Conference: Participation and inclusion from the inside out: seeing autism from an autistic perspective

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre Event.

National Autistic Society Event

Participation and inclusion from the inside out: seeing autism from an autistic perspective

Tuesday 28 January 2014, Friends House, Euston, London

A one day conference delivered by people on the autism spectrum examining aspects of autism and participation.

This event is aimed at all stakeholders, including local authorities, adult services providers, clinicians and researchers, social care and education professionals and people on the autism spectrum, as well as their families and/or carers.

  • This conference will examine a variety of aspects of participation by people on the autism spectrum, including areas such as:
  • why is participation and inclusion difficult to achieve for people on the autism spectrum?
  • using low and high tech augmentative and alternative communication
  • experiences of University
  • facilitating successful focus groups for people on the autism spectrum
  • adapting working environments for people on the autism spectrum.
  • Follow us on @autism and join in the conference discussion #askautismconf14

More information at

http://www.autism.org.uk/conferences/participation2014

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About The Autism Centre, Sheffield Hallam University

The Autism Centre is part of the Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion within the Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University. The Autism Centre promotes a view of autism as a different way of being. Whilst many people may live happy and accomplished lives with autism, different ways of being can challenge and confuse others. To help with understanding The Autism Centre delivers accredited courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. Its team of academics engage with research and consultancy and publish widely on the autism spectrum and disability.
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2 Responses to Conference: Participation and inclusion from the inside out: seeing autism from an autistic perspective

  1. Lisa Wallace says:

    Please note,  that I have changed my email address to wallalisa@gmail.com. Thank you. 

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