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Our very first ACoRNS Doctor!

Our congratulations go to Chantelle Zilli, who graduated from the University of Southampton today with a Doctorate in Educational Psychology. Chantelle completed her thesis with New Forest Care, one of our ACoRNS partners. Chantelle’s project looked at the participation of children with autism in decision making, and more can be read about her findings here. […]

The ACoRNS Listening Pod!

At the Festival of Social Science event on November 9th 2017 at Totton College, the ACoRNS team revealed the next major step in our plan to prioritise and gather the views and experiences of children and young people with autism, and families and teachers, about education – our fabulous ACoRNS Listening Pod! With the considerable […]

Festival event a great success!

Over 40 professionals, parents, and students joined the ACoRNs team at Totton College on November 9th 2017 to focus on the voices and experiences of autistic students at school. The event was part of the ESRC’s annual Festival of Social Science which aims to showcase social science research to the general public. After an introduction […]

Acorns Network Launch Event

    ACoRNS was formally launched at the University of Southampton on June 27th 2017 from 4-6pm. More than 30 people attended the event, the majority being from local schools and organisations, as well as colleagues from the University. Young people on the autism spectrum joined the team and parents of young people on the […]

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