Promoting Social Inclusion, Equity and Well-Being for Young People with Autism Spectrum Condition: A Community Music Facilitator (and Parent) Perspective

  • Michael Whelan


In a service provision arena dominated by clinical providers and supported employment programs, Whelan proposes a strength-based creative arts model for post-school transition. In the context of a commonwealth citizenship agenda of ‘equality and opportunity for all’, Whelan reflects on his experience devising and delivering a digital-arts program to fill the void encountered by young people on the autism spectrum as they transition from school to the commencement of their adult lives.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Whelan
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  1. 1.Creative Industries FacultyQueensland University of TechnologyBrisbane CityAustralia

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