The experience of families living with autism spectrum disorders in rural coastal areas of England

Project Details


To interview families including a child/young person with ASD living in rural coastal
areas. Interviews will be carried out with mothers, fathers, siblings (as appropriate
within the individual family context) and, where possible, the child/young person(s)
with ASD.
• To use qualitative thematic analysis to identify:
- whole families’ experiences of living with ASD in a rural coastal area
- challenges experienced and barriers identified (if any) relating to ASD
- availability and access of formal and informal support
- the perceived impact (if any) of living with ASD in a period of austerity
Effective start/end date1/04/181/04/20


  • 1 Oral presentation

Living with Autism in Rural Coastal Areas of England

David Preece (Speaker), & Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Speaker)

20 Jun 2019

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch