Updates

New research publication

We are excited to announce that our research paper ‘“It Is a Big Spider Web of Things”: Sensory Experiences of Autistic Adults in Public Spaces‘ has recently been published in Autism in Adulthood. This paper reports on the research findings from the focus groups we conducted in 2021. We would like to thank all theContinue reading “New research publication”

Tickets Are Available Now!

We’re excited to announce that free tickets for our immersive event (Sensory Supermarket) are available on Eventbrite now! We look forward to seeing you in Dagenham from the 19th-20th of August. There are just 10 slots currently available for each session, so book now to avoid disappointment. On the 19th-20th of August we are takingContinue reading “Tickets Are Available Now!”

Links between our Social Media Posts and Focus Groups

In our focus groups we found six themes that appear to influence how easily accessible public spaces such as supermarkets are for people with sensory processing difficulties. You can read more about each theme and how we used these to create our ‘sensory web’ on our page about principles of sensory environments. We also foundContinue reading “Links between our Social Media Posts and Focus Groups”

Our Event in August 2022

Update 01/09/2022 – This event has now ended. To learn more about the event, please visit our page on the The Sensory Supermarket (August 2022). We are excited to announce that we will be hosting our Sensory Street immersive event at PEARL (Person-Environment-Activity Research Laboratory) in Dagenham. It is UCL’s first net zero carbon building andContinue reading “Our Event in August 2022”

Links between the Sensory Experiences of Autistic Children and Adults

Over 2021 we ran a series of focus groups to learn more about the sensory experiences of autistic people in public places such as supermarkets and more. Every autistic person is unique, and therefore factors which might make an environment easier for one person may not have the same effect on someone else.  However, fromContinue reading “Links between the Sensory Experiences of Autistic Children and Adults”

Our Findings

We are excited to celebrate the launch of a new section on our website titled ‘our findings’. In this area we will be sharing information that we have learnt from working with autistic people over the past year in an accessible and easy to read format. We are looking forward to sharing quotes with youContinue reading “Our Findings”

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