Posted on 06th October 2015

Support and Challenges in the Finnish Higher Education system – A student’s voice

During the research phase of the Autism&Uni project we received survey responses from nearly 300 people, systematically reviewed the available literature and spoke to numerous higher education students on the...

Posted on 16th September 2015

Students with Autism in the Polish Higher Education System

During the second half of 2014 we conducted research across the Autism&Uni partner countries. We used a number of different questionnaires, each targeting a different group of people including students,...

Posted on 18th August 2015

Lessons Learnt from a Participatory Design Workshop

On 28th of July 2015, the Leeds Beckett Autism&Uni team held the first in a series of participatory design workshops with young autistic adults. We tested prototype content, formats and different media...

Posted on 01st August 2015

British HCI 2015 conference workshop

On 14 July 2015 we ran an academic workshop at Lincoln University as part of the annual British HCI conference, attracting researchers from the UK (and beyond) interested in the...

Posted on 14th July 2015

Autism&Uni in the Summer 2015

July and August 2015 are turning out to be a very busy time in the Autism&Uni project, with a major part of crucial development focusing on the summer months. Doctoral...

Posted on 27th April 2015

A Dutch perspective: Roy Houtkamp, student counsellor and lecturer

At the Autism&Uni Partner Meeting held in Amsterdam in March, we had as guest presenter Roy Houtkamp, a young man who represents the cutting edge of support for autistic university...

Posted on 08th April 2015

Designing with and for autistic users – Announcing a Workshop at British HCI Conference, July 2015

Marc Fabri and Penny Andrews will host a workshop to explore how best to design technology for users on the autism spectrum. The focus is on human-centred design approaches where users...

Posted on 29th January 2015

Support for students with ASD in Finland: challenges in the mapping process

There have been some unexpected challenges in mapping the support that HE students on the autism spectrum receive in different countries. Direct comparisons are not possible because the titles of...

Posted on 14th November 2014

Support for students with ASD in Spain

María Merino has a degree in Psychology and Psychopedagogy, and she has been involved in working directly with people with ASD since 2004. Since 2006 she has been the coordinator...

Posted on 28th August 2014

Introducing Autism&Uni at Autscape

?Image above: Interaction badges used at the Autscape conference. (Photo by Caroline Hearst) My name is Heta Pukki, and I work for the Autism&Uni project in Finland. I have an...