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...

Posted on 16th February 2017

Special conference session at HCII 2017 in Vancouver, Canada

Autism&Uni project lead Marc Fabri will host a session on “Designing for and with people on the autism spectrum” at the Human-Computer Interaction International conference in Vancouver, Canada, 9-14 July...

Posted on 20th January 2017

German versions of Best Practice Guides are now available

We are pleased to announce that thanks to support by autismus Deutschland (German Autism Association) we have now published German versions of the Autism&Uni Best Practice Guides. Download the PDF...

Posted on 01st July 2016

HCI International Conference session on “Designing for and with people on the autism spectrum”

Autism&Uni hosted hosted a special autism-themed session at this year’s Human-Computer Interaction International Conference in Toronto, Canada, 17-22 July 2016. The session was co-chaired by Dr Marc Fabri from Leeds...

Posted on 24th May 2016

Autism&Uni joins Disabled Students Stakeholder Group

Autism&Uni has been invited to represent the views and interests of autistic university students on a stakeholder group that advises and supports the Student Loans Company (SLC). The purpose of...

Posted on 22nd March 2016

Transition Pathways Conference a success

On 18 March we held a one-day conference exploring transition pathways for autistic students. Speakers included Emma Jones from the National Autistic Society, Matt Tucker from Birmingham City University, Penny...

Posted on 09th March 2016

New connections at final conferences

The knowledge we have gained in the course of the Autism&Uni project and the final end products have been presented at two international conferences in January and March. While the...

Posted on 04th March 2016

The Autism&Uni Best Practice Guides are available!

Download our set of guides to best practice in supporting higher education students on the autism spectrum, targeted at HE managers, academics and professionals working in autism support. After many...

Posted on 16th February 2016

Transition Pathways in Higher Education: A one-day conference on 18 March in Leeds

An event for disability practitioners, other student services practitioners, academics, and anyone with an interest in supporting autistic students on their Higher Education journey. Friday 18 March 2016, 9.45am – 4.30pm...