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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

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

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

Aspie and Me

by Laurence Mitchell on

This book is for readers to like to explore alternative ways of thinking and complex psychological thrillers & if you want to understand what is it like to live with: Asperger’s Syndrome Attention Deficit Hyperactivity & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder... Read full article

Complementary Therapies...... a treat or necessity?

by Jacqui Beddoes on

Complementary therapies are generally seen as a treat or luxury, but with increased stress levels in our lives today the need to allow the body to relax and return to a balanced state is more important than ever.... Read full article

Safespaces & Sleep

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

Safespaces a Chwsg

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Yn Safespaces derbyniwn adborth yn aml oddi wrth teuluoedd ynglŷn â’r gwahaniaeth mae ein cyn cynnyrch wedi gwneud i’w bywydau nhw.... Read full article

Therpïau Cyflenwol...... triniaeth neu reidrwydd?

by Jacqui Beddoes on

Gweler therapïau cyflenwol yn aml fel triniaeth neu moethusrydd, ond gyda lefelau straen cynyddol yn ein bywydau heddi mae’r angenrheidrwydd i ganiatáu’r corff ymlacio a dychwelyd at gyflwr cytbwys yn bwysicach nag erioed.... Read full article

Why transition planning & work placements are “absolutely vital” to help achieve independance

by Angela Kent on

Why transition planning and work placements are “absolutely vital” to help people with autism achieve independence: ... Read full article

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