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Autism In BAME Community Symposium 2018
April 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Autism in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Community symposium organised by Autism Voice United Kingdom in partnership with the Participatory Autism Research Collective (PARC) and the London Southbank University Critical Autism /Disability Studies Research Group offers a timely opportunity for key stakeholders in the services of autism to renew commitment for raising awareness about autism, assess progress, identify gaps, address new and emerging autism challenges in the BAME community.
The two themes that will provide a focus of the symposium are: Diverse Approaches to Autism: Culture, Religion and Ethnicity and Paving The Future for Autism in BAME.
The symposium will be an effective means of raising awareness about autism and inclusion of people with special needs within the BAME community.
The symposium will also present an excellent opportunity for members of the business, academic, local, special needs community to share knowledge, responsibilities and take vital action.
The event shall comprise of short oral presentations from academics and professionals working within the Autism sector in the UK.
Keynote Speaker is Dr Chris Papadopoulos, principal lecturer in Public Health at the University of Bedfordshire.
Autism Consultant Dr Damian Milton will serve as chair of the symposium.