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Learning about autism with library resources

A dark blue background featuring the OU logo underneath the text, 'Autism awareness library resources'.In celebration of Autism Acceptance Month – held every year in April – Library staff have created a list of resources which explore the experiences of autistic people and their families.

It's estimated that there are around 700,000 autistic people in the UK and one in 100 children have an autism diagnosis, however, autism can still be misunderstood and stigmatised. This list of Library resources covers autism in the context of technology, employment, education, language and literature, family life, independence, and health. Some of the titles include:

Visit the understanding autism with Library resources page to view the resource list and we welcome any suggestions or feedback