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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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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...
This conference presentation was taken from the National Autistic Society's conference on Sensory Integration and Autism in November 2011. Helen Pearce and Ros Urwin talk about an autism and sensory...
The NAS EarlyBird and EarlyBird Plus Programmes are 3 month parenting programmes for families with a young child with a diagnosis of ASD. EarlyBird was developed in 1998 for families with a pre-...
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...

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