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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.

Bents Green Conference: Understanding Teenagers with Social & Emotional Health Difficulties

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre event This conference takes place on Dec 5th in Sheffield. Details are in the flyer Understanding Teenagers Dec 17 Flier PDF Advertisements

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Autism dialogue programme for autistic students and staff at Sheffield Hallam University

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre event AUTISM DIALOGUE programme at Sheffield Hallam University A student-organised, group led programme for all Autistic Students and Staff. In the Common Room at The Hubs Every 2nd Tuesday of the … Continue reading

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Don’t forget the ESRC Social Sciences Festival starts tomorrow with a free autism event

You can read more about the free autism events this Saturday, 4th November and Saturday 11th November at http://www4.shu.ac.uk/mediacentre/social-science-festival-puts-spotlight-autism You can also hear Shalini Vohra talking about her event that explores how autism is portrayed in children’s fiction at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5blX8grpsA

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ResearchSEND conference Sheffield 18 November 2017

The ResearchSEND conference promotes and recognises the importance of research in meeting the needs of learners with SEND. The Autism Centre’s Nick Hodge and Emma Rice are presenting a workshop at this year’s event on developing a sense of self … Continue reading

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Help with childcare, petcare and housework Sheffield

A family in Sheffield is willing to exchange accommodation for help with childcare, petcare and housework. Details at https://www.howzahelpa.co.uk/find/help-with-childcare-petcare-and-housework/

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Free event: How autism is portrayed in children’s fiction. Sheffield Nov 11th 12.00-2.30pm

Dr Shalini Vohra is hosting this event that is sponsored by the ESRC Social Sciences Festival and Sheffield Hallam University You can find out location information and book onto the event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-autism-is-portrayed-in-childrens-fiction-tickets-35915840245 The event will feature a panel consisting … Continue reading

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Come along to Our autism soapbox – free event Sheffield 4th November 2017 13.00-15.00

Location information at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/our-autism-soap-box-tickets-35913499243 Organised by Stephen Connolly, Our Autism Soapbox is a 2 hour event that aims to put the autistic voice front and centre with presentations, discussions and performances on autism in our own words. Building on other … Continue reading

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