Monthly Archives: February 2016

Nick Hodge on putting gender, sex and sexuality on the agenda for young people with SEND

The Autism Centre’s Nick Hodge has a new blog post out for the Times Educational Supplement. In it Nick welcomes new guidance by and for young people with SEND on addressing homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying. https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/send-focus-we-need-ensure-students-can-talk-openly-and-are-informed Advertisements

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PhD opportunity at MMU to explore issues around transition into adulthood for people with learning difficulties

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre project For those of you considering funded PhD research there is an opportunity to work with a great team at MMU. The study will focus on transition issues into adulthood for people … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Liz Friend MBE

The Autism Centre congratulates Liz Friend on being made a MBE.  http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/new-year-honours-full-list-of-yorkshire-s-recipients-1-7649687#ixzz3z0gb37gg Liz , a graduate from The Autism Centre received the award  in part for her committed work within the development of voluntary autism services in Sheffield. Liz is a co-founder and organiser … Continue reading

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Article just published by Jill Smith

The Autism Centre’s Jill Smith has just had an article published. It is entitled:  ‘The embodied becoming of autism and childhood: a storytelling methodology’. The article has been published in Disability & Society and for those of you who have access … Continue reading

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