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Mind your language

Far from helping us to move on, modern autism terminology may be getting in our way, according to Debby Elley and Maura...

Diagnosing ASD

Srinivas Gada outlines some of the main things to look for if you think a child may have autism

Child diagnosis: the need to be trauma informed

We need to consider a child’s experiences before rushing to a diagnosis of SEN, writes Margot Sunderland

That autism “thing”

Rachel Jackson has won many battles for her son with autism but what, she asks, is she fighting for?

It’s all about the individual

A person-centred approach can make a huge difference when helping people with autism to develop their personal skills, writes Emma Gosling

Unstructured times are the worst!

Karen Ferguson provides some simple ideas to help pupils with autism during break and transition times at school

Living life in colour

Alex Manners reveals how Asperger’s affects his daily life and is now helping him to shape his future

The same but different

Sarah Ziegel charts the divergent paths her four sons with autism are taking through school

Ray of sunshine

Nicky Harvey outlines one child’s journey from isolation at school to an environment accepting and supportive of his autism

Assessing for autism

Mark Chapman and Saba Khan explain what they are looking for when they conduct an autism assessment