"It is vital to unite our efforts and work together
– autistic individuals “
Prof. Olga Bogdashina, Ph.D. (linguistics), MSc (Psychology), MA (Teaching methods) MA Ed (Autism), Honorary Professor, Honorary Doctor, KSPU, Co-founder of the International Autism Institute, and Programme Leader (Autism courses), Visiting Professor in Autism Studies, co-founder of the International Autism Institute, author of 9 books that reflect her specific interests in autism research: sensory perceptual issues in autism; language and communication in autism; autism and spirituality.
Having founded the first day centre for autistic children in Gorlovka, Ukraine over 30 years ago, she has ‘lived and breathed autism' since then. However, before 1988 - she knew absolutely nothing about autism or just how much it would mean to her and change her life.
Topics of Expertise
"Whatever autism is, it's never boring"
The first series of my book: Becoming a professional parent, Exploring the Sensory World will soon be published by Life & Learn (e-book and paperback).
4 September 2021
Celebrating Mothers (Webinar)