26th June 2017
Location: Edgehill University
Autism: What is it that we want to know and why do we want to know it?
An opportunity to explore what families and people with autism want researchers to look at!
This event will gather together individuals with autism, the families of individuals with autism, professionals in the fields of Health and Education and researchers who have an interest or expertise in autism. The event provides invitees with the opportunity to look at different ways of approaching collaborative working across organisations with a view to developing innovative research that is informed by the concerns of individuals with autism and their families.
It is anticipated the event will:
- Identify research questions of importance to individuals with autism and their families
- Create new, exciting and innovative collaborations to develop research funding
- Improve links between the NHS and other organisations with universities to facilitate research and support changes in practice
- Give attendees the opportunity to analyse strengths, and potential gaps, in autism research.
The event is based on Open Space facilitation and is a participative event that requires some delegate contribution on the day. You will be invited to take part in discussions and it is an opportunity for mutual sharing of expertise and knowledge.
For more details about Open Space and Catalyst events you can view two short animations at
If you would like to book a place, please contact Leanne