World Autism Day - Autism on Campus, A Personal Perspective (Part One) - Tuesday 2nd April 2019
As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity, the School of Engineering and Digital Arts is delighted to offer:
Autism on Campus, A Personal Perspective (Part One) - Tuesday 2nd April 2019 (on World Autism Day)
A complimentary pair of talks (Part Two on Tuesday 9th April from 1 – 2 pm in JS1) will aim to raise awareness of autism during autism awareness month, to increase knowledge of what autism is and what it isn’t. The talks will be from a personal perspective of an autistic adult.
Part One explores the areas of: what is autism? (from different perspectives), Autism myths – true or false?, Is autism a disability? What are the difficulties commonly encountered by autistic people? What is the preferred language around autism? What is it like to be autistic? What are some of the positives of autism?
Open to all students and staff at the University of Kent
Delivered by Mr Robert Walker, Electronic Engineering Research Technician, School of Engineering and Digital Arts.