occupational therapists, and psychologists.



Providers Terms

  1. Please note that registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis and course fees must be paid prior to closing date to reserve a place.
  2. Payment of fees is not a guarantee for the event to be staged as planned. Should the event be cancelled for any reason, a full refund will be made to all registered participants and no other claims are allowed. The organizer disclaims responsibility should any change in the event occur for any reason.
  3. Participants to the course are not allowed to split registration for different persons.
  4. For 1 full day seminar, only one set of meal entitlement per day shall be given to the registered participants. For half day seminar, only coffee and tea will be provided.
  5. Food served will be “no pork and no lard”.
  6. No refund of fees for participant cancellations including medical leave but substitutions are allowed with written request to organizer at least two working days before the course commences.
  7. Registration will be taken as confirmed upon receipt of payment or issuance of invoice. Any cancellation will not be allowed. However, substitutions are allowed with written request to organizer at least two working days before the course commences. Please note that registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis. Payment must be received by due date, before attendance of training.
  8. All information provided in this form is accurate up to the closing date of normal registration.
Tickets:
Normal Rate$181Book
Contact Hours:

3.0 hrs

When:

Tue, 14 March 2023

Start Time:

8:00 AM

Duration:

Morning Sessions

Format:

Live Online Training

Language:

English

Venue:

Online

Address:
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Your Computer,
Webinar, Online,
Singapore, SST

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Speaker(s):
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Dr Isabelle Hénault

Dr Isabelle Hénault, is the Director of the Autism & Asperger's Clinic at Montreal. She is a sexologist and psychologist from the University of Québec at Montréal, Canada. Her practice and studies have focused on providing diagnosis, education and support to children, adolescents, adults and couples living with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Dr. Hénault has developed a relationship and sex education program and works with individuals and groups to increase their understanding of sexuality and conducts relationship counselling. Asperger Syndrome and Sexuality was her first publication (with Jessica Kingsley Publisher in 2005). She is presently collaborating on numerous international research initiatives involving socio-sexual education, interpersonal relationships and gender identity. Dr. Hénault is the co-author of The Autism Spectrum, Sexuality and the Law (Attwood, Hénault & Dubin) published by Jessica Kingsley Publisher, London (2014). In 2020 she published a book that was co-authored on the Female profile of Asperger syndrome (Hénault & Martin) at Chenelière Education.

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