We are saddened to learn of the loss of Elizabeth Newson OBE. Elizabeth did so much to identify and raise awareness of the needs and aspirations of people with autism and their families.  We are forever grateful.

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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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  1. Sukey Tarr says:

    How very sad. She was such a committed and inspired teacher – I studied at Nottingham under her many years ago. It was the best learning experience I had.

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