Talks

2017

March

ESRC Series: Autism in Society Seminar II, Institute of Education, UCL, London
Ginny Russell: How can we prioritise autistic wellbeing in biomedical research?
Steven Kapp: Quality of life and autistics: the critical roles of social support and subjective well-being

UEMC Mental Health Research Team Peer Group Meeting, Exeter 

What’s in a Label? The Functions and Consequences of a Medical Diagnosis and Lay Diagnosis of Autism, Torquay                                                                          Thomas Lister: (Abstract) What’s in a label? The functions and consequences of a selfdiagnosis and medical diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder                                         (Presentation) What’s in a Label? The Functions and Consequences of a Medical Diagnosis and Lay Diagnosis of Autism

April

The Globalisation of Autism symposium, Queen Mary University of London
Steven Kapp: Autism diagnosis across the globe: DSM-5 as a focal point

May

Neuroscience, Social Science and the Politics of Research: Insights from Early Intervention and Autism at University College Cork, Ireland
Steven Kapp: Neurodiversity: implications of brain-based research and politics for social science and early intervention

Cultural Diversity Preconference, International Meeting for Autism Research, San Francisco, USA
Steven Kapp (First author): Right planet: examining the intersections between neuro- and cultural diversityCo-authors: Rachel S. Brezis, Nidhi Singhal, Merry Barua, Jaqueline Mathaga, Alexia Rattazzi, Sabine Saade Chelbi, Deepali Teneja, and Kristen Gillespie-Lynch 

June

Critical Autism Studies Conference
Ginny Russell & Jennie Hayes: Medicalisation, mobilisation and Social Identity Theory

August

Included in Training and Work: Transforming Policies and Practices for Disabled People workshop at the Lorentz Center at the University of Leiden in Leiden, Netherlands.
Steven Kapp: Including disabled people about inclusive employment

September

The GW4 Clinical Academic Training programme, at the University of Bristol.
Ginny Russell and Steven Kapp: Interdisciplinary in Medical Research

December

Advisory Group Meeting, at the University of Exeter
Exploring Diagnosis advisory meeting programme
Katherine Runswick-Cole: The Functions of Labels
Sami Timimi: What is Autism and does it matter? (PowerPoint)
Adam Feinstein: Neurodiversity: The Cases For and Against (accompanying notes)

2018

February

University of Exeter Medical School Annual Research Event 2018
Jennie Hayes: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Autism Diagnosis in Adults and Children in the UK

April

Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany) ‘Handling Autism: Recovery or Support?’
Dr Steven Kapp: Supporting the Individual Differences of Autism: Respecting Neurodiversity

May

DMU, Leicester ‘Ethical Dialogues for Developing Socially Responsible Robots for Children with Autism’
Dr Ginny Russell: What has Critical Autism Studies Ever Done for us?

June

ACAMH National Conference 2018, Royal College of Physicians, London
Dr Ginny Russell: Time Trends in Diagnostic Rates of Autism: Explanations and Evidence

July

An Alternative to Diagnosis? An Exploration of the Power Threat Meaning Framework, University of Exeter
Dr Richard Byng, GP and researcher: Why do we need an alternative to diagnosis?
Louise Holman, service user: Diagnosis and Mental Health Services; My story
Dr Lucy Johnstone, clinical psychiatrist and writer of PTM Framework: What is the Power Threat Meaning Framework?
For the accompanying Power Point presentation click here

September 

British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University. 
Thomas Lister: Situational Analysis: An Introduction