Category Archives: Autism

Has feminism got something to say about autism in education?

The following post is based on recent experiences I have had working around Manchester in schools for autism and related conditions. The comments, whilst critical of certain events and incidents, are not meant to be disparaging towards individuals (non of … Continue reading

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Online Autism: a search for identity?

In a recent small-scale study for my Masters of Research, I looked at the discussions within an online discussion forum for autism related issues. I won’t reproduce the data here (ethical reasons) but I gained some interesting and unexpected insights. Whether the … Continue reading

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Adventures in Autism

So I have been working in a school for autistic-spectrum children for about 4 weeks now and it’s been terribly interesting, enjoyable, exhausting and challenging! I even applied for a job (I am currently supply staff). I recently read a … Continue reading

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