Dr Luke Beardon

Dr Luke Beardon is a Senior member of staff in The Autism Centre at Sheffield Hallam University. He has been working as a practitioner providing support and consultancy in the field of autism and Asperger syndrome for around 20 years.

Luke’s research interests are around individuals with autism who have broken the law.

Expertise:

  • Autism
  • Asperger syndrome
  • Educational issues
  • Offending conduct
  • Social relationships
  • Employment
  • Disability discrimination/ equal opportunities

Notable media coverage:

Definition of autism

In my book I wrote that: ‘autism refers to a neurotype that leads to a cognition that is qualitatively different from that of the PNT [PNT stands for predominant neurotype – what others refer to sometimes as neurotypical] in the way that information...