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Interview with Dr. Damian Milton

Milton, Damian (2016) Interview with Dr. Damian Milton. . ACER, University of Birmingham Interview blog post. (KAR id:62683)


Dr Damian Milton is one of the pre-eminent thinkers and presenters in the autism field in the UK and is gaining an increasing reputation internationally. He is a member of the scientific and advisory committee of Research Autism and is Head of Autism Knowledge and Expertise at the National Autistic Society. Damian is also a researcher for London South Bank University. He has worked on a number of projects for the Autism Education Trust, as well as autistic-led ventures such as the Theorising Autism Project. Damian holds academic qualifications in Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology and Education, and has experience in both the Further Education and Higher Education sectors. His interest in autism began when his son was diagnosed as autistic at the age of two: he was also diagnosed with Asperger’s in 2009, at the age of 36. Damian’s growing publication list includes On the Ontological Status of Autism: the ‘Double Empathy Problem’ (2012) and So what exactly are autism interventions intervening with? (2014). He is currently part of a research team looking into the potential benefits of person-centred mentoring for adults on the autism spectrum, and is an advisor on the Transforming Autism Education (TAE) project.

Item Type: Internet publication
Uncontrolled keywords: Autism, Flow, Double empathy problem, Participation
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Damian Milton
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2017 11:02 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 07:03 UTC
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