Action on Autism Research in Scotland: an advanced international multidisciplinary, multi-agency research seminar series held between November 2013 and November 2014

Aline-Wendy Dunlop, Evelyn McGregor, Helen Marwick, Jackie Ravet, Anna Robinson, Ewelina Rydzewska, Alan Somerville, Andrew Stanfield

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Abstract

This publication reports the context, contributors, topics and outcomes of a five event (4x2days & end point conference) seminar series which acknowledged the need for an autism research strategy for Scotland and to relate this to international knowledge and current research in Scotland. The report calls for an Independent Autism Research Consultative Body, the Scottish Autism Strategy Governance Group to meet research relevant Recommendations 7 & 8 of the Autism Strategy and to maintain strong links with the proposed independent body so that research can inform the direction of the Strategy in its second 5 years of implementation, and for researchers in Scotland to make their work widely known for maximum impact in meeting the many issues facing autistic people, their families, carers and the professionals who work with them.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Commissioning bodyThe Scottish Government, Scottish Autism & Research Autism
Number of pages98
Publication statusPublished - 14 Dec 2016

Keywords

  • autism research
  • evidence-based policy
  • autisms
  • Scotland
  • autistic spectrum disorder
  • multi-agency work

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