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Inclusive Research on Autism

  • October 28, 2021

The VUB Brain, Body and Cognition lab warmly invites you to their first online meeting on Inclusive Research on Autism on the 28th of October from 17.00 to 20.00 (UTC+1).


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In this meeting, they will try to answer questions such as, "How can we include autistic people in the entire scientific process?", "How can academic language potentially lead to stigma?", "How do we become more autism-friendly researchers?". Just like the invited speakers, the audience will consist of both academics and non-academics.

Invited speakers: 

Prof. Dr. Kristen Bottema-Beutel from Boston College

Jo Bervoets Co-founder of LAVA vzw

Prof. Dr. Christina Nicolaidis from PSU & OHSU and co-director of AASPIRE

Celien de Pauw Autism coach and Lecturer Social Work at Artevelde University

Dr. Annabel Nijhof Post-Doc at UGent

Elise Cordaro writer and blogger on the topic of Autism