Next Oxford Autism Seminar (Online): Dr Alex Wilson, Thursday 12th November, 3-4pm
The Oxford Autism Research Centre brings together scientists, charities and service providers from across Oxfordshire and the surrounding regions.
Oxford Autism Research is a collection of research teams, charities and service providers based in and around Oxfordshire. We are interested in the causes and consequences of autism spectrum condition, and together we work to promote understanding of the condition and to provide support for individuals with autism and their families. Click below to learn more about who we are, what we offer and the cutting edge research that is being carried out here.
A new online global community is also now available called Global Research in Autism and Neurodevelopment (GRAND). This site aims to enable people working on autism and neurodevelopmental disorders around the globe to share knowledge, tools and resources, raise awareness and develop innovative strategies and interventions.
Research in Autism
Our studies of disease examine the neuroanatomy of Autism, Alzheimer's and Schizophrenia using post-mortem human brain material. We are interested in the relationship between brain structure and function - particularly language and social cognition.
Neurodevelopmental disorders, especially those affecting language and communication
Service Providers for Autism
Passionate about spreading knowledge & understanding of the realities of life on the autism spectrum
Autism Family Support Oxfordshire use understanding, expertise, and a lot of fun and care to support the development and wellbeing of children and young adults on the autism spectrum, and their families.
The DAS offers specialist AS mentoring scheme and other study support services for AS students including an employment initiative with university careers service.
Children, Challenging Behaviours, Self-Care Skills, Parent Training, ABA Supervision, Positive Behavioural Supports
News and meetings
The most recent seminar 'Sleep and Autism' took place in the Department of Psychiatry at the Warneford site.
International Meeting For Autism Research (IMFAR) annual conference in San Sebastian in Spain, 3 May 2013.