Change that environment! How autism friendly is your school, college, centre? People with autism have a different sensory, and perceptual view of things. Get some good advice. More
Not parents fault You may have seen it. The headline that says, “super-parenting improves children’s autism.” Besides being grammatically incorrect, it’s insulting. More
Big Bill The "door is very much open" for the introduction of a law to guarantee the rights of autistic people in Wales, the Welsh Government has said. England and Northern Ireland have had legislation for a while. Campaigners and charities have called on the government to introduce an Autism Bill in the assembly. More
Tap into talents “I didn’t realise, when I introduced John to computing, the extent to which it would contribute to his happiness. If you're unfortunate enough to be in a position where your abilities are very patchy, you will be continually aware of your failings and your feelings of self-worth can easily take a severe knock.” More
Drugs and diets - big pharma remain determined It seems that researchers, maybe lured by the availability of drug company dollars, just won’t give up on the search for a chemical cure. More
Play palace A half-hour-long ‘playdate’ between a toddler and an adult could help answer a long-standing question about whether and how much a child with autism is interested in social interactions. More
Want to know more about play and autism? Keep your eyes open for The Big Autism Play Day! More
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