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Labelling autism

Listen to us, understand us, and accept us for who we are, writes Leigh East. When I received my autism diagnosis, I began a steady...

Helping young people to understand their autistic identity

Rebecca Duffus shares some strategies for support. Many autistic people discuss the term 'autistic identification' as affirming and valid, in place of 'diagnosis'. Referring to...

A group of autistic young people have shared their experiences of...

Members of the charity Ambitious about Autism’s Youth Network have created a series of new videos and blogs in which they talk about what...

Families face “nightmare” wait for autism diagnosis

Nearly half of parents are waiting 18 months or more for their child to receive a formal diagnosis of autism, with some families having...

Supporting best autism practice

Promotional feature It is estimated that approximately one in 100 people are on the autism spectrum. The number of people receiving an autism diagnosis is...

“Social brain” found in newborn babies

Scientists have observed that an area of the brain which responds in adults to social interaction also responds in babies who are just a...

Book Reviews

Neurodiversity and Education

The authors of this publication combine extensive experience in the fields of education, neurodiversity, teacher training, tutoring and consultancy. Paul Ellis broadcasts regularly on...

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