We want to empower autistic people to lead their own research addressing issues that are most important to the autistic community. That’s why we are launching our Charles Sharland Grant Scheme for Autistic Researchers. This scheme will support autistic people with little or no research experience take their first step into an autism research career.
Thanks to Steevie for highlighting this.
Thanks to Carole for sharing this BBC video: “Yes I can talk…first and foremost I’m Welsh and I love a chinwag” – Girls can have Autism:
Big White Wall is a digital mental health support service free for all BU students: https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/news/2018-05-14/big-white-wall
Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that cares. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, we’ll help you get through it.
Natalie is an ALS student, completing her PG nursing degree at BU. She works in Southampton’s Children’s Hospital Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and has been involved in a Channel 4 documentary about their work on the unit.
‘My Baby’s Life: Who Decides?’ is a observational documentary filmed over a year about children on life support and the decisions facing their parents and the doctors who care for them.
The two –part documentary looks at the treatment of children who have little hope of ever being able to live a full or happy life:
Plymouth social worker wins top award at national awards ceremony. Gareth Benjamin, who works at Livewell Southwest, was named winner of the Mental Health Social Worker of the Year award at the national event which took place on Friday 24 November 2017 in London.
The judges commended Gareth on his personal approach and praised him for his strong commitment to human rights, his drive to challenge the disadvantages faced by mental health service users and his enthusiasm for learning
Gareth is an ALS student who has just successfully completed his PG Diploma Advanced Mental Health Practise at Bournemouth University.
Many congratulations Gareth!