Find out how researchers and members of the autism community collaborate on Autism@Manchester research projects.
Explore our collaborative projects below.
Autism, vision and eyecare
Understanding optometric and orthoptic conditions in autistic adults and how eye examinations can be made more accessible.
Guidelines for presenting to an autistic audience, Written in collaboration with the Autism@Manchester Expert by Experience Group
A few suggestions drawn from our own experience and those of previous guests which we hope you will find helpful in adapting your usual style to gain best advantage when speaking to an autistic audience.
Building Bridges: creating partnerships between autistic and research communities
This project was carried out in response to concerns voiced by autistic adults and family members that they did not feel engaged in research and thought that researchers were not working on issues that were important to them.
Guidelines for conducting research with the autistic community
Guidance that covers the considerations that researchers should take into account when conducting research with the autistic community.
Films to increase autism awareness
A series of short films to promote awareness about autism.
Engaging the autistic community and raising awareness about the women within it
Autism@Manchester organised two events aimed to enhance connections between researchers and the autism community.
Tips for using text chat for qualitative research
Leneh Buckle summarises her experiences of using text chat for focus groups during her PhD and provides tips on how researchers can set up successful text chat meetings with autistic individuals.
Autistic involvement in research: Online Learning Activity
In this OLA you will learn about different ways of involving the autistic community in research, understand why it is important for your research to include autistic people and find out how you can involve and engage the autistic community in your research.