Supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in higher education through the design of the built environment


Background The number of students with ASD entering higher education is increasing and there is growing awareness of the specific challenges that these students face. Recent research has highlighted the need to extend... [ view full abstract ]

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

The research was undertaken as part of a larger funded project and received full ethics approval. A number of ethical safeguards were employed to ensure informed consent and to maintain confidentiality and privacy.... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ceridwen Owen (University of Tasmania)
  2. Damhnat McCann (University of Tasmani)

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Topics: Research


S17 » Symposia: Housing and environments; sensory issues (16:20 - Saturday, 17th September, Fintry Auditorium)

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