Category Archives: Research

Postings related to research reports

Early ‘Intervention’ For Autism Just Got Earlier

The Autism Centre’s Nick Hodge has a comment in The Conversation on the latest research on working with babies who have older autistic siblings. Research is looking at how to lessen the impact of autism associated behaviours that might distress and/or inhibit a … Continue reading

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Research Survey: Perspective of families with children with intellectual disability about self-determination

Please note that this is not an Autism Centre research project. Colleagues from the University of Navarra and University of Warwick are conducting research about people aged 15-40 with intellectual disability and self determination. Self-determination is a combination of attitudes and abilities … Continue reading

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University of Exeter launch website focused on diagnosis and adults with autism

Researchers at the University of Exeter have launched a website http://www.ex.ac.uk/exdx to explore issues around the diagnosis of adults with autism. The project features the artwork and filmmaking prowess of autistic adults. The research is funded by the Wellcome trust … Continue reading

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Review of Besieged by Behavior Analysis for Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Autism Centre’s Nick Hodge has a book review published in Disability & Society. The text is ‘Besieged by behavior analysis for autism spectrum disorder: a treatise for comprehensive educational approaches’ by Dr. Eric Shyman. You can access the review at … Continue reading

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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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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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Julia Halpin: Book Review: Silberman, S. (2015) Neurotribes: The legacy of autism and how to think smarter about people who think differently.

Dr. Julia Halpin an ex Autism Centre student whose doctoral thesis was entitled ‘The Role of the Nurse in Preschool Autism Assessment’ reviews here one of the most talked about autism books in recent years. Silberman, S. (2015) Neurotribes: The legacy … Continue reading

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