Dr. Wenn Lawson PhD, CPsychol. AFBPsS MAPs

Psychologist, lecturer and author, Dr. Wenn has run his own business for 20 yrs. At age 2yrs, he was misdiagnosed as intellectually disabled and at school said to be incapable of doing as he was told. At 17yrs he was misdiagnosed with schizophrenia; in and out of Mental Health Institutions until eventually age 42yrs being diagnosed with an autism spectrum condition (ASC), ADHD, dyspraxia and learning difficulties.

Dr. Wenn is a Teaching Fellow with Birmingham University, UK, and a sessional lecturer at various universities resides on the Autism Open Access board and the board for SEAL, a local Community College. He is a participant and advisor to Autism CRC in Australia. He has written numerous books (and papers) on ASC.

Wenn facilitates workshops and has co-presented with Prof. Temple Grandin and Dr. Tony Attwood. His life and work have been the subject of several television shows including being featured on the Life Style Channel, the ABC in Australia and the BBC.

Wenn has received various awards, such as the Australian and Pacific Autism Award; The Naturally Autistic Community Award; Australian of the year (finalist); The Author of the year and Most Esteemed Speaker, are among these, see: www.wennlawson.com

Read Wenn Lawson’s full session description on the VAC program here

Read Wenn Lawson’s panel session description on the VAC program here