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Moray Council and NHS Grampian are hosting a major conference on Autism next week.

Press release   •   Jun 05, 2015 10:58 BST

Moray Council and NHS Grampian are hosting a major conference on Autism next week.
There is more to me than Autism! Is a two-day event is open to everyone living with autism, including parents, unpaid carers professionals and volunteers. You don’t have to live in Moray, just want to learn more about Autism.
Speakers will include two internationally recognised experts on the autism spectrum, Dr Olga Bogdashina and Dr Jacqui Jackson, who will take part on both days.
The conference will also feature Dr Jackson’s son, Luke, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s and dyspraxia and who wrote the critically acclaimed book “Freaks, Geeks and Asperger’s Syndrome”. He also narrated the acclaimed BBC documentary "My Family and Autism". Joining the line up of speakers isaward winning stand-up comedian John Williams, creator of the "My Son’s Not Rainman" show and blog.
There will be a series of seminar sessions over the two days looking at a range of autism-related topics. Local and national autism organisations and charities will also be in attendance to offer information and support.
Please find attached the conference programme; all the details you need to know will be found there.
To book either print off the registration form at the back of the programme or complete the attached online registration form and email directly to us.
Payment, Professionals – £50 + VAT for both days. Individuals with Autism, parents, unpaid carers, volunteers – £10 (inclusive of VAT) for both days.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided on both days. Payment can be made by cheque, payable to “The Moray Council” and posted to the address specified or by invoice (please complete all details on registration form if you require an invoice).

Moray Council area stretches from Tomintoul in the south to the shores of the Moray Firth, from Keith in the east to Forres in the west. The council and its 4,500 employees respond to the needs of 92,500 residents in this beautiful part of Scotland, which nestles between Aberdeenshire and the Highlands.

Headquartered in  Elgin, the administrative capital of Moray.

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