Adult Learning

Employers may discriminate against autism without realising

Employers often think they’re communicating well, but they use ‘neurotypical’ standards of interacting, writes Brett Heasman

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people connect and relate to others and also how they experience the world around them.

Most non-autistic people are not aware of the complex ways in which autistic people* experience the world and are not adequately prepared […]

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    National Self-Injury Awareness Day: Social justice, user-led interventions and challenging stigma

National Self-Injury Awareness Day: Social justice, user-led interventions and challenging stigma

On National Self-Injury Awareness Day, observed on Wednesday March 1, Kay Inckle highlights aspects of self-injury and argues that unlike the commonly held notion, this is not a personal pathology, but the desire to harm oneself is socially driven. She calls for the need to understand the root causes of this and shares with us information of various institutions […]

Adult Learners’ Week and drop-in Learning Cafe at LSE

18 to 24 May is Adult Learners’ Week. At LSE, there is a range of events and activities throughout the week, including the drop-in Learning Cafe on 23 May (Thursday) between 3 and 4.30 pm. It’s a fantastic opportunity to find out what the School has on offer and to motivate yourself to go on that course that you have been thinking about!

Celebrating Adult Learners’ Week…with Konni Deppe

Adult Learners’ Week celebrates learning and learners in all their diversity, inspiring thousands of people each May to try something new. To mark Adult Leaners’ Week 2011 (14-20 May), we got Konni Deppe to talk about her lifelong passion for music, her stint as a ‘singing chef’ and how she believes learning never stops!

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