Good guidance This quick guide, which is based on research evidence, supports social workers to work with each person to develop a personalised plan, based on an accurate picture of their strengths, wishes and needs, including any sensory differences. More
Questioning PANDAS Some scientists say an immune condition called PANDAS affects as many as 1 in 200 children who have traits similar to those of autism. But many experts contest that figure — and even the condition’s very existence. More
Autism into adulthood A recent study explored the experiences of a number of late-diagnosed adults, who reported feeling alien and isolated, and who were aware of not fitting in (without understanding why) before they were identified as autistic. More
Don't use B-Word "For a while it was the word “autism” itself, or as I liked to call it “the A-word.” I was afraid of what I didn’t understand, so I preferred we not speak the word at all". More
Why the wait? Children are still waiting far too long for a diagnosis and their families are left unsupported during the wait for up to three years. More
One Mums' List Kacie learned five important lessons for her daughter, partner and family. She'd like to pass them on. More
Future's bright So often it's autistic individuals who, with their passion, determination and thinking differences are taking on the challenge of securing the planet's future. Dirk van Meer, a student at Eindhoven University of Technology and is leading a project on recovering metals normally lost to landfill. More
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