Sharing good autism practice across Europe | Autism Europe Congress 2022

18 Oct 22
Sarah Broadhurst, Autism Education Trust Director, on screen at the front of conference room at Autism Europe, delegates in chairs looking at screen.

Sharing good autism practice across Europe | Autism Europe Congress 2022

Thank you to everyone who came to say hello during this fantastic 3-day event in Poland!

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The 13th International Autism-Europe Congress has drawn to an end in the historic city of Krakow in Poland.

The Congress provided a platform for researchers, practitioners, students, autistic people and family members to come together and bring expertise from around the world to promote a positive vision for autistic people and their families.

This year, the theme of the Congress was "Happy Journey through Life" with the aim to highlight the importance of taking a lifespan perspective on autism research and practice.

The promotion of wellbeing being was the focal point.

The programme included keynote presentations, a diverse range of topics, interactive sessions, workshops run by leading practitioners and moderated sessions to discuss challenging questions.

Dr. Sarah Broadhurst, AET director, led a symposium session on "Reviewing the evidence: how to create the right environments for autistic pupils and adults in school".

Sarah’s session attracted a full house and featured topics, such as supporting autistic learners transition from primary to secondary school, and developing whole-school approaches.

Sarah Broadhurst, Autism Education Trust Director, presenting in conference room to an audience at the Autism Europe Congress 2022.

The AET Team attended the congress with 5 new versions of the Schools Autism Competency Framework.

Our acclaimed Framework is now translated and downloadable in:

  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • German

These will be available in our shop later this year.

The event successfully brought together an international audience looking for ways to improve the lives of autistic people.

We’re excited to explore ways we can extend our expertise of autism in education to reach more professionals globally, so keep an eye out for updates on our international growth.

If you’d like to know more about our international partnership opportunities, please do get in touch.