Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Bright Futures 2011 Conference

  The Bright Futures 2011 conference will take place on April 28 at the Queens Hotel in Leeds.  The theme of the conference is social and emotional development in autism. Cost: Parents £49; professionals £109. See link below for details http://www.brightfuturesautism.co.uk/conference.asp

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Autistic spectrum disorder, sexuality & SRW training course

“People with autism need access to good quality sex education like everyone else. Often, because of their communication disabilities, and the associated concerns from professionals and others around this, they do not get information in a way they can understand … Continue reading

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Adult Autism Strategy Conference Sheffield

I will be attending the one day conference ‘Implementing the Adult Autism Strategy’ in Sheffield on January 26th at the Megacentre in Sheffield. The conference is for people with autism, parents/carers and  public sector professionals and is aimed at raising … Continue reading

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The Autism Centre is mentioned in the Sheffield Star

The local Sheffield newspaper, The Sheffield Star, reported on the Critical Autism Seminar Day – see http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/Autism-in-the-spotlight.6694749.jp

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Critical Autism Seminar Day Makes An Impact

The first Critical Autism Seminar Day was held yesterday (18th January 2011) at Sheffield Hallam University.  The event was co-hosted by the Disability Research Forum, The Autism Centre (Sheffield Hallam University) and Critical Disability Studies @ MMU (Manchester Metropolitan University). … Continue reading

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