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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.

Half day conference at Bents Green School on Emotional Wellbeing, Attachment and Trauma

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre event Bents Green school is holding a half day conference on March 22nd 2018 9.30-12.30 on Emotional Wellbeing, Attachment and Trauma. Click on the link below for more information Emotional Wellbeing … Continue reading

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Next meeting of the Autism Dialogue Research Network: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018.

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre event AUTISM DIALOGUE (monthly).  Next event – Tuesday, February 13th, 2018. All autistic adults welcome.  Info and booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/autism-dialogue-tickets-42742911198 Autistic, group-led programme for all autistic adults. Come for a relaxing, safe and … Continue reading

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Parents and Carers of children and young people with SEND – do you feel your views are valued by schools?

Parents and Carers of children and young people with SEND – do you feel your views are valued by schools? One of the Autism Centre’s PhD research students, Katrina Fleming,  would really like to know what parents and carers think about this. It will … Continue reading

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Wishing you a very happy Christmas

Wishing you a very happy Christmas and all the best for 2018 from The Autism Centre

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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

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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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