Professor Sir Simon Baron Cohen, one of the world’s foremost autism experts, will be speaking on ‘Neurodiversity: A revolutionary framework for reimagining how humanity thinks, works and lives‘ at the British Academy, London on Thursday 3 November 2022, at 6.30pm. The talk will be followed by a drinks reception in the British Academy.
For a little more information about Simon and his research, please see below:
Simon Baron-Cohen is a Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry University of Cambridge and Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge. He is Director of the Autism Research Centre in Cambridge. He is author of 5 books: Mindblindness, The Essential Difference, Prenatal Testosterone in Mind, Zero Degrees of Empathy, and The Pattern Seekers. He has published over 680 scientific articles. He created the first UK clinic for adults with suspected Asperger Syndrome that has helped over 1,000 patients to have their disability recognized. He gave a keynote address to the United Nations in New York on Autism Awareness Day 2017 on the topic of Autism and Human Rights. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Academy of Medical Sciences and was President of the International Society for Autism Research He received a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours List 2021.