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Policy brief on employment

The International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) policy brief on employment has now been endorsed and released.  CARG led this work in Australia in partnership with researchers from the USA and Sweden. View policy brief

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Marita’s sharing on inclusive research

CARG member, Associate Professor Marita Falkmer, gave a lecture on inclusive research related to the autistic community at Jönköping University, Sweden recently. CHILD's newest Associate Professor Marita Falkmer gives a lecture on inclusive research related to the autistic community. Curtin Autism Research group, where Marita is a member, sets a good example in the area….

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AASQA wins National Award

CARG is delighted to share with you that the Autism Academy for Software Quality Assurance (AASQA) won the Business and Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) Award in Melbourne last November. AASQA came in top in the category of ‘Outstanding Collaboration for National Benefit’ (see https://www.bhert.com/award-winners-2018/index). Below are some of the judges’ comments which are all…

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Autism Open Day focuses on strengths and opportunities

Written by Arianne Chavez Autism Open Day was bigger and better again this year. Following the success of last year’s Open Day, more than 500 people attended the event at Curtin University’s Technology Park including Vice-Chancellor, Professor Deborah Terry, the Minister for Environment and Disability Services, the Hon. Stephen Dawson, and the Ambassador of the Autism…

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Sonya’s sharing at University College London

Sonya delivering the keynote speech

Professor Sonya Girdler presented autism employment research at University College London in a joint event between Autistica and CRAE (Centre for Research in Autism & Education) on the 20th of September 2018 to over 250 interested community members – the event was a sell-out. Sonya closed with a quote from Harry Potter – about playing…

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