School for me Chosing a school isn't as easy as it sounds - factor in autism and it can be bewildering. Here's a nice article that might help More
Autism - hard to see in girls "My daughter is not rude. She’s not a brat. She can do a lot for herself. At 9 years old, she’s animated with those she is comfortable with ― but sensory overload in public settings means she’s probably playing “Minecraft” on her iPhone." More
See my ability When 20-year-old Rory Fairfoot was diagnosed with severe autism and learning difficulties, his family were told life would be very difficult for him, and he would not be able to achieve many things... More
Don't go changing me What would a strengths based approach look like? Are there alternatives to strict behavioural techniques? More
Mum with and for autism It’s only in the past two to three years that many professionals have begun to recognise that the condition is not limited to boys and men. But what’s harder is to be a mother with autism – and harder than that, is to be a mother with autism, of children with autism. More
Autism 'is fun' Josef Schovanec speaks 10 languages, has written a best-selling biography, has two regular radio shows in France and Belgium and a doctorate, and is a sought after international public speaker on autism. Hear about his 'travels in autism. More
Primary needs A new report by the Centre for Research in Autism and Education highlights a worrying lack of confidence among GPs in their ability to deliver primary care to folk on the spectrum. More
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