What's that like? Visit a new online platform where autistic people, family members and carers can share how sensory processing affects their daily life. More
Moving mail A mum whose son with autism failed his SATs exams was moved to tears by a letter from his teacher. Gail Twist, from Merseyside, uploaded a photo of the letter 11-year-old Ben received after his exam results. More
Timely book Robyn Steward's new book might well be timely for someone growing up on the spectrum. Changes during puberty, such as the onset of periods, are challenging for girls on the autism spectrum. Written from experience by an autistic woman, this straightforward guide to periods helps the reader to prepare in great detail, from hygiene to pain medication and sensory experiences to mood swings. More
Soccer and sensory Football mad Alex Manners, 22, from Solihull, in the West Midlands, has Asperger syndrome. He has completed a tour of 92 football league clubs as part of his Football for Autism campaign. More
Help getting hired If you are in education and wondering how to prepare for a job, check out this advice for autistic students looking for employment. More
Onboard with autism In an accident it could be very important that the emergency services recognise quickly that a special needs person may be involved in the accident. Check out these car stickers More
Different worlds "To be autistic is to live in a world where everything is too loud, too smelly and too bright, populated by people who say one thing and get angry when you fail to realise that they really meant something different." Read this insightful piece by Charlie Hancock. More
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