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
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
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
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
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
Who here knows what gaslighting is? First of all to explain the concept of gaslighting, autism is not a crisis or a tragedy – people’s lack of understanding and the way we are sometimes treated and spoken to is.... Read full article