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DEBATE HELD ON AUTISM DIAGNOSIS!

Posted by: guest user — last comment almost 2 years ago (1 comment)

Hi,
 
      It was asking for people to lobby thier mp for a debate to be heard.  It worked as mp Bambos Charalambos (Enfield,Southgate,labour) was granted permission for the debate to be heard. It was nice to see cross party support for a...

Autism and Christmas - Resources to help you prepare

Posted by: Felicity — last comment almost 2 years ago (8 comments)

Tips for an autism friendly holiday season, click here to read

Autism tips from autistic individuals

Posted by: manarm — last comment almost 2 years ago (29 comments)

We would like to compile a list of autism tips provided to us by individuals on the autistic spectrum. Please add to this discussion thread. We hope to collect 200 tips for 2017. If the tip is from a child please let us know if you are providing...

doing a show in London in November "You Don't Look Autistic"

Posted by: guest user — last comment about 2 years ago (1 comment)

Hello everyone,
 
 On Monday, November 27th I will be doing my stand-up comedy show "You Don't Look Autistic" at Etcetera Theatre in Camden. It's all about my journey with Autism, how stand-up comedy has been for me, university,...

Living in the past!!!

Posted by: guest user — about 2 years ago (0 comments)

Hi,
 
      I was looking through my old middle school yearbooks and keep wondering what might have been if I changed things. I know neurotypical people sometimes do this, but can an atypical obsess about the past more than a...

DEBATE HELD ON AUTISM

Posted by: guest user — about 2 years ago (0 comments)

Hi all,
 
 just wondered if anyone here was aware of the debate held in Westminster hall.
 
 It was held on Wednesday 13th 2017 at 09:30 and finished at 10:58.
 
 I contacted my local mp after seeing a NAS banner on...

DEBATE HELD ON AUTISM DIAGNOSIS

Posted by: guest user — about 2 years ago (0 comments)

Hi all,
 
 just wondered if anyone here was aware of the debate held in Westminster hall.
 
 It was held on Wednesday 13th 2017 at 09:30 and finished at 10:58.
 
 I contacted my local mp after seeing a NAS banner on...

urgent help

Posted by: guest user — last comment about 2 years ago (2 comments)


 please can anyone advise, I'm desperate and can't believe I'm publicly saying this. My son is 24 ADHD with Asperger since 5yrs, his mental health is at it's all time low, he has self harmed since the age of 7 and now I'm worried for that...

Autism tips for families and professionals

Posted by: manarm — last comment about 3 years ago (1 comment)

Here are 200 autism tips from Geoff Evans, Autism Consultant and Trainer 200 Autism Tips. Have you got your own favourite tip?

advice urgently needed!

Posted by: Dawn123 — last comment over 3 years ago (2 comments)

Hi, I am really worried about my brothers health and wondered if anyone could give me any advice? My brother is 20 and over the past few years became very reclusive to the point where he only leaves his room to use the toilet or get food. He...

Neurodiversity and the criminal justice system

Posted by: manarm — last comment over 3 years ago (1 comment)

An interview with Dr William Packard Neurodiversity and the criminal justice system

Diagnosis

Posted by: SueLaughlin — last comment over 3 years ago (5 comments)

Hi, a friend of mine suggested that I register with you.  I am 53 years old and having trouble with work so he has suggested that I get a diagnosis.  I would rather go privateely as I am not confident going through my GP, although he is very...

Cough / Throat Clearing

Posted by: Stokesy-UK — last comment almost 4 years ago (1 comment)

My 15yo son is severely autistic and has global development delay. For around two years now he has developed a habit which comes and goes whereby (at its worst) he can cough or clear his throat up to 15-20 times a minute, becoming very agitated...

Help : 13 year Son is disrupting the family so much and we need help.. urgently.

Posted by: Apollo — last comment almost 4 years ago (2 comments)

Hi, we are a family of 4 (mum, dad, son and daughter) and my eldest son is 13 and has autism, he is since statemented at school for 10 hours/week but since starting at secondary school his behaviour has become almost unbearable.... he now...

Advice please!

Posted by: Gillgiles — last comment about 4 years ago (1 comment)

I have a 5 year old boy with autism and adhd who is obsessed with bins, at his school there are two recycling bins at the entrance but the bins are overflowing and my son is biting himself, pulling out his hair and slapping his face as he cannot...

Airports and autism

Posted by: Felicity — last comment about 4 years ago (1 comment)

Here is a blog post discussing the need for UK airports (although international awareness would be good too) to improve their assistance for those with autism..

Autism come high functioning and mental health problems

Posted by: Angela-mom — last comment about 4 years ago (1 comment)

My son as had autism all his life, he is twenty one and finished his college.. Now after two years of being at home he as again developed a behaviour pattern, not going out , does not want to engage in any activities.. Getting angry with people...

Aspergers teenager, with additional social anxiety disorder and OCD

Posted by: Ellie2013 — last comment over 4 years ago (1 comment)

Hi there. My son is 18 and only got a diagnosis at 17 despite being in and out of the CAMHS service since the age of 3 1/2. By the time we finally got the diagnosis he was suffering from severe anxiety, had not been able to attend school for...

Where can I get a break.

Posted by: Sfw66 — last comment over 4 years ago (1 comment)

I've got to the point where I need some help. I'm the only NT in the house and have no support at all. My 11 year old daughter has high functioning Autism. My 25 year old son has Aspergers and so does my Husband (not my sons father). Even...

Mood and Emotions

Posted by: weebo — last comment over 4 years ago (3 comments)

i am a 34 year old female and i have aspergers syndrome and i and anxierty i am having a very hard time with my mood and i am finding it hard to focse and stamalise my mood i am up one minite and down the next and i need some help i am going for...