Making Sense? How do young adults with autism make sense of behaviour problems and emotional difficulties?

Edmund Coleman-Fountain

University of York

Edmund Coleman-Fountain is a lecturer in sociology at Northumbria University. Before this he was research fellow in the Social Policy Research Unit, University of York


Background and objectives Co-occurring emotional or behavioural difficulties can have greater impact on the lives of autistic people and their families than the ‘core characteristics’ of autism. However, little is... [ view full abstract ]

Ethics and permissions statement and / or disclosure of potential conflict of interest (if relevant)

The research to be presented is part a programme of work funded by the National Institute of Health Research. The study received a favourable ethical opinion from the relevant NHS research ethics committee. Participants were... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Edmund Coleman-Fountain (University of York)
  2. Bryony Beresford (University of York)

Topic Area

Topics: Research


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