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  • Presenting the recipients of the 2021 Autism CRC Awards for Achievement in Autism Spectrum Research. Three projects received recognition for their outstanding commitment to inclusive research practices and translation of autism research: Raising Awareness of the Needs of Autistic Australians, Priorities of Autistic people in Australia and their families for autism services and supports, Investigating Autistic Burnout (#AutBurnout).
  • More than 500 delegates attended Australia’s first Autism​@​Work Virtual Summit, hearing about the benefits of a neurodiverse workplace and exploring how to achieve Sustainable Programs, Sustainable Employment for employers and employees.
  • The 'hidden histories' of autistic adults

    Hear from the researchers and participants of the Autism CRC project, Uncovering the hidden histories of late-diagnosed autistic adults, on All In The Mind with Sana Qadar
  • The Autism in Education Showcase highlighted a range of Autism CRC education resources with two featured panels and officially launched two ‘sister’ books: Research Approaches to Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum in Inclusive Schools: Outcomes, Challenges and Impact and Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum in Inclusive Schools: A Practical Guide to Implementing Evidence-Based Approaches
  • Part of Autism CRC's Autism Month 2021 webinar series. In this webinar, hear from autistic scholars Pia Bradshaw, Rebecca Poulsen & Dr Matthew Bennett.
  • Part of Autism CRC's Autism Month 2021 webinar series. Hear the latest from researchers and autistic employees on new insights on effective employment practices from our global study, release of the Integrated Employment Success Tool for employers and experiences of employment from autistic employees.
  • Nothing about us without us

    On this episode of a different brilliant, Aspect’s first Autistic person to join the Board of Directors, Tori Haar discusses the topic of Autistic inclusion with Orion Kelly, and why involving Autistic people in decisions that will impact them is so important.
  • Part of Autism CRC's Autism Month 2021 webinar series. In this webinar, hear from the authors about the landmark report Interventions for children on the autism spectrum: A synthesis of research evidence.
  • Part of Autism CRC's Autism Month 2021 webinar series. Hear the latest from experts on localising health information for health practitioners and new resources for clinicians via the National Guideline Implementation Toolkit.
  • Part of Autism CRC's Autism Month 2021 webinar series. Hear the latest from researchers and education experts on a co-designed app to help kids with their writing, and enabling support with transition planning for students – an educator’s guide to myWAY Employability.
  • Part of Autism CRC's Autism Month 2021 webinar series. In this webinar, hear about the Research Priority update from Australian Autism Research Council (AARC).
  • My Quality of Life: A Photovoice Gallery premiered at 12pm (AEST) Friday 6 November 2020 with a showing of the gallery and a live Q&A with the team involved.

  • Misconceptions and pigeonholing: what it’s like navigating work with autism

    Jess Strutt finds out what needs to be done to get more people on the spectrum into the workforce in discussion with Marina Ciccarelli, Kathy Issacs, and Liam Picen.
  • This recording of the myWAY Employability launch includes a demonstration showcase of myWAY Employability, and a live Q&A with the project team.
  • InclusionED and inclusive classrooms on Afternoons with Katherine Feeney on ABC Radio Brisbane

    Katherine Feeney talks to Autism CRC's Suzanne Carrington and autistic teacher Trudy Bartlett about the new online learning platform, inclusionED.
  • inclusionED was launched by the Hon. Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Education, via an online event on Monday 18 May. The launch attracted over 1,500 registrations and included a demonstration showcase and a live Q&A with the research team.
  • Video preview of inclusion, a new online professional learning community designed with educators, for educators
  • Hear experts share the latest on using chat-bot technology to support participation and health and wellbeing in higher education, working with autistic researchers to uncover the hidden histories of late-diagnosed autistic adults, and developing a Quality of Life tool for autistic adults.
  • Part of Autism CRC's Autism Month 2020 webinar series. In this webinar, hear about online and remotely delivered evidence-based tools and programs that can help build resilience in children and teenagers on the autism spectrum.
  • In this webinar, hear the latest from experts on diagnostic practices and experiences in New Zealand, new parent mediated observation tool for infants showing early signs of autism and what we know about sleep in children on the autism spectrum.
  • In this webinar, autistic leaders share their insights about influencing positive change in your community or area of interest and finding opportunities to collaborate and create or be part of change.
  • Assisting passengers with hidden disability, Trudy Bartlett on Drive, ABC Gold Coast

    Trudy Bartlett, a graduate of the Sylvia Rodger Academy’s Future Leaders Program, spoke with Karin Adam from ABC Gold Coast about her involvement in helping to train airport staff to better understand the needs of autistic people.
  • Gaining and Sustaining Employment: Centaine Kaesler-Smith with Beth Kaesler and Wojciech Nadachowski

