Is early autism intervention compatible with neurodiversity?

Neurodiversity is a somewhat fraught term – for some associated with a specific socio-political movement, for others a more neutral descriptor. One source of conflict between those who explicitly adopt and endorse a neurodiversity framework and those who reject it is the perception that neurodiversity is incompatible with provision of support. This is important for…

BPS Psychology of Education Conference 2017: Technology in autism education

Back in September, Maggi presented a poster at the British Psychological Society’s Psychology of Education Section annual conference in Edinburgh. Her poster (viewable here- BPS Education poster _ v2) presented teacher reports of what types of technology are used to support autistic pupils in education, including what reasons technology is used, and some teacher attitudes about…