The Special Education Support Service (SESS), Ireland, has developed a video (20 mins) to demonstrate a number of evidence-informed techniques for teachers of pupils with autism. The video can be found at https://vimeo.com/161187735.
Details about the SESS can be found at http://www.sess.ie/categories/autismautistic-spectrum-disorders/world-autism-day-2016
Look out for a chapter on ‘Schools without labels’ by The Autism Centre’s Nick Hodge in a new book that challenges some of the traditional ways that we think about and respond to autism.
See flyer for more information: RunswickColeMallettTimimi – Rethinking Autism-2
Researchers at the University of Exeter have launched a website www.ex.ac.uk/exdx to explore issues around the diagnosis of adults with autism. The project features the artwork and filmmaking prowess of autistic adults. The research is funded by the Wellcome trust and will record the experiences of adults with an autism diagnosis and those who self-identify as having autism.
Here is the artist Josh Garcia with the Autism Centre’s Nick Hodge at the launch of the Autism Plus Art Exhibition. You can see works by Josh and other members of Autism Plus at the Cantor Building (on Arundel Street), Sheffield Hallam University 10am-5pm Monday to Thursday and 10am to 3pm on Friday 22nd April. The exhibition closes Friday 22nd April.
The Autism Centre’s Nick Hodge has a book review published in Disability & Society. The text is ‘Besieged by behavior analysis for autism spectrum disorder: a treatise for comprehensive educational approaches’ by Dr. Eric Shyman.
You can access the review at http://www.tandfonline.com/action/showAxaArticles?journalCode=cdso20&
All are welcome to attend an Art Exhibition by people with autism from Autism Plus. The exhibition is being hosted by Sheffield Hallam University. The launch is on Saturday 16th April 2016 2-5pm and will include a raffle and food. Hope to see you there