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AspergerWorld : My Fairy Jam Jar

AspergerWorld : My Fairy Jam Jar

A new Book by Award Winning Disabled Autism Activist: One Woman, One Wish, One Inspiring Story… Be Enchanted by Personal and Professional Insights into AspergerWorld.

July 26, 2017 By Joely Comler

NICE Guidelines and Diagnosing Autism – What You Should Know

NICE Guidelines and Diagnosing Autism – What You Should Know

At London Speech Therapy, we think it’s best to avoid confusing terminology. That’s why we use plain English and offer simple explanations of some of the more confusing jargon that gets thrown around when you start to interact...

June 19, 2017 By Chris Wade

Joint Attention and Autism Explained

Joint Attention and Autism Explained

When two people are both focused on the same thing, it is known as joint attention. It doesn’t matter what they’re focused on (it could be a person, an object, an event, even a concept) just that they’re sharing a common focus...

June 19, 2017 By Chris Wade

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Using cognitive aids to help people increase their independence while reducing anxiety around time

Using cognitive aids to help people increase their independence while reducing anxiety around time

in Care & Support at Home (Domiciliary) Articles, Independent Living Aids Articles, Residential & Care Homes Articles, Supported Living Articles, Day Services Articles

At Abilia we are using our Cognition Aids to assist people with understanding Time and structure. We know that by helping someone see their day clearly planned out it can reduce anxiety and enable someone to live a more independent life.

PECS – the Picture Exchange Communication System

PECS – the Picture Exchange Communication System

in Speech & Language Therapy (Private) Articles

PECS, or the Picture Exchange Communication System, is a low-tech aided method of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) that involves the use of cards with pictures. Children who are unable to talk or write can learn to communicate...