Welcome to Autistic Spectrum Disorders in Forensic Settings 2020

Welcome to the online conference! 

Conference booklet

The conference booklet is available to download.

Conference programme

The conference programme is available to download.



This conference is eligible for up to 6 CPD hours, subject to peer group approval.

Social Media

If you wish to tweet about the conference use @RCPsych #ForensicASD2020


Certificates of attendance will be emailed to delegates after the conference.

Watch on demand

Once the conference has taken place live, you will receive links to watch the conference  sessions on demand. To access the recordings you will be required to enter your name, email address and a password. This is unique to you as a registered delegate so please do not share the recording links. 


Please complete a short feedback survey to let us know what you thought of the day. 

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All comments received remain confidential and are viewed in an effort to improve future meetings.


Copies of the PowerPoint presentations are made available here for delegates to view by kind permission of the presenters.

Sheena Foster - Treatment in secure services - a parent't perspective

Prof Conor Duggan - ASD - Setting the scene with some difficult to answer questions

Prof Regi Alexander - ASD and offending - pathways, co-morbidities and assessment 

Dr Sam Tromans - Psychological and pharmacological treatment approaches - an overview 

Dr Harm Boer - Should people with ASD be in forensic hospital settings at all?

Prof Essi Viding - ASD and psychopathy- the double hit 

Verity Chester - Women with ASD: Missed diagnosis and misdiagnosis 

All presentations remain the intellectual property of the author and it is strictly prohibited to copy, distribute or reproduce any information, images or data included in these presentations without prior written consent of the author.If a presentation is not listed, it is because we have not received permission from the author. This page will be updated if further presentations are received.