ASfAR Webinar Series

Autism and Intersectionality Webinar Series

ASfAR Institute 2020:

Intersectionality is a framework for understanding how aspects of the identity of a person or group of people may combine to create discrimination, disadvantage or prejudice. This webinar series will explore the research and knowledge around autism and its intersection with personal, social and cultural systems or factors.

This webinar series takes place via Zoom on Wednesdays across August and September 2020.

The live sessions of the ASfAR 2020 Institute are free for ASfAR members to attend but preregistration is required. Where possible, sessions will be recorded and available following the series to current ASfAR Members as a benefit of society membership.

To join ASfAR, please see our membership levels here

Please register separately for each webinar you wish to attend using each link in the schedule below so you can be emailed a personal link to join the Zoom. Registrations closes at 4pm the day before the webinar. Any queries email

The first Webinar in the series has been made available for free. 

Autism and Intersectionality: An overview by Dr Jac den Houting

Members have access to complete webinar series here

To join ASfAR, please see our membership levels here

Webinar Series Dates


Date and time

Presenter(s) Topic Link to register
August 12th

1-2pm (AEST)

Jac den Houting Overview of Autism and Intersectionality
August 19th

1-2pm (AEST)

Ifrah Abdullahi and Josie Barbaro Autism and cultural diversity
August 26th

1-2pm (AEST)

Mark Stokes Autism and sexuality
September 16th   1-2pm  (AEST) Liz Pellicano, Rose Lilley and Mikala Sedgwick Autism and First Nations
September 23rd   1-2pm (AEST) Lauren Lawson Autism and gender
September 30th  1-2pm (AEST) Mandy Richdale Autism and age
October 7th

1-2pm (AEDT)

Beth Radulski From Autistic Masking to Neurodiversity Pride:

Race, Gender, SES and the Intersectionality of ‘Coming Out’

For full access become an ASfAR member.  See our membership levels here