Our live webinar with Colin Foley, National Training Director for the ADHD Foundation, will offer advice and support to parents and carers around ADHD and its impact on girls and young women. For all the details and to register your place, click here https://bit.ly/3DXRKsu
We want your help shaping how we mark World #AutismAwarenessWeek next year, including what we should call it. Please share your views in our survey: https://bit.ly/3lrM9SV
A piece I wrote about having to spend half my life savings getting my son into a suitable secondary school, which I would love @nadhimzahawi to read. @letuslearntoo https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/my-battle-to-get-my-autistic-son-into-a-suitable-school-pd6zqz772
This is shocking & should never have happened. As the boy's family says, police officers should receive mandatory training in autism to understand & better support autistic people. We’re calling on Govt to make it happen.
Trigger warning: video shows an assault in first 16 secs https://twitter.com/Channel4News/status/1435300901028306956
We’re looking forward to hosting a live webinar for SENCOs and other teaching professionals focusing on practical advice for working positively with parents and carers. To find out more details and to register, click here https://bit.ly/3gDUUrh #supportingthesenco
Tim Nicholls, Head of Policy at the National Autistic Society said: "This is a significant increase in funding for social care, which we, autistic people and families have long been calling for." (1/5) https://twitter.com/BBCNews/status/1435224799924695040
Boris Johnson outlines health and social care levy to pay for reforms https://bit.ly/3BOdCop
We're delighted to share that the new Impact Factor for Autism is 5.689! 🌟
Thank you to our authors for entrusting us with your research, to our reviewers and editors for all your hard work, and to our readers.
Alexithymia is the personality trait of difficulty making sense of ones own emotional states or describing them to others 😶
How does this trait relate to #autism?
#AutismResearch via @Spectrum
We are addressing some of the concerns about Spectrum 10K. It aims to understand the genetics of autism and co-occurring health conditions like epilepsy & gastrointestinal pain. This can help identify treatments for these co-occurring conditions. And Spectrum 10K is anti-eugenics https://twitter.com/Spectrum_10K/status/1434263634151149568
Please read our statement addressing some of the concerns about Spectrum 10K
It’s not parenting a child with additional needs that’s a problem. It’s the ignorant people and fights for rights that cause the problems
Delighted that our website issues have now been fixed and the first 1000 autistic people have signed up. Please help Spectrum 10K reach its target of 10,000 autistic people taking part. We are anti-eugenics. Register at http://www.spectrum10K.org Thank you https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/10000-autistic-people-to-take-part-in-the-uks-largest-study-of-autism
I’m not able to prepare my child for the world. So I’m here to prepare the world for my child. My BBC News interview is 24/08/21; The time is between 15:55 and 18:35
Ready for back to school activities? Check out https://www.kensingtonmums.co.uk/back-to-school-scoop-2021/ @lhouseofscience @Stagecoach_Kens @PetraEFdtn @TippyToesBallet @swimmingnature and much more #backtoschool @Inspiring_TUK
The @Spectrum10K study launches today to accelerate the understanding of autistic people's wellbeing.
Led by researchers at @ARC_Cambridge, the study is recruiting autistic individuals and their relatives living in the UK: https://bit.ly/3Dbtxi6
@sangerinstitute @UCLA #autism