More effective parent-teacher communication and greater flexibility is needed to improve literacy rates for children on the autism spectrum, an Autism CRC study has found. The study was led by Griffith University Associate Professor, Dr Marleen Westerveld. Researchers aimed to understand parental views of the importance of literacy learning for their children on the spectrum, and the challenges to literacy […]
The latest autism research will be showcased at the Australasian Society for Autism Research (ASfAR) Conference at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus this week. With more than 100 contributors from across Australia and overseas, ASfAR 2018 will highlight current advances in the major research disciplines investigating autism and the broader spectrum, including work led by adults on the autism spectrum, research with families, support […]
Teacher knowledge of autism-related behaviour is a key factor in successful classroom outcomes.
Developing the unique skills of people with autism and improving pathways to further education and employment will be explored in an autism seminar at Griffith University’s Mt Gravatt campus on Friday, April 21.