As part of our project we want to share the information we have learnt with as many people as possible in both academic and easy to read formats. This has included us creating a series of social media posts which break down our work into small sections as well as sharing our information online on our website. We are also working on a report for publication in an academic journal.
Want to learn where else we are sharing information about our project? See below for a list of everywhere that we have produced information already as well as any upcoming dissemination that we have planned.
14th-16th July 2022 – Our Immersive Event
PEARL (Person-Environment-Activity Research Laboratory, UCL), Dagenham RM10 7FN
We will be using our findings to create an immersive event in July 2022 to help people learn more about sensory processing differences in a creative and interesting way. We will be working with our collaborator Sensory Spectacle, who specialises in educating people about sensory processing through immersive learning. Free tickets will be available soon.
1-31st March 2022 – CCQOL Reading
Urban Room, Broad Street Mall, Reading, RG1 7QE
As part of Community Consultation for Quality of Life (CCQOL) Reading, we have a poster at their pop-up Urban Room at the Broad Street Mall from the 1st to 31st of March. Through both an exhibition of posters and a series of interactive activities, local people can explore what the concept of quality of life means to them and the local community.
CCQOL is a research project which aims to develop a new way to consult with local communities about issues that affect them. As part of the event in Reading they are creating an interactive digital map of the city for people to pin places that matter to them and share how they feel about them.
22nd November 2021 – ‘The Future Is Sensory‘ (Sensory Integration Education Autumn Conference)
In November we presented about our project’s data and analysis so far as part of the Sensory Integrated Education Autumn Conference (2021). This conference aims to educate, inspire and celebrate information about sensory integration and sensory differences. This online conference attracted over4,7000 delegated worldwide.
8th October 2021 – Making sense of Autistic Sensory Differences: Science to Impact (Joint Lab Meeting, Universities of Durham and Reading)
During the course of this research project our project lead, Dr Cathy Manning has taken up a new post at the University of Reading. This joint lab meeting gave the chance for each university to share information about projects related to autism and sensory processing happening in each department. It gave researchers from each team the opportunity to ask questions and share advice and best practice from related past projects.