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Keynote papers:

The History of Ideas on Autism: Legends, Myths and Reality: by Dr Lorna Wing - Elliot House, London, UK

International conceptualisations, theories and treatments: new and valuable?: by Professor Rita Jordan - University of Birmingham, UK

Elevated rates of testosterone-related disorders in women with autism spectrum conditions: by Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, et al. - University of Cambridge, UK

What if there's no such thing as 'autistic'?: by Donna Williams - Author, Australia

Electroconvulsive Treatment in Autism Revisited: by Professor Dirk Dhossche - University of Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

What is TEACCH?: by Dr Gary Mesibov - Former director, Division TEACCH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Atypical behaviours in children with autism and children with a history of language impairment: by Dr Susan Folstein - Pioneer in autism twin research, Baltimore, USA

Asperger's Syndrome: Gift or Curse?: by Professor Michael Fitzgerald - Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Autism: making Respite a positive experience for service users: by Dr Wendy Lawson - Author, Australia

Subjective Organisation in the Free Recall Learning of Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome: by Dr Dermot Bowler - City University, London, UK

The Neuropathology of Autism: by Dr Manuel Casanova - University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA

What is the hardest part of living with high-functioning autism or Asperger's syndrome - from a parent’s perspective?: by Carole Rutherford - Autism-in-Mind, UK

The Level and Nature of Autistic Intelligence: by Michelle Dawson - University of Montreal, Canada

Prodigious Savants: How Do They Know Things They Never Learned?: by Dr Darold Treffert - University of Wisconsin, USA

Decreased GAD67 mRNA levels in cerebellar Purkinje cells in autism: pathophysiological implications: by Dr Gene Blatt - Boston University School of Medicine, USA

The study of autism as a distributed disorder: by Dr Ralph-Axel Müller - Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, USA

Gray’s Guide to Loss, Learning and Children with ASD: by Carol Gray - The Gray Center for Social Learning and Understanding , Grand Rapids, USA

Two clock genes associated with Autistic Disorder: a molecular genetics study prompted by clinical observations of communicative timing in autism: by Dr Dawn Wimpory - Wales

An Evolutionary Theory of Mind and Mental Illness: Genetic Conflict and the Mentalistic Continuum: by Dr Christopher Badcock - London School of Economics, UK

Do the Eyes Have It? Inferring Mental States From Animated Faces in Autism: by Professor Peter Mitchell - University of Nottingham, UK

Joint attention and symbolic play in young children with autism: a randomised controlled intervention study: by Dr Connie Kasari - UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences, Los Angeles, USA

Screening for autism in young children with developmental delay: An evaluation of the Developmental Behaviour Checklist - Early Screen (DBC-ES): by Dr Kylie Gray - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Reactive Predictive Communications: Insights gleaned after recovering social instincts: by Eric Chen - Writer, Singapore

Another Way to Approach Theory of Mind (and Lack of It): by Dr Olga Bogdashina - UK

A Genetic Variant that Disrupts MET Transcription is Associated with Autism: by Dr Pat Levitt - Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Psychosis and Autism as Diametrical Disorders of the Social Brain: by Professor Bernard Crespi - Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Autism and Familial Major Mood Disorder: Are they Related?: by Professor Robert DeLong - Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Configural processing in autism and its relationship to face processing: by Dr Marlene Behrmann - Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Subtypes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: the role of autistic traits and history of tics: by Dr Susanne Bejerot - Department of Psychiatry, St Gorans Hospital , Stockholm, Sweden

Noise in New Zealand early childhood centres (preschools) - a special problem for autistic children: by Stuart J. McLaren - Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand

Checklist in Communication and Language for Autistic Disorder: by Silvana Batista Gaino - College of Science and Technology, Itabuna, Brazil

Inhibitory Control in High-Functioning Autism: Decreased Activation and Underconnectivity in Inhibition Networks: by Dr Rajesh Kana - Departments of Psychology and Neurobiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA

Relationship of dietary intake to gastrointestinal symptoms in children with autistic spectrum disorders: by Dr Susan Levy - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA

Can Brain Stimulation Techniques be used for the Treatment of Social Cognitive and Motor Function in Autism Spectrum Disorders?: by Dr Peter Enticott, et al. - Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Processes of Language Acquisition in Children with Autism: Evidence from Preferential Looking: by Dr Letitia Naigles - Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, USA

Autism, Discrimination and the Law: by Dennis Debbaudt - Debbaudt Detective Agency, Florida, USA

Symbolic Play in Autism Spectrum Disorder: by Gillian C. Stanley - University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Early language disorder as frequent co-morbidity in many developmental disorders of young children: by Professor Isabelle Rapin - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA

ReacTickles Sensory Experiences with Interactive Whiteboard Technology: by Wendy Keay-Bright - University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC), Wales

Autism detection in early childhood (ADEC): by Dr Robyn Young - School of Psychology, Flinders University, South Australia

Are You Prepared for a Contact with Law Enforcement or Emergency Responders?: by Dennis Debbaudt - Debbaudt Detective Agency, Florida, USA

The Perception of Invariant Speech Features in Children with Autism: by Tullia Lepistö - Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland

The Importance of the ADHD-Autism Connection: Discovering the Scope of the Autism Population: by Diane M. Kennedy - USA

A Retrospective Open Trial of Adjunctive Donepezil in Children and Adolescents with Autistic Disorder: by Dr Antonio Hardan - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Stanford University, California, USA

Face and Gaze Processing in Children with Autism: by Dr Anneli Kylliäinen - Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland

Is a gut-to-brain connection possible and reasonable in autism?: by Dr Karl Reichelt - University of Oslo, Norway

Autistic Disorder: 52 years later: Some Common Sense Conclusions: by Dr Darold Treffert - University of Wisconsin, USA

Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Children with Autism: Interview Development and Rates of Disorders: by Dr Susan Folstein - Pioneer in autism twin research, Baltimore, USA

An MRI Study of Increased Cortical Thickness in Autism: by Dr Antonio Hardan - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Stanford University, California, USA

Neuroligins Determine Synapse Maturation and Function: by Dr Nils Brose - Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany

Autism – More than the Mirror System: by Dr Michael Arbib - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

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