Dr Sue Fletcher-Watson talks about autism on BBC5 live

July 23rd, 2017

On 13 July 2017, Patrick Wild Centre Researcher Dr Sue Fletcher-Watson spoke to BBC Radio 5 Live about autism following an interview with best-selling author David Mitchell  about his autistic son.  Sue, along with Tom Purser (Head of Campaigns at the National Autistic Society and parent to an autistic son) and parent callers, spoke about changing perceptions of autism. You can listen to the interview here: BBC Radio 5 live (13july17 – from 36:20) – [available until 12aug17]  

Patrick Wild Centre Newsletter Summer 2017

July 18th, 2017

The latest edition of our Patrick Wild Centre newsletter is now available. You can read it online here: Patrick Wild Centre Newsletter Summer 2017. To receive future editions directly into your inbox, please subscribe here.

The Family in Residence project has been nominated for the Thelmas

June 13th, 2017

The Family in Residence project has been nominated for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 in the category “Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year”. The Family in Residence project, funded by the University of Edinburgh Innovation Initiative, has pioneered a new way to connect with stakeholders. Over 12 months the Patrick Wild Centre worked with a family, consisting of people with fragile X syndrome, carriers, and unaffected individuals, to be embedded within the Centre. During the year members …