Understanding, and working with, autism: from deficit to neurodiversity

Brownlow, Charlotte (2010) Understanding, and working with, autism: from deficit to neurodiversity. In: Making Research Count Workshop, 11 May 2010, Kings College, London, UK.

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Abstract

Final thoughts
-Autism spectrum disorders represents a broad range of issues and capabilities
-Important to value differences and be aware of unique skills and attributes
-Need to open up and build upon the dialogue between practitioners and people with AS
-Drawing on the expert voices of people with AS and their families


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Lecture)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Invited talk and presentation.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Psychology
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2011 04:31
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:33
Uncontrolled Keywords: autism; neurodiversity
Fields of Research : 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170102 Developmental Psychology and Ageing
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170113 Social and Community Psychology
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970117 Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/18657

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