Thriving Teens

Supporting People with Autism and ADHD – For Parents and Professionals

Learn strategies to support the neurodivergent
teenagers in your life.

Monday the 10th of January 2023 8:30am – 3:00pm (Brisbane, Australia time) Virtual Event


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Who will benefit?

  • Health Professionals: Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech Pathologists, occupational Therapists.
  • Educational professionals: Teachers, Teacher Aides, Guidance Officers
  • Parents and carers with autistic teenagers
  • People involved in animal assisted therapies (Horses or Dogs)

Does your adolescent have NDIS funding?

If you are self-managed or third party-managed and parent education is in the plan you can use your NDIS funding to attend this event.

Our Speakers

Professor Tony Attwood

Tony is a clinical psychologist who has specialised 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, employment 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 on ASD for parents, professionals and autistic individuals all over the world and is a prolific author of scientific papers and books on the subject. He has presented numerous live webinars with his colleague, Dr Michelle Garnett, which have been recorded and can be accessed via their presentation website at

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

Thriving Teens, Supporting People with Autism and ADHD – For Parents and Professionals.

Time (Brisbane) Speaker Company Topic
8:30   Jay Hobbs Thriving Now Welcome
8:45 am Dr. Temple Grandin Consultant and Autism advocate Animals & Autism, my story
10:00 am Break (5 mins)
10:05 am Prof. Tony Attwood  Clinical Psychologist Teens with Autism,
Friendships & relationships
Mental health & wellbeing
12:05 pm Lunch Break (25 mins)
12:30 pm Jay Hobbs Psychologist & Owner Teens with Autism & ADHD
1:30 pm Jay Hobbs.                        Q&A Session
2:30 pm Closing remarks
3:00 pm End Event


Monday the 23rd of October 2023 (Brisbane, Australia time)

Cost: $59.00 – $99.00