“Sounds Like Being Autistic” Why Classical Myth can Chime with Autistic Experience

In Featured Videos|20 April 2023|By Roasmund Oats

Professor Susan Deacy (University of Roehampton)

talks about her work with young people with autism, using the story of Hercules and classical myths.  

Professor Deacy is the co-founder of ACCLAIM (Autism Connecting with Classically Inspired Mythology Network), an international team of scholars funded by the European Union.  This network explores how children learn about Classics and have developed teaching resources to assist children with special educational needs. 

This talk has BSL interpretation and automatically generated captions and is in association with the Manchester Classical Association )

An image of a man holding on to a three headed dog