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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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Autism and education research bulletins

Middletown Centre for Autism was established in 2007 by The Department of Education and Skills Ireland and the Department of Education Northern Ireland to support the promotion of good practice...

A strengths-based approach to autism research with siblings

Dr Georgia Pavlopoulou and Dr Dagmara Dimitriou from UCL Institute of Education, discuss their research into the experiences of both neurotypical and autistic siblings in adolescence. They explore...

Parent views on autistic girls' friendships and futures

Dr Felicity Sedgewick, Post-doctoral Researcher at King’s College London, discusses her recent research exploring parental views of their autistic daughters’ friendships, the impact of difficulties...

Assistive technology, apps and autism 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...

Sensory Processing: 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...

Autism and menstruation

Robyn Steward, autistic author and consultant, discusses the results of research into autistic people’s experiences of menstruation. Robyn looks at sensory difficulties, the lack of clear advice and...

Communication strategies 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...

Autistic female friendships

Felicity Sedgewick, a researcher at the BEACON Project King's College London, discusses her own and others research into the friendship and relationship experiences of autistic girls and women,...

Social and leisure skills 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...

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...

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