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Insights Into AspergerWorld by a multi World Award Winning Autistic Autism Activist

by Joely Colmer on

My name is Joely Colmer, I was diagnosed at 2 ASC & I'm an awarded Autism Activist & Author of 'AspergerWorld'. I used to struggle with Autism; volunteering empowered me to change my life. This is my story-mental health, executive function & my gift.... Read full article

Why is profiling a person’s autism useful?

by B Squared on

Profiling an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder helps education and care settings to understand how an individual's autisms affects them. This article explains how B Squared's Autism Progress can be used to help support individuals with autism.... Read full article

Safespaces & Sleep

by Safespaces on

Prior to the Safespace I would have to settle George which took anything from one to three hours & sometimes failed altogether!... Read full article

ASDinfoWales - Integrated Autism Service

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The National ASD Development Team, hosted by the Welsh Local Government Association in partnership with Public Health Wales, are supporting and coordinating the development of a new Integrated Autism Service (IAS) in Wales.... Read full article

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

by Lauren Frost on

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. ... Read full article

AspergerWorld : My Fairy Jam Jar

by Joely Comler on

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. ... Read full article

PECS – the Picture Exchange Communication System

by Chris Wade on

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...... Read full article

Joint Attention and Autism Explained

by Chris Wade on

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...... Read full article

NICE Guidelines and Diagnosing Autism – What You Should Know

by Chris Wade on

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...... Read full article

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