Posted on 27th February 2019

University of Birmingham adopts the Autism&Uni toolkit

Dr Andrea MacLeod from the Autism Centre for Education and Research at the University of Birmingham talks about how the Autism&Uni toolkit fits in with their AuVision project – a...

Posted on 19th February 2019

University of Portsmouth adopts the Autism&Uni toolkit

Dr Beatriz Lopez, Director of the Autism Centre for Research into Employment (ACRE), has incorporated the Autism&Uni toolkit into a new university-wide resource designed to help autistic students with the...

Posted on 08th February 2019

Raising Autism Awareness – with the Autism&Uni Best Practice Guides

Zaina Hakim, Student Union Vice President for Education at the University of Hertfordshire, regularly blogs about her initiatives. We invited Zaina to write about what the Student Union is planning...

Posted on 31st January 2019

Trinity College Dublin adopts the Autism&Uni Toolkit

Declan Treanor, Director of Disability Service at Trinity College Dublin, outlines the College’s new Neurodiversity Transition Hub Project and the role of the Autism&Uni toolkit in this initiative. The Disability...

Posted on 20th December 2018

Special Journal Issue on Participatory Design with autistic users

Marc Fabri and Debra Satterfield have been busy guest-editing a special issue of the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction. Marc explains how this special issue came about and introduces the...

Posted on 25th October 2018

Leeds Beckett University adopts the Autism&Uni toolkit

Leeds Beckett has become the latest University to adopt the Autism&Uni toolkit, which aims to improve access and transition into university for autistic students. Other UK universities that have, or are about...

Posted on 20th July 2018

Leeds Beckett University secures £360k EU-funding to improve employability of autistic graduates

Dr Marc Fabri leads a multi-national Strategic Partnership to IMprove Autistic Graduates’ Employability (IMAGE) across Europe. The project will run from October 2018 until August 2021. This funding is made...

Posted on 24th May 2017

Best Practice Guides now available in Portuguese

In early 2017 we started talking to Progresso Infantil  (PIN), a Neurodevelopmental Centre in Portugal regarding translating the Autism&Uni Best Practice Guides into Portuguese. We are pleased to announce that the...

Posted on 29th April 2017

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Designing Technology With and For People on the Autism Spectrum

Dr Marc Fabri (Leeds Beckett University) and Debra Satterfield (California State University Long Beach) are co-editing a special issue for the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, to be published in...

Posted on 20th March 2017

Autism&Uni helps National Autistic Society create self-assessment tool for UK universities

Christine Flintoft-Smith, Senior Accreditation Advisor for the National Autistic Society (NAS), has asked Autism&Uni to help with designing an autism accreditation programme for UK universities. The programme will be based on a...