San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Event: The number of people being diagnosed with autism is growing, at this event, we ask is this a good thing for people labelled with autism? The discussion will focus on the controversies surrounding the use of autism as a label to explain the ways in which people behave. This is event will be of interest to a general audience.
This event is jointly organised by Manchester Metropolitan University, Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield and is part of the Economic and Social Research Council Festival of Social Science, 2013, you can find out more about the Festival here: http://www.esrc.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/festival/index.aspx
When & Where
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Metropolitan University is a leading university for the professions and a powerful driver of the North West economy.
The University educates and trains large numbers of the region’s legal and business professionals, scientists, engineers, teachers, health workers and creative professionals. It enjoys an excellent reputation for teaching and applied research and is a recognised innovator in partnership working with its local communities.