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Scottish Autism Online Conference - Now Available On Demand

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Now Available On Demand 

Scottish Autism's Annual Conference was hosted as an online virtual conference on 12th May 2022. If you missed out but would like to access the conference you can do so via our On Demand Package.

Behind the Mask: Autistic Experience and Professional Practice 

The conference aims to understand the pressures, stresses and consequences that autistic people feel “fitting in”, and in accessing support. We will explore the ways that professionals can recognise the lived experience of autistic people; change practitioner behaviour to better accommodate autistic needs; and create safe spaces where autistic people can be themselves.

We will ask how professionals and those they support can exchange perspectives through meaningful dialogue, promote respectful interactions and relations, and create a more positive experience of services and society more widely.

Conference Presentations

Bigger on the Inside
Kate Fox, Broadcaster and Stand-Up Poet

Autistic Spice - Born to be Mild?
Carly Jones MBE FRSA, Autism Consultant and Advocate

Time to lose the mask? Understanding the nature, consequences and costs of camouflaging by autistic people
Will Mandy, Clinical Psychologist and Professor at University College London (UCL)

Autism Dialogue
Jonathan Drury, Founder of Dialogic Action CIC

Whose behaviour needs to change?
Professor Andy McDonnell, BSc. MSc. PhD. Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Director of Studio III

Build Autism Acceptance through Community Partnership
Adam Harris, Founder and CEO of AsIAm, Ireland’s National Autism Charity

Standard Delegate Rate

This is for professionals or anyone with an interest in autism.

Conference Packages

Standard Price

(from 1 March 2022)
On Demand Only £145
Autistic Individual/Family Member - Pay What You Can (PWYC) 

Pay What you Can is a pilot scheme open to autistic people and their families to access the conference.  Please note this is NOT for professionals.

The Pay What You Can Scheme is to ensure the conference is accessible to as many autistic people and their families as possible.  Places will be limited.


10:00am to 4:00pm
12th May 2022 to 12th October 2022

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How to book

General Enquiries

For more information on our speakers, presentations and to view on demand, please visit our Conference website below.
Visit Conference website 

Please note: On Demand will be available from 13th May 2022 and will expire on 12th November 2022. The duration in which you will have to view the conference will depend on when you book. No further bookings will be accepted from 12th October 2022 to allow 1 month viewing time. We will be unable to reissue or extend the On Demand link after this time.