Monthly Archives: April 2014

Good Inclusive Practice Conference: Professionals and ParentCarers Working Together

Thursday June 12th 2014 9am -1.00pm, DoubleTree Hotel, Sheffield More information at The Children and Families Act 2014 and the anticipated new SEN Code of Practice emphasise the importance of schools and other services working in partnership with parents and … Continue reading

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PhD Bursaries available at Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University is seeking applications for those interested in studying for a PhD.  Applications from those interested in autism and education would be very welcome. Details can be found at:

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St Andrew’s 5th Autism Conference, May 6th 2014, Northampton

please note that this is not an Autism Centre event Keynote speakers: Dr. Judith Gould and Dr. Ekkehart Staufenberg Updates in autism conference

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Luke Beardon challenges the notion of impairment in relation to autism

Luke Beardon wrote a piece for The Independent yesterday for World Autism Awareness Day. In this he argues for the concept of difference rather than impairment. You can access the article at

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World Autism Awareness Day

“World Autism Awareness Day is about more than generating understanding; it is a call to action. I urge all concerned to take part in fostering progress by supporting education programmes, employment opportunities and other measures that help realize our shared … Continue reading

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