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Too clever to have SEN?

Councils are not meeting their legal obligations to people with high functioning autism, writes Ed Duff 

Changing hearts and minds

Pam Kaur Malhi calls for greater acceptance of autism in the Asian community 

BAME families are missing out on autism support

Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities are missing out on essential support for people affected by autism, according to the National Autistic Society...

Tributes flood in for autism pioneer Lorna Wing (1928 – 2014)

Dr Lorna Wing, one of the founders of The National Autistic Society (NAS), died on 6 June 2014 at the age of 85. Dr Wing...

Sensory issues and autism: an insider’s guide

Paul Isaacs outlines some of the main sensory difficulties faced by people with autism and how they affect his everyday life

Schooled in autism

How should schools approach the support of those with autism? Emily Haddock looks at what works at her school

Autism art competition

The annual CREATE! Art for Autism competition is now open for entries. The national art competition, now in its fourth year, aims to inspire young...

Avoiding the subject

Pathological demand avoidance syndrome has long resided at the forgotten end of the autistic spectrum, but things may be starting to change. Margaret Duncan looks at what PDA is and why it matters

Autism in China: a silent epidemic

Nick Compton reveals how a Beijing autism centre is battling prejudice and China’s nascent welfare system to provide hope for families living with autism

ASD and school trips

Khursh Khan on how to ensure that pupils with autism get the most out of school trips

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