Researching Autism Together – Taking inclusive practice to the next level.

Researchers and people on the autism spectrum will learn the skills to be peer researchers at a workshop, to be held in Brisbane October 12 to 16 October 2015. The workshop is being facilitated by the Cooperative Research Centre for living with Autism (Autism CRC) will involve 33 attendees.
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Autism CRC Biobank Launched

Autism CRC has launched the Australian Autism Biobank at the Asia Pacific Autism Conference in Brisbane. The Biobank will be an asset for researchers across Australia and internationally that will contain detailed biological and phenotypic information collected from families where a family member has autism..
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Preliminary Results of the Australian Autism Educational Needs Analysis

The results are in for the Autism CRC Educational Needs Analysis with 1,468 respondents participating in the survey from every state of Australia. The Needs Analysis collected information from some key stakeholder groups including, educators, specialists, parents and students on the autism spectrum. You can read more about the early results of the survey here.
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Brisbane Chef Holds Classes for Autism CRC Researchers

Brisbane chef, Dominique Rizzo, is working with researchers from Autism CRC to evaluate classes designed specifically for adults on the spectrum to learn vital cooking and nutritional skills. These aim to enhance their independence and health.
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Celebrating Diversity - Dr Emma Goodall

In this month's Celebrating Diversity column we meet Dr Emma Goodall who is a published author and lecturer at the University of South Australia (Education Department). Emma has recently accepted a position on the Executive Committee of the Australasian Society for Autism Research (ASfAR).
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