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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...

Anxiety and autism in the classroom

In this article, autism specialist and autistic adult Sarah Hendrickx discusses the topic of anxiety and autism in education. Sarah suggests instead of seeing anxiety as a separate and distinct issue...

Interview with Gina Davies: Walking and talking autism

Gina Davies is a specialist Speech and Language Therapist who has developed practical intervention strategies for parents and professionals working with autistic children. Last year, Gina undertook a...

Safeguarding autistic children conference

Watch filmed presentations from the National Autistic Society's safeguarding children conference from 2015. The conference featured a number of leading professionals in the field who spoke of the...

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