Drowning Prevention Week starts today, go to @RLSSUK for lots of advice and downloadable guides… with British beaches set to be busier than ever this summer we need to be alert and prepared as much as we can 🌈❤️
The phenomenal award-winning documentary The @ReasonIJumpFilm, directed by Jerry Rothwell, is now out in UK cinemas! Book your tickets, here: https://bit.ly/3wC1Aw4
Thank you @Saba_Salman for an enjoyable conversation in the @BritishAcademy_ We talked about how @GretaThunberg and @ChrisGPackham are autistic, their mental health struggles, and how people with learning disabilities suffered discrimination during covid https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/events/the-british-academy-summer-showcase/leaders-shape-simon-baron-cohen/
What a unique and innovative research project! It aims to chart human brain growth across the lifespan by combining as many brain scans as possible internationally - now up to 120,000 and rising. Well done Richard for this novel and valuable idea, and for leading this consortium https://twitter.com/rai_bethlehem/status/1402964913660870657
“Brain charts for the human lifespan”! The result of 200 people putting their 🧠🧠🧠together (120,000+ of them!) to generate growth curves from mid-gestation to 100 years. http://www.brainchart.io & https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.06.08.447489v1 @jakob_seidlitz @SimonWhite83 @edbullmore @Aaron_A_B
We know that some #autistic people have special interests, but what are the benefits of these?
According to recent research, intense passions shape the brain, improve wellbeing and enhance learning 🧠
#Autism #AutismResearch via
"It is the story of one woman trying to fit into a world that has often tried to reject her and, most importantly, it's about a life of labels and the joy of ripping them off one by one." Pre-order autistic writer, @Sara_Rose_G, new book Drama Queen now https://amzn.to/3wsfYa0
Go to http://www.petrasplace.co.uk to find out about our services or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the summer trial at our nursery 🌈❤️
Just listened to Susan Boyle’s incredible version of Amazing Grace https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KhVp3tShMLg&vidve=5727&autoplay=1 and I remember when she came out as autistic https://amp.theguardian.com/music/2013/dec/08/susan-boyle-autism and later as depressed https://startsat60.com/media/entertainment/susan-boyle-opens-up-on-mental-illness-aspergers-eighth-studio-album Autistic people need better support so they can enjoy good mental health
Be an ally to our Neurodiverse community @DeloitteUK https://twitter.com/Deloitte/status/1397175645348761602
An #ally is someone who supports and advocates for the equal treatment of a community other than their own. Our latest film, ‘Stand up, speak up’ challenges people to be allies. #ImpactThatMatters
Lucy Atherton, Senior SEN Lawyer from @IPSEAcharity suggests policy changes around ECHPs including no dilution of existing rights and entitlements when the SEND review concludes, and the introduction of a robust accountability framework for local government provision #APPGonCP
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