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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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Improving mental health support for autistic people

Dr Conor Davidson is Consultant Psychiatrist and Autism Clinical Lead at Tees Esk and Wear Valley Foundation Trust. Conor and his colleagues discuss how they set out to improve mental health support...

Forced marriage

Luthfa Khan, Project Lead at Respond, discusses the work they do with people with learning disabilities who may be at risk of being pressured or forced into marriage. Luthfa includes a case study of...

Autism and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

Dr Joshua Muggleton is a Clinical Psychologist who received a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome in his mid-teens. Here Joshua discusses how he adapts cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) when working...

Autism and mental health

Ella Tabb, a blogger, YouTuber and autism speaker, discusses her mental health difficulties prior to her autism diagnoses in her 30s. She explores how unmasking and strategies such as mindfulness...

Building capacity: an online resource

Middletown Centre for Autism, partners of Network Autism, have developed an online resource offering information and advice on supporting autistic children and young people to lead independent lives...

Supporting parents of autistic children in remote areas

Clare Brogan, Autism Advisor at Scottish Autism, discusses their Get Set 4 Autism project which offers post-diagnostic support to parents of children living in Argyll and Bute, many of whom are in...

Supporting autistic people in North Yorkshire

Melanie Trotter is the Autism Strategic and Development Officer for North Yorkshire Council. Here she discusses the council’s journey to achieving Autism Accreditation for all its adult support...

Interactive video tours for autistic people

Adam Barrett, Director of Access Social Ltd, discusses iROAM, a service which provides interactive video tours of buildings to improve accessibility for autistic people. Adam explains where the idea...

Developing independence and self-confidence in autistic adults

Timothy Glen, Lead Manager of Adult Autism Services for the National Autistic Society Northern Ireland, discusses their service for autistic adults which aims to promote independence, build self-...

The Rainbow Project: supporting autistic pre-school children

Amanda Haydock discusses The Rainbow Project, a specialist, supportive environment for pre-school autistic children. She explains why she set the project up and outlines the approaches they use to...

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