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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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This master's thesis dissertation is an investigation into the ways in which the management systems and related legislation affecting registered care homes impinges on the choices service users with...

Effective screening and assessment of autistic prisoners

This case study describes the importance of an awareness of communication difficulties amongst people who are in contact with the criminal justice system. Research has shown that 60% of young...

Evaluating a supported living service in Newport for six tenants with autism and high support needs

Five case studies are described of individuals with autism and complex needs, who moved into a specially designed supported living scheme in Newport, called Ty Nant. The evaluation aims to answer the...

Supporting someone on the autism spectrum case study

Heather Kennedy is an Australian diagnosed with High Functioning Autism / Asperger’s Syndrome and works as a Disability Support Worker in residential settings. Here she describes a case study of her...

Sensory diets: Feeling just right

This case study describes the "sensory diet" that has been developed to meet thes sensory needs of students at Helen Allison School. The speech and language and occupational therapy teams at the NAS...

Researching with James

This case study sets out a good practice example of carrying out research with people on the autism spectrum. James is a 21 year old man with Asperger's syndrome, who takes part in a study exploring...

Kingwood case studies

This is a booklet of case studies describing how the charity, Kingwood, has supported individuals with autism to move into their own supported living accommodation. Some people part-own their homes...

Alan's progress in a 52 week residential school

This case study describes a young man's development since being placed at a specialist 52 week residential school for students with autism. The use of both qualitative and quantitative data has been...
This case study describes the experience of AM, a person with autism supported in a Domiciliary Care Service, who took a day trip to Paris on the EuroStar. Read about how the trip was planned, the...

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