Monthly Archives: March 2016

Goodbye and research

Hi everyone I’m posting here to let you know that I will be leaving the Autism Centre at Sheffield Hallam University for pastures new.  My new role will be Director of Counselling Studies at the University of Keele, and although … Continue reading

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Speed date/friendship event for people with a learning disability

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre Event.   Do you have a learning disability and struggle to make friends or find a partner?  If so, come along to our speed date/friendship group on the 30th march at … Continue reading

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Nick Hodge on what schools need to be aware of this week for pupils with autism

This week is Schools’ Autism Awareness Week. Today The Autism Centre’s Nick Hodge has a blog post on the Times Educational Supplement website in which he calls for schools to check and reflect on how well they are providing for pupils … Continue reading

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SEND Focus: ‘Our disabled children and young people are under attack and it’s time to fight back’

The Autism Centre’s Nick Hodge has a new blog post for the Times Educational Supplement in which he raises concerns over the impact that media and government anti-disability messages have on the self-esteem of young people with special needs and disabilities. https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/send-focus-our-disabled-children-and-young-people-are-under-attack

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New free best practice guides for supporting students with autism in HE

There are some new best practice guides available for supporting students with autism in higher education http://www.autism-uni.org/bestpractice/

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Meet The A-Team Monday 4th April 6-8pm

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Autism Friendly Session at Kelham Island Museum

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre event Kelham Island Museum are hosting a Disabled Access Day & Access Conference Saturday 12th March 2016 Thee will be a series of free events including an Autism Friendly Hour 10am-11am. … Continue reading

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