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Longitudinal perspective of the Autism Spectrum

International Conference on Level 1 Autism Spectrum Disorders (Asperger's Syndrome).

From diagnostic complexity, to clinical evidence, to possible interventions.

Clinical and cultural opportunities to be built in a constantly evolving reality.

Prof. Tony Attwood and Dr. Isabelle Hénault

25 and 26 May 2022

Ca 'Foscari University Campus Treviso

May 25, 2022


Initial greetings, introduction to the event Dr. Valentina Pasin



Introduction to Level 1 Autism Spectrum Disorders (Asperger's Syndrome)



coffee break



Characteristics profile of girls and women ASD level 1 (Asperger's syndrome)



lunch break



Asperger's functioning in children: profile, diagnostic assessment



Difficulties and challenges in adolescents ASD level 1 (Asperger's syndrome)



Question time

May 26, 2022


Making Friends: Strategies for Improving Social Understanding and Relational Skills



coffee break



ASD level 1 (Asperger's syndrome) in adults: independent life, work occupation, love affairs, parenting



lunch break



Management of emotions: cognitive-behavioral therapy for the management of anxiety, depression, anger



Hints on aging in people with ASD level 1 (Asperger's syndrome), clinical advances in the last 50 years on ASD level 1 - testimony by Dr. Attwood



Question time


Address: Aula Magna, Palazzo San Leonardo (Riviera Garibaldi 13 / E, Treviso)

Dual mode: limited places in attendance and unlimited places online

Languages: English and Italian (simultaneous translation)

Scientific Director and Moderator: Dr. Valentina Pasin, Coordinator of the Empathie Group


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Prof. Tony Attwood

Clinical Psychologist, PhD

Tony is a clinical psychologist who has specialized in Autism Spectrum Disorders since he qualified as a clinical psychologist in England in 1975.  He currently works in his own private practice, and is also adjunct professor at Griffith University, Queensland.  His book Asperger's Syndrome - A Guide for Parents and Professionals has sold over 500,000 copies and has been translated into 27 languages.  His subsequent book, The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome, published in October 2006 has sold over 300,000 copies and has been translated into 18 languages, and is one of the primary textbooks on Asperger's syndrome, otherwise known as Autism Spectrum Disorder - Level 1.  He has several subsequent books published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Future Horizons Inc. and Guilford Press on emotion management, relationships and sexuality, and general advice for autistic children and adults.


Tony has been invited to be a keynote speaker at many Australasian and International Conferences.  He presents workshops and runs training courses for parents, professionals and individuals with Asperger's syndrome all over the world and is a prolific author of scientific papers and books on the subject. He has presented several live webinars with his colleague, Dr Michelle Garnett, which have been recorded and can be accessed via their website at .


He has worked with many thousands of individuals of all ages with many expressions of autism.

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Dr. Isabelle Hénault

Psychologist and sexologist, PhD

Dr. Hénault is a sexologist and psychologist. She obtained her master's degree in sexology and her doctorate in psychology at the Université du Québec à Montréal. She offers private consultations (individual, couple and family) and acts as a consultant to organizations and schools. Her services also include diagnostic evaluation.

Dr. Hénault has developed expertise in Asperger's syndrome, particularly in the field of interpersonal relationships and sexuality. As the author of an adapted socio-sexual education program, she also collaborates in several international research on sex education and psychotherapy for autistic and Asperger people. She has worked for more than two years at Dr. Tony Attwood's clinic in Australia.

She has collaborated to several book chapters and articles on Asperger's syndrome and sex education. Her book 'Aspergers Syndrome and Sexuality: From Adolescence through Adulthood' has been translated in eight languages.

She is also co-author of the book "Autism Spectrum, Sexuality and the Law" (Attwood, Hénault & Dubin), published by Jessica Kingsley Publisher, London (2014); "Le profil Asperger au feminin" (Hénault & Martin with the collaboration of Tony Attwood, Valentina Pasin, Bruno Wicker (2021); "Working with autistic transgender and non-binary people. Research, practice and experience" (Edited by Marianthi Kourti, 2021).

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