Advances in Autism: Volume 5 Issue 2

Improving international health outcomes in health, education and social aspects of care


Table of contents - Special Issue: Inclusive educational practice for autistic learners

Guest Editors: Damian Elgin Maclean Milton, Nicola Martin

Participatory autism research with students at a UK university: evidence from a small-scale empirical project

Kenneth Andrew Searle, Liz Ellis, Marianthi Kourti, Andrea MacLeod, Caroline Lear, Callum Duckworth, Davide Irvine, Harry Jones, Michaela King, Jessica Ling, John Simpson

The purpose of this paper is to address the benefits of a participatory approach to autism research, demonstrating the positive effects of giving autistic project assistants (PAs…

Impact of training in Autism on inclusive practices

Amy Dympna Nolan, Elizabeth Fraser Selkirk Hannah

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impact of training on educational staff attitudes, sentiments, concerns and efficacy in providing support for children with Autism in…

Self-advocacy and self-determination of autistic students: a review of the literature

William James Zuber, Colin Webber

The purpose of this paper is to examine current research on self-advocacy and self-determination of autistic students in order to provide an overview of the research and to…


Barriers and enablers of inclusion for young autistic learners: lessons from the Polish experiences of teachers and related professionals

Marion Hersh, Sharon Elley

The purpose of this paper is to present new empirical data on the experiences of 120 teachers and professionals working with autistic children and young people across different…


The sensory school: working with teachers, parents and pupils to create good sensory conditions

Nicola Martin, Damian Elgin Maclean Milton, Joanna Krupa, Sally Brett, Kim Bulman, Danielle Callow, Fiona Copeland, Laura Cunningham, Wendy Ellis, Tina Harvey, Monika Moranska, Rebecca Roach, Seanne Wilmot

An alliance of schools and researchers formed a collaborative community of practice in order to understand and improve the sensory school environment for pupils on the autistic…

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