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Why do we need better diagnostics for ASD?

Zafer Elcik looks at the gender bias in the diagnosis of ASD and highlights recent research which indicates presentation of ASD in girls may...

Point of view : parent : Our Journey

Denise Mitchell highlights the battles she has faced to get the right education for her son. My son Matthew, 18, and has a diagnosis of...

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...

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

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...