Autism Centre for Research on Employment


BPS Seminar series: The double empathy problem: Implications for autistic university students

We are delighted to announce a series of seminars exploring the autism's double empathy problem (Milton, 2012), its implications for higher education and for the removal of barriers for autistic students at HE.

The seminar series is funded by the British Psychological Society awarded to Emine Gurbuz, Steven Kapp, Beatriz López and Damian Milton.

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ACRE was founded in 2014 with support from the Department of Health: Autism Innovation Fund. The centre is the result of a collaboration between the Department of Psychology at the University of Portsmouth and Southampton City Council, Portsmouth City Council, Hampshire County Council and Isle of Wight Council.

Since then, ACRE has conducted research and developed evidence-based resources to improve employment opportunities for autistic people.


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