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Point of view: autistic young man

For my 21st birthday, my sister Zena paid for me to have singing lessons, as I was always on the karaoke. When I arrived...

Point of view: Education Officer at nasen

Seeing the 'ability' in disability. Zoe Mather says we should be treating people more fairly. In education we should be continually looking to challenge the...

Point of view: home educator

Do it yourself. Rachel Hawkins is home-educating her autistic daughter. I have only been home educating my eleven-year-old daughter Isabelle since September, as she needed...

It’s not just the audience that needs relaxed performances

The Stencil Pencils explain how being neurodiverse affects them as performers. Hello everybody, I'm Kale aged 13, one of the founders of TSP—The Stencil Pencils....

Point of view: James

Listen. I want you to understand. I was 7 when I started cracking my knuckles to stim whilst I tried to sit still. I was...

Newcastle autism advocated supporting police training

A man with autism whose diagnosis guided him away from living a life of crime is helping deliver specialist training to police officers to...

The story of me

I was born on Tuesday 20 November 1984 in Wrexham, North East Wales.  Soon into my life, my mother, Hazel Davies (then Edwards) noticed that...

The Challenges of Being an Autistic Mother with Autistic Children

Alicia Trautwein discovered that she was autistic as an adult. Now, she is navigating life with four children, three of whom also have autism.  As...

How a Dyslexic became a writer and a teacher

Toby Lee shares how he was able to relate to his students and become a better person because of his Dyslexia. I spent many years...

She’s my responsibility

Student Mimi explains at how looking after her autistic sister is a duty she and her family are happy to accept. Two years ago, I...

Book Reviews

When things go wrong at work

It's not easy being an autistic employee. Debby Elley and Maura Campbell know. Okay, so you've made a mistake. Or something hasn't gone your way...

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