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ACoRNS wins ESRC research funding

Professor Sarah Parsons and Dr Hanna Kovshoff have been awarded £135k funding from the ESRC as part of a call for projects to develop innovative methods. ‘Our Stories…’: co-constructing Digital Storytelling methodologies for supporting the transitions of autistic children is a collaboration with Professor Nicola Yuill at the University of Sussex, and local community partners including […]

ACoRNS newsletter now live!

We’re really happy to announce that we will be producing regular newsletters to keep you up to date with what’s going on within the ACoRNS network. Expect to see information about ACoRNS celebrations, updates on our projects, and introductions to our members.  The first issue is available to view and download here: http://acornsnetwork.org.uk/newsletters/

ACoRNS to present 6 papers at international inclusion conference!

ACoRNS research will be very well represented at the Inclusive and Supportive Education Conference (ISEC) taking place in London from 3-5 August 2020. The conference will feature presentations from across the world, with a main theme of Closing the Research to Practice Gap. ACoRNS research aligns very strongly with this theme of course and so […]

Digital Stories project extends to West Sussex

Hanna Kovshoff and Henry Wood delivered a session on the Digital Stories project at Horsham Nursery School, West Sussex on 29th January 2020. The ‘I am…’ Digital Stories are short strength-based videos that show who a child is, based on their interests and exploration. The session was attended by a range of Early Years professionals, […]

Job opportunity with ACoRNS

ACoRNS is advertising for a part-time researcher to join the team! This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative project that is already making an impact in the local community. Working in partnership with the Aviary Nursery in Eastleigh, Professor Sarah Parsons (Education) and Dr Hanna Kovshoff (Psychology) have developed a novel methodology using Digital […]

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 […]

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