Practical Scholarship: Optimising Beneficial Research Collaborations Between Autistic Scholars, Professional Services Staff and ‘Typical Academics’ in UK Universities

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Martin, N. (2020). Practical Scholarship: Optimising Beneficial Research Collaborations Between Autistic Scholars, Professional Services Staff and ‘Typical Academics’ in UK Universities. in: Chown, N. (ed.) Neurodiversity: A New Critical Paradigm Routledge.
AuthorsMartin, N.
EditorsChown, N.
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The focus of this chapter is addressing the marginalisation of many autistic academics, and others without formal academic employment contracts, in UK universities. I consider blocks to fair participation in academic employment and propose strategies to circumvent barriers. These include: challenging narrow ideas about who should engage in research, emphasising the usefulness of insider perspective and collaborations, and prioritising inclusive practice. I discuss various structures to facilitate engaging in practical, collaborative scholarship. These include: the Participatory Autism Research Collective (PARC), Journal of Inclusive Practice in Further and Higher Education (JIPFHE) and National Association of Disability Practitioners (NADP).

This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge in Neurodiversity: A New Critical Paradigm in 2020

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