One of the world's biggest and most important international conferences on autism will be held in Adelaide in August this year.
The Asia Pacific Autism Conference - featuring experts and attendees from more than 20 countries - occurs every two years. It will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on August 8, 9 and 10.
Autism South Australia, in conjunction with the Australian Advisory Board on Autism Spectrum Disorders, is hosting the conference.
The conference will showcase the latest expert information and research, and remarkable and inspiring personal stories across three streams:
Early Years; early detection, diagnosis and intervention, causes, genetics and neurobiology
School Years; innovations in education, challenges in adolescence, critical life transitions
Adult Years; self advocacy and self determination, relationships and sexuality, neurodiversity, workforce and social participation.
Keynote speakers include: