Eating Disorders and Autism Workshop

This session is about autism and eating disorders

Finty Royle

Finty Royle is a 20 year old autistic female.  She received her diagnosis aged 15 after a period of hospitalisation and intense outpatient care due to Anorexia. She attributes her strong recovery from the disorder to her diagnosis of autism and describes it as life changing. She has since gone on to achieve many things including getting to the final of a public speaking competition, representing England for mountain running five times and is currently studying medicine at university.

Dr Emma Kinnaird

Dr Emma Kinnaird is a trainee clinical psychologist who recently completed a PhD exploring how to adapt psychological treatments for autistic people with eating disorders. Emma currently works in a CAMHS service in the NHS.