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Autism and mental health

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Herschel Building

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 7RY

United Kingdom

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Part of the Discover talk series from autism research charity Autistica. This event explores the work being done to understand and treat mental health problems in autism.

Affecting over 79% of autistic people in their lifetime, mental health is a top research priority for autistic people and their families.


Who should attend? Autistic adults and family members, researchers, education and healthcare professionals are all welcome.




Who is speaking?

Dr Jacqui Rodgers, Newcastle University - The role of uncertainty in anxiety in children with autism.

Professor Jeremy Parr, Newcastle University - Mental health and quality of life for autistic adults - findings from the Newcastle University adulthood and ageing research programme.

Malcolm Osborne, local autistic advocate and parent - My mental health through the years.

Dr James Cusack, Autistica - The importance of mental health research and your involvement.





Timings:

6pm - Doors open
6:30pm - Talk begins
7:45pm - End

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Event details

This event will be autism friendly. A helpful guide to the venue will be sent out a week before the talk.

The event will be filmed and uploaded to YouTube for those unable to attend.


Thank you to Newcastle University for supporting this talk.

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Herschel Building

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