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    Bridge-building between communities: Imagining the future of biomedical autism research

    Heraty, Siofra and Lautarescu, A. and Belton, D. and Boyle, A. and Cirrincione, P. and Doherty, M. and Douglas, S. and Derk Plas, J.R. and Van Den Bosch, K. and Violland, P. and Tercon, J. and Ruigrok, A. and Murphy, D.G.M. and Bourgeron, T. and Chatham, C. and Loth, E. and Oakley, B. and McAlonan, G.M. and Charman, T. and Puts, N. and Gallagher, L. and Jones, Emily J.H. (2023) Bridge-building between communities: Imagining the future of biomedical autism research. Cell 186 (18), pp. 3747-3752. ISSN 0092-8674.

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    A paradigm shift of research culture is required to ease perceived tensions between autistic people and the biomedical research community. As a group of autistic and non-autistic scientists and stakeholders, we contend that through participatory research we can reject a deficit-based conceptualisation of autism whilst building a shared vision for a neurodiversity-affirmative biomedical research paradigm.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): biomedical autism research, participatory autism research, autism research, bridge-building
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Psychological Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)
    Depositing User: Emily Jones
    Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2023 15:24
    Last Modified: 25 Oct 2023 18:07


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