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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...

Interview with Simon Humphreys: autism and good practice in design

Simon Humphreys has been in private practice for over 21 years specialising in autism environments. As an architect he has designed many buildings for autistic adults and children, including...

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...

Preparing for Christmas: autism resources

The Christmas period, with lots of change, social interaction, expectations and demands to negotiate, can be a very exciting but often stressful time of the year for many autistic people. We have put...

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...

In conversation with Donna Williams

World renowned autistic author, musician and autism consultant, Donna Williams, recently took part in the first of our series of four webchats with leading autism experts from around the world. In...

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....

Storify of Q&A with Sarah Hendrickx

In the first of our series of 12 new education and autism Twitter Q&A's sponsored by Axcis Education we were delighted to have as our expert panellist, Sarah Hendrickx, independent autism trainer...

Preparing for the summer holidays

The summer holiday can be a difficult time for autistic people and their families. Whether going away for some of the summer or staying at home, the change in routine can be a challenge. Here we have...

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