The University of Birmingham is pleased to be hosting a conference on autism and education.
The conference will include experts from the UK and the USA who will present some of the
latest developments in education research and practice. The particular theme of this
conference will be to showcase and discuss some of the critical ways in which children with autism
can be assessed in school settings and how these assessments of progress can be related to
meaningful targets, particularly for adult life.
The conference programme has been designed to be of interest and value to a range of groups.
There will be testimonials from adults with autism who have been schooled in the UK; some of the
latest developments in research will be presented; descriptions of best practice in assessing children
and young people with autism will begiven; and a large group discussion will be held on how different
stakeholder groups can work together to provide improvements ineducation for children and young
people with autism so they can achieve their full potential.
The conference is open to all and participation is especially encouraged from people with autism,
parents, professionals and researchers in the fields of education and/or early intervention.
Parents, people on the autism spectrum, staff and students - £20.00
Professionals - £35.00
Online Registration Link below. Registration is also available on-site on the day of the event for
a £15.00 additional charge.