Autism-Europe International Congress in Scotland in 2016

The 11th Autism-Europe International Congress will take place September 16-18, 2016 in Edinburgh. Organised by the National Autistic Society, Autism-Europe’s international congresses are dedicated to sharing advances in practical and scientific knowledge about autism. The target audience includes researchers, professionals, parents and self-advocates.

The theme of the 2016 Congress is “Happy, Healthy and Empowered.” The Congress will focus on the most recent developments across the field of autism.

A call for papers has been issued, and abstracts for presentation at the Congress are sought. The Congress wishes to explore a broad range of perspectives, both theoretical and practical, and will be accepting abstracts within the three key themes of Happy, Healthy, and Empowered. Submissions from researchers, practitioners, teachers, autistic individuals and other interested parties are welcome. Annette Pyle, Care, Support and Rights Division of the Scottish Government, notes that “we would hope that stakeholders working on the [Scottish Strategy for Autism] will submit papers and we can share some Scottish autism practice.” For more information about the submission process and guidelines, please click here.

Registration for the event is also open. For more information or to register, please click here.