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In this section you can discover the findings from autism research. Get the latest updates and read research summaries from leading academics on current research. Find out how you can contribute and share your work.

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Building capacity research bulletin

Middletown Centre for Autism, partners of Network Autism, have produced accessible research summaries of topics of relevance to professionals working in the field of autism, in particular...

Coping with university life using mindfulness and sensory strategies

Monique Harte and Dr Greg Kelly are occupational therapists teaching at Ulster University. They developed the Coping with University Life Using Mindfulness and Sensory Strategies module as part of a ...

An internship for autistic graduates at Deutsche Bank UK

Dr Anna Remington and Prof Liz Pellicano outline the results of research conducted by the Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) in collaboration with Deutsche Bank UK which recently...

Researching autism and ageing

Rebecca Charlton, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London, explores some of the challenges in researching ageing in autistic people and discusses what the research has found...

Autism and speech

Kathleen Scaler Scott is Associate Professor at the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, Misericordia University.  She explains what fluency disorders are, how they may present in autistic people...

Autism and catatonia: interview with Dr Amitta Shah

Dr Amitta Shah is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with over 35 years’ experience in working with autistic children and adults. Amitta kindly agreed to be interviewed for Network Autism when she...

Supporting GPs in working with autistic patients

Researchers at the Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) worked with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) to explore GPs’ knowledge and awareness of autism, and their...

Findings of the Grange Park Transition Project

Louise Elliott, Managing Director at the Autism Consortium, looks at the results of a Transition Project focussing on successful transition to secondary school carried out between January 2016 and...

Transitioning from special school to mainstream college

Dr Jacqui Shepherd, Lecturer in Education at the University of Sussex, summarises the findings of her doctoral thesis on the experiences of young autistic people transitioning from special school to...

Relationships and sexuality: Vol 2

Middletown Centre for Autism, partners of Network Autism, have produced accessible research summaries of topics of relevance to professionals working in the field of autism, in particular...

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