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Autism in Australia: Tania Marshall

As part of our 'autism around the world' series, Tania Marshall discusses autism awareness in Australia in this exclusive article. Tania is a psychologist and author and her first book, “I Am...

Involving African families in the education of their autistic children

Olatokunbo Bankole, Special Educational Needs Advisor for Autism PIN, explores how to support African and BME families with autistic children in the education system, highlighting a need to be aware...

Meeting the educational needs of pupils with PDA

In this article Ruth Fidler, an Education Consultant and author specialising in pathological demand avoidance (PDA) and complex autism, explores some of the difficulties facing pupils with PDA, and...

Autism, art and the classroom

In this article, specialist SEN teacher Claire Tottle discusses her experiences of teaching art to autistic children. Claire shares her ideas for art lessons and gives some practical advice on...

Jon Adams on autism, diagnosis and creativity

In this article, Jon Adams, autistic freelance artist and Artist in Residence/Research Fellow at the University of Portsmouth, discusses the difficulties he faced pre-diagnosis, and how autism has...

Top 5 autism tips for professionals: improving educational provision for autistic pupils

Dr Yo Dunn, an autistic Consultant and Trainer from Consult Yo Ltd, gives us her top 5 tips on improving education provision for autistic pupils. Download a PDF version of this article Top 5 tips...

Webchat with Professor Tony Attwood

We were extremely pleased to recently host the second in our series of 4 webchats with leading autism experts from around the world thanks to the generous support of our sponsors Axcis Education. In...

Interview with Michael Kennedy: autism and the Mental Health Act

In this interview Michael Kennedy discusses autism and the Mental Health Act (England and Wales), including recent revisions to the code of practice and how these may affect autistic people. Michael...

Top 5 autism tips for professionals: transitioning from education to employment

In this article Graham Quinn, Executive Principal of the New Bridge Group, gives his top 5 tips on supporting young people in the transition from education and employment. Download a PDF of this...

Read our webchat with Donna Williams

We are very pleased to announce that we will be hosting another series of 4 webchats with leading autism experts from around the world thanks to the generous support of our sponsors Axcis Education....

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