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Call for papers

IACB 2018 is an event that addresses autism from three different angles: the child, the couple and the family.

We welcome  to participate the following:

  • Psychologists,
  • Empirical specialists,
  • Representatives of NGOs with experience of at least five years in working with autism,
  • Academics and researchers,
  • Parents of children with autism,
  • Educators and teachers,
  • Representatives of the Ministries of Education and Health

We are looking for innovative and challenging presentations, as well as practical and applicative ones, that can offer new perspectives in approaching the child with autism, the family and the couples. The theme of this year’s conference is meant to highlight the importance of family involvement in the recovery of children with autism, and at the same time, the importance of offering information and guidance in keeping the couple's unit.

Interested persons are asked to submit entries until the 1st of September, 2018 at the

Sessions will be organized as follows:

Oral presentations

Oral presentations may include research, theoretical issues and  professional practices, presented in a concise manner. Participants will have 20 minutes to present their original and innovative work. Although the presentation may have several authors, the presentation will be held only by a maximum of two persons.

Demonstration workshops (Workshops)

These sessions are designed to highlight practical learning activities, where we welcome every participant to elaborate, in a practical manner, new and ingenious techniques on approching childern with autism. However, each session  will have a maximum duration of 45 minutes. While there may be several authors, only a maximum of two persons may present.

Key dates

  • Conference Date: 19 - 21 October 2018
  • Call for papers: open for confirmation and the abstract until September 1st, 2018
  • Call for papers: open for papers until September 1st, 2018
  • Early bird: open until August 1, 2018

Confirmations and abstracts will be sent to

Preference will be given to papers approaching the subject in a practical and unprecedented manner, that were never presented in other events in this field.