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Curtin Research Team Award

The Curtin Autism Research Group (CARG) has won the Curtin Research Group of the Year. The Award is given for “Recognition of a team that supports inclusive behaviours, fosters research performance, increases collaboration across Curtin and with external partners and has achieved an exceptional outcome”. Congratulations to all members of CARG for this wonderful achievement!

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Personality study of adolescents with autism

People are different and this is due to their personality which is a combination of their temperament, characteristics, self-beliefs and the environment they have been living in. In the past few decades, researchers have mainly focused on adults’ personality, and its development in youth, especially autistic children and adolescents and how it affects their lives…

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Social group program autistic children

Sometimes experiencing difficulties in social interaction can lead to stress and mental health concerns, this is especially true for autistic youth. These effects can follow children throughout life, and perhaps that is why many of them do not want to go to school. Social skills programs held in a group setting has been helpful with…

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Get exclusive access to a new manual for employers of autistic adults

Researchers of the Curtin University Research Group are offering employers of autistic adults a unique opportunity to use a new manual for employing autistic adults and then give feedback on it, so that the manual can be improved. The manual, also known as the Integrated Employment Successful ToolTM (the IEST), has been designed to help…

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Postponement of Autism Open Day scheduled for Sunday 29 March 2020

Dear autism community The Curtin Autism Research Group regrets to advise that we have decided to postpone our annual Autism Open Day in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of our keynote speakers, Professor Sven Bölte, is no longer able to travel from Stockholm to join us and we are also concerned that the event…

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