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ITAKOM Conference 2023: Moving towards a strengths-based approach to autism diagnostic assessment

Neurodiversity-informed approaches enable us to move away from simply understanding autism in terms of difficulties. In this video, PEDAL PhD student Emma Pritchard-Rowe presents a summary of her research on holistic, strengths-based approaches to diagnostic assessment which centre autistic voices & have a positive impact on autistic people’s wellbeing and self-esteem.

This poster was originally presented at the It Takes All Kinds of Minds Conference 2023 in Edinburgh, on Tuesday 14th March 2023.

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Learn more about Emma’s work and how strengths-based approaches relate to autistic play in this blog post.