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Free Conference - Autism is for life not just for Christmas. Clinical Showcase of Adult ASD Interventions

Register for the latest FREE conference by Brookdale Care. (Spaces are Limited)

This is a FREE conference focusing on a showcase of interventions by all areas of our Brookdale Care clinical team. Each talk will give examples of research components and case studies in a variety of different ASD clinical areas.

There will also be talks from Dr Jason Crabtree and former Brookdale Care resident Alex Evans on his personal experience of the impact of therapy on an adult with ASD.

Date:         3rd December
Location:   Wyboston Lakes, Bedfordshire


Timing Subject Speakers
09.30 – 10.00 Registration  
10.00 – 10.10 Introduction to the conference
Peter Battle, Chief Executive
10.10 – 11.00
Challenges of diagnosing adults with autism
A Lifetime of misunderstandings, misdiagnosis and missed opportunities.
Dr. Jason Crabtree, Lead Clinical Psychologist, Westminster Learning Disability Partnership
11.00 – 11.20 Tea Break  
11.20 – 11.50
Occupation Therapy
Self-regulation and challenging behaviour. A Sensitive Topic.
Mark Keeble, Lead Occupational Therapist
11.50 – 12.20
Living in the Community
The holy grail getting people to live successfully in the community – Unexpected difficulties and creative problem solving.
Sandra Stamos, Forensic & Counselling Psychologist (Residential Services)
12.20 – 12.50 Females with Autism
Complex Enigmas or just waiting to be understood?
Tiago Pinto, Clinical Psychologist
Vidya Rajbhoj, Counselling Psychologist
12.50 – 1.10 Question & Answer session  
1.10 – 2.00 Complimentary lunch  
2.00 – 2.30
The three gifts of nursing led recovery.
Victoria Hulström-Allen, Deputy Manager Milton Park Therapeutic Campus. RNLD
Gayle Woodcock, Quality Lead RMN
2.30 – 3.00
Hospitalisation of adults with autism
Why adults with autism get admitted to hospital?
Dr Olufemi Oluwatayo,
Consultant Psychiatrist
Milton Park Therapeutic Campus
3.00 – 3.45 From a personal experience the impact of therapy on an Adult with ASD Alex Evans
3.45 Closing words Peter Battle, Chief Executive


Additional Information
The venue has free on site parking and free WIFI.
Accommadation will also be avaliable at reduced costs :
  • Bed and Breakfast for £75 including VAT
  • B&B and Dinner for £90 including VAT
Please register for the conference using the Contact Us form here - please choose the marketing option in the dropdown box.  
If you have any questions, please contact: or call on 01480 47 8070​.