Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sheffield Adult Asperger Group Glass Fusing Course

Please note this is not an Autism Centre Event. This is a message from Liz Friend (liz-friend@sky.com) from the Sheffield Adult Asperger Group with an invitation for adults with Asperger Syndrome to attend a glass fusing course We now have a date … Continue reading

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The Case of the Disappearing/Appearing Slow Learner

The Case of the Disappearing/Appearing Slow Learner. Available at http://theses.ucalgary.ca/handle/11023/2185 This is a must read PhD thesis for anyone with an interest in children and young people with the label of special educational needs. Written by a Canadian teacher,  John … Continue reading

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Petition for children with learning difficulties to access eye care

See Ability  have set up an online petition to compel the Government to address the issue that many children and young people in special education have never been given access to an eye test. The petition is available at https://www.seeability.org/children-in-focus/article/sign-our-petition Tell … Continue reading

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Autism as an Adult: Article in The Guardian Newspaper

Susan Dunne a student on the Postgraduate Certificate in Autism and Asperger Syndrome at The Autism Centre is featured in the Guardian writing about her life as an adult with autism. Susan identifies the disabling impacts of living without access … Continue reading

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Free digital creativity workshops for people with autism in Sheffield.

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre event. Access Space charity in Sheffield is pleased to announce the dates for a series of digital creativity workshops for people with autism. The workshops are FREE. They will be with … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr Oliver Sacks

  On Sunday August 30th 2016 we lost Dr Oliver Sacks one of our finest story tellers of the human condition. Oliver was a neurologist who was passionate about understanding and appreciating  the richness of different ways of experiencing the world. In … Continue reading

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Film: The Tale of Laughing Boy

For those of you who are interested in the Justice for LB campaign below is the link to the film that was released to mark the 2 year anniversary of the needless death of Connor Sparrowhawk. The film was produced … Continue reading

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