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 http://www.talbotlearningcommunity.org.uk/sites/default/files/attached-documents/257-good-inclusive-practice-info-booking-form.docx 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: http://www.shu.ac.uk/jobs/vacancies/placements-interns/PhD-DevelopmentandSociety.html

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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 http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/world-autism-awareness-day-just-because-a-person-has-a-different-way-of-communicating-it-does-not-mean-that-they-are-impaired-9232890.html

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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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