Celebrating the life achievements of Autism CRC’s Professor Sylvia Rodger AM

Professor Sylvia Rodger AMOn 9 June, family, colleagues, students and the autistic and autism community gathered in Brisbane to celebrate the life and outstanding achievements of Autism CRC’s Research and Education Director, Professor Sylvia Rodger AM.  Sylvia sadly passed away on Friday 28 April 2017, after a long battle with cancer.

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2017 Spotlight on Autism Research Webinars

Autism Month 2017: celebrate diversity | promote acceptance. Autism CRC is holding a series of lunchtime webinars across the first week of April. Autistic panellists will present two webinars focusing on neurodiversity and our researchers will provide an update on the latest research across our three research programs: The Early Years, The School Years and Adulthood. Register to join the webinar today.

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Peer Mentoring resources now available for universities

Autism CRC has evaluated a peer mentoring program that provides individualised support from peers to help students on the autism spectrum succeed in the university environment. The program has been manualised for use by all universities to develop their own peer mentoring program.

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Secret Agent Society trials new whole of classroom program

Do you have two or more children on the autism spectrum in your Grade 5 class? As part of our Education Research Program, Autism CRC researchers are looking for classrooms to begin trialling a whole of classroom version of the highly successful social skills training program, the Secret Agent Society (SAS). The adaptation of the SAS small group program is designed to meet the social-emotional learning objectives of the Australian Curriculum.
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Spectrum Cooking Evaluation

Autism CRC has completed a research project evaluating cooking classes designed for individuals on the autism spectrum. See the cooking classes in action and download all the recipes here.
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