This page provides links to podcasts which provide insights into autism and related issues.
Please note that some podcasts are highly personal and subjective. Some express political or controversial views. Some contain language or views that other people may find libelous or offensive. Because of this we cannot accept responsibility for the podcasts we link to or the information found there.
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Autism Matters Series
The Autism podcast series (hosted by Dr Laura Crane) aims to showcase the latest research published in Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 15: Will Mandy of University College London and Marianna Murin of Great Ormond Street Hospital discuss their research on the transition from primary to secondary school for children with autism spectrum disorder. (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 14: In this podcast, Liz Pellicano from the Institute of Education, London discusses her ground-breaking co-authored paper on what Autism research should really focus on. (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 13: In this podcast, Paul Shattuck and Anne Roux discuss issues surrounding employment support and the barriers that people with autism face when looking for or attempting to retain a job. (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 12: Judith Hebron discusses her latest research on bullying and children with autism (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 11: In this podcast, three leading autism researchers (John Constantino, Francesca Happé and Will Mandy) discuss whether autism is a coherent syndrome, or is fractionable in nature. (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 10: In this podcast, Judith Gould and Robyn Steward discuss issues surrounding women with autism spectrum disorder, including current research on this topic, safety issues for women on the spectrum and the differences between men and women with autism (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 9: Guest Editors Connie Kasari and Sarah Parsons discuss their special issue on schools and education research in autism, published in volume 17 issue 3 of Autism. (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 8: In this podcast, Editor-in-Chief, David Mandell, interviews Founding Editor of the Autism journal, Patricia Howlin (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 7: In this podcast, Dr Julie Lounds Taylor discusses her co-authored review paper on outcomes for adults with autism. (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 6: This podcast features a discussion with David Mandell, the new Editor-in-Chief of Autism, about research on autism spectrum disorders including the latest research in the journal. (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 5: Richard Mills, Director of Research at the National Autistic Society, discusses crime and the criminal justice system and why some people with autism get into trouble. (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 4. Simon Wallace discusses his research on the use of immersive virtual environments with children with autism, published in the special issue on technology. (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 3. Sven Bölte discusses his research on the differences between boys and girls with higher functioning autism spectrum disorders with particular respect to cognitive tasks. (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 2. Aubyn Stahmer discusses her research on a community program involving social inclusion and early intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorders (Open File in New Window)
- Autism Matters Podcast Number 1. Professor Neil Humphrey (Manchester University, UK) on mainstream vs. special education for children with autism. (Open File in New Window)
A variety of podcasts from the BBC on autism issues
- The Life Scientific. Uta Frith talks about her pioneering work that has changed how we view autism and dyslexia with Jim Al Khalili. (Open website in new window)
Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services
- Child psychiatric diagnoses, 16 November 2007. Christopher Gillberg, Professor of Child Psychiatry at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and Visiting Professor in the Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow. (Open file in new window)
- The 2011 Rosalind Franklin Award Lecture given by Professor Francesca Happé. When will we understand autism spectrum disorders? (Open website in new window)
- 10 Jul 2015