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Autism, anxiety and some surprising lockdown wins

We all know about the downsides of quarantine, but Karen Massey shares some surprising upsides to lockdown for children with autism.  A core component of...

Book review: The Awesome Autistic Go-To Guide: A Practical Handbook for...

Authors: Y.Purkis & T.MastermanIllustrator: G.MastermanPublisher: Jessica Kingsley PublishersISBN: 978-1-78775-316-7£12.99 The authors of this short publication both have personal experience with autism and are advocates for...

Book review: The Ice-Cream Sundae Guide to Autism

Author: D. Elley & T. HoughtonIllustrator: J.C. PerryPublisher: Jessica Kingsley PublishersISBN: 978-1-78775-380-8£12.99 Debby Elley is the co-author of AuKids magazine and the parent of twin...

Book review: Autism, Bullying and Me: The Really Useful Stuff You...

Author: E. LovegrovePublisher: Jessica Kingsley PublishersISBN: 978-1-78775-213-9£12.99Emily Lovegrove is a lecturer and leader of many workshops on anti-bullying strategies. In her private practice, she...

Autism: Are compensatory strategies a double-edged sword?

Dr Lucy Anne Livingston examines the trials and personal costs facing many autistic people as they struggle to appear “normal” A key characteristic of autism...

5 survival tips for autism parents during Covid-19 lockdown

Jo writes based on her extensive research and 5+ experiences working with children on the autism spectrum. 1. Parents should always create clear expectations of...

Creating a better future

James Cusack outlines some of the latest developments in autism research Like all of us, autistic people are unique. Despite being one diagnosis, autism is...

“I’m autistic; now what?”

Emily Niner explains some of the barriers facing teenagersseeking support following an autism diagnosis Getting an autism diagnosis often takes a long time and once...

We need more understanding

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It’s time for people to get to grips with what it’s like to be autistic, writes Caroline Stevens

Diagnosing ASD

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

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