Monday, October 30
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
3688 Cessna Drive
Event host: AutismBC
Event contact: 604 434-0880 firstname.lastname@example.org
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We will be discussing the topic: Autism and Ageing. If you have any questions please leave them in the comment section and we will do our best to answer them.
Psychologist, lecturer and author, Dr. Wenn has run his own business for 23 years and has a lead a remarkable life. At 2 years of age he was misdiagnosed as intellectually disabled, at school, of being incapable of doing as he was told, and at 17 misdiagnosed with schizophrenia. For much of his life he was in and out of mental health institutions until eventually at 42, he was diagnosed with an autism spectrum condition, ADHD, dyspraxia and learning difficulties. After his diagnosis Dr. Wenn has become a prominent researcher and advocate in the international autism community.
Dr. Wenn is currently a Teaching Fellow with Birmingham University’s (UK) on-line Master’s autism course. He resides on the Autism Open Access board and the ICAN board, South West (Australia). He is a participant and advisor for Autism CRC, Australia and has published numerous books and journal articles on autism on a host of topics including relationships, sexuality, gender, education and ageing.