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Top 5 autism tips for professionals: helping autistic children access tests in mainstream primary schools

Rebecca Wood is a Research Fellow in the Department of Disability, Inclusion and Special Needs at the University of Birmingham. She is Project Manager of the Transform Autism Education project. Here...

Top 5 autism tips: fostering

Lee and Jacqui are foster carers with Credo Care, an independent, not-for-profit fostering agency specialising in the care of children with disabilities, complex medical needs and learning...

Fostering autistic children

Jack Annis is the Development Co-ordinator at Credo Care, an independent, not-for-profit fostering agency specialising in the care of children with disabilities, complex medical needs and learning...

Back to school: autism resources for school staff

Returning to school, or indeed beginning school for the first time, is a time of enormous change for autistic pupils and involves new routines, environments and people.  Here we have gathered...

Gender identity disorder and autism: interview with Dr Sally Powis

Dr Sally Powis is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and has worked with autistic children and adults since 1999. In this interview she discusses the difficulties facing autistic people who have...

Autism diagnosis: interview with Dr Eric London

Dr Eric London is currently the Director of the Autism Treatment Research Laboratory at the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities. In this interview he discusses...

Transitioning to adulthood: interview with Dr Elizabeth Barrett

Dr Elizabeth Barrett is a parent and advocate for her autistic son, Dylan, for whom she was sole carer until his transition to adult residential care in July 2015. She is also a Senior Lecturer in...

Pathological demand avoidance: an interview with Ruth Fidler and Phil Christie

Ruth Fidler is an Education Consultant specialising in complex autism, Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), interactive approaches and emotional wellbeing, and Phil Christie is a Consultant Child...

Leaving secure environments: interview with Richard Curen

Richard Curen is Consultant Forensic Psychotherapist at Respond where he oversees the forensic assessment and treatment services. In this interview Richard discusses the challenges facing autistic...

Managing Money

Rachel Sloan is the Online Training Development Manager at the National Autistic Society (NAS). In this article, Rachel discusses how the NAS developed an online Managing Money module that aims to ...

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