MEET TONY AND MICHELLE

The creation of Attwood and Garnett Events was the brainchild of Professor Tony Attwood and Dr Michelle Garnett to expand awareness, understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders. 

Tony and Michelle are considered as internationally recognised experts in autism, with a combined knowledge and experience of over 60 years as clinical psychologists, authors, researchers and consultants. You will be delighted and informed with their passion filled presentations, sharing their experience with warmth and compassion.

Professor Tony Attwood

Professor Tony Attwood PhD is an internationally recognised clinical psychologist, educator, and author.  Recently featured on ABC’s Australian Story, Tony is one of the world’s foremost authorities on autism.  His book Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals is an international bestseller and seminal in the field.

Dr Michelle Garnett

Dr Michelle Garnett PhD is a clinical psychologist who has specialised in autism within her own private practice for over 27 years. Her peer reviewed research has informed understanding of early detection, the female profile and the importance of good mental health for autistic individuals. She has co-authored six highly regarded books on autism, five with Prof Tony Attwood. Her 2018 book with Barb Cook is a seminal work on the female presentation, Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism. Her most recent books Having Fun with Feelings on the Autism Spectrum and Ten Steps to Reducing Your Child Anxiety on the Autism Spectrum provide guidance to parent of young children on the autism spectrum.  She regularly provides training to four Australian Universities.