    Centaine Kaesler-Smith, in conversation with her mother Beth Kaesler and Autism CRC's Chief Operating Officer Wojciech Nadachowski, discusses her experience gaining and sustaining employment with Sunpork Farms through the Autism and Agriculture project
  • This webinar is part of our 2019 Autism Month series and features the latest research on improving classroom acoustics, promoting school connectedness and the development of inclusionED. Speakers include A/Professor Michael Whelan, A/Professor Wayne Wilson and A/Professor Beth Saggers.
  • This Autism Month Webinar gives you a chance to hear the perspectives of four autistic adults. They talk about what being autistic means to them and what they would like others to know about autism. All four speakers are graduates of the Future Leaders Program.
  • In this 2019 Autism Month Webinar you will hear about two longitudinal studies being carried out and research into helping young adults to plan and prepare for their working life. Speakers include Dr Sam Arnold, Julianne Higgins, Dr Rebecca Flower, A/Professor Marina Ciccarelli.
  • The first in our 2019 Autism Month Webinar series, Dr Felicity Rose and Professor Valsamma Eapen discuss the Australian Autism Biobank, how best to support children and their families during transition to school and the promise of functional near-infrared spectroscopy in autism research.
  • An excerpt from the 2019 Early Years and Diagnosis Webinar, Professor Valsamma Eapen looks at how we can use neuroimaging techniques to better understand brain development in children on the spectrum and how that knowledge can improve outcomes for children. 
  • An excerpt from the 2019 Early Years and Diagnosis Webinar, Dr Felicity Rose talks about how this national initiative has the potential to accelerate autism discovery research to improve the lives of people on the spectrum. 
  • An excerpt from the 2019 Early Years and Diagnosis Webinar, Professor Valsamma Eapen talks about supporting children and their families as they transition to school, and the science behind the recommendations.   
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    Neurodiversity and the Digital Divide on Myf Warhust, ABC Radio

    Autistic advocate Kathy Isaacs and Autism CRC's Chief Operations Officer, Wojciech Nadachowski, join technology director at Today Mark Davis to discuss the lack of accessibility standards for neurodiverse people online.
  • Dr Trevor Clark and Dr Beth Saggers discuss early years behaviour support for children on the autism spectrum and transition models of practice for teachers of children on the spectrum.
  • A/Professor Anna Krzeminska, Dr Anna Urbanowicz and Mr Matt Ormiston discuss health and wellbeing, employment initiatives and ANZ's Spectrum Program for adults on the spectrum.
  • Dr Kiah Evans, Dr Josephine Barbaro, Olga Tennison and Professor Valsamma Eapen discuss the national diagnostic guideline, surveillance programs and autism subtyping.
  • Professor Liz Pellicano speaks about the how's and why's of participatory autism research. She is joined by Rochelle Johnson, Dr Wenn Lawson and Gabrielle Hall.
  • Presented by Dr Marleen Westerveld, this webinar provides an overview of the latest research on literacy profiles and literacy predictors for early learners on the autism spectrum.
  • Showcase of the Autism and Agriculture initiative, by SunPork Farms and Autism CRC, which aims to improve animal welfare by creating opportunities in animal care for adults on the autism spectrum.
  • This webinar discusses talks about our development of Australia’s first national guideline for autism diagnosis in collaboration with NDIA to help define a diagnostic process is consistent and accurate.
  • This webinar gives an overview of employment initiatives, making the workplace more inclusive, Autism and Agriculture, and practices to help ensure recruitment and on-boarding processes are appropriate for autistic candidates.
  • This webinar talks about our landmark longitudinal study of autistic students, looking at the relationship, if any, between child/family characteristics, intervention experiences and school support, development and behaviour.
  • This webinar delves further into the neurodiversity movement to give a better understanding of how different brains work in different ways and an appreciation of the value of diversity.
  • Launching our webinar series for Autism Month 2017 is a panel discussion by autistic adults who will examine autistic strengths and highlight the ways in which the broader community can celebrate diversity and promote acceptance.
  • Chaired by Emeritus Professor Sylvia Rodger, this webinar provides an overview of the latest research developing practical tools and interventions to support adults on the autism spectrum to find a valued place in society.
  • Chaired by Dr Keely Harper-Hill, this webinar provides an overview of the latest research in evidence-based, whole classroom interventions to support children on the spectrum in the classroom.
  • This webinar provides a practical overview of the process of co-production of autism research to support researchers and the autistic community to participate meaningfully in peer research.
  • Chaired by Emeritus Professor Sylvia Rodger, this webinar provides an overview of a project underway which is trialling a therapy for infants identified as showing early risk for autism.
  • Chaired by Olivia Gatfield, this webinar is a panel discussion with adults on the autism spectrum who are involved in our research, and their views on what is needed to reach our vision to transform lives.
  • Chaired by Emeritus Professor Sylvia Rodger, this webinar provides an overview of the latest research developing practical tools and interventions to support adults on the autism spectrum to find a valued place in society.
  • Chaired by Emeritus Professor Sylvia Rodger, this webinar provides an overview of the latest research in evidence-based, whole classroom interventions to support children on the spectrum in the classroom. Button link to YouTube
  • Chaired by Emeritus Professor Sylvia Rodger, this webinar brings together three leading specialists to present our latest research in early diagnosis, developmental surveillance and current practice. Button link to YouTube