Team of researchers investigate press attitudes towards autism

A team of researchers at Edge Hill University has been awarded funding by the British Academy (BA) to investigate portrayals of autism in the British press in a bid to address the acceptance of the lifelong neurodevelopmental condition that affects the lives of millions in the UK.

Student creates award winning film about autism

After witnessing the effects of autism on his brother’s life, Edge Hill student Tom Griffiths decided he wanted to create a film in an effort to learn more and raise awareness of the neurological condition which affects so many people.