Autism programmes on Radio 4 this week: catch up

Filling the Autism Gap: John Waite explores why parents feel compelled to turn to unproven ‘treatments’  for autism

A report on the significant failings in assessment units that are putting disabled children and young people at risk.  see July 15th podcast at

If you would like to read more about the campaign of Sara Ryan, her family and allies to secure justice for her son Connor (LB) then go to


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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