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Read case studies written by professionals working in autism. Find out what others have done, what works and what the challenges have been. Find out how you can contribute and share your work.

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Creating sustainable employment for adults on the autism spectrum

In this article, Viola Sommer, project manager at auticon, a German social enterprise, describes how the organisation employs 40 members of staff with Asperger syndrome in permanent positions across...

KiVa: an evidence-based anti-bullying programme for schools

This article describes the KiVa anti-bullying programme for schools, and outlines evidence for its effectiveness and the research currently underway in the UK. Research has demonstrated that the...

Supporting autistic people to transition into university life

In this article, Birmingham City University's Dawn Loizou and Kate Waugh discuss their Summer School for autistic students, which has been designed to help make a positive transition to life at...

South Devon College - good practice example of transition working

In this article, Libby Richards of South Devon College tells us about their specialist autism unit called The Lodge and their approach and experience of transition. Download a PDF version of this ...

PAWS for thought: Can pet dogs help families with a child with autism?

In this article Dr Corri Waitt, research coordinator at Dogs for the Disabled summarises her work in the Parents Autism Workshops & Support (PAWS) research programme. PAWS for thought: Can pet...

Autism in Practice

All Network Autism members receive our quarterly e-newsletter, Autism in Practice, written by Phil Evans, journalist and autism speaker. Each uniquely themed newsletter contains four comprehensive...

Busy Bees:an early intervention model

This article describes a multiagency intervention for very young children with a diagnosis of autism.  The aim of Busy bees is to create a 'one stop shop' where parents can meet other parents in the...

People with Asperger syndrome and employment

This project was carried out by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities and NAS Prospects team and explored supporting adults with Aspergers syndrome in employment. Following funding...

The use of virtual worlds in classroom for children on the autism spectrum

This presentation describes a project that has recently taken place in a UK school.  The project involved the development and integration of a virtual world in a school for children on the autism...
Chris Mitchell, Team Manager for the Nottingham Adults with Asperger's Team talks about making personal budgets work for people with autism in transition. The difficulties of people with autism with...

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