Autism/ASD The History of Autism
history of autism

07 May 2024

The History of Autism

The word autism was first used medically by Swiss psychiatrist Paul Eugen Bleuler in the early 20th Century. However, the meaning of the word has …

Adult Autism Types of Autism Explained

11 Apr 2024

Types of Autism Explained

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is defined by a range of symptoms and degree of needs. All individuals with ASD will share autistic traits, such as …

Adult Autism Eye contact in adults with autism
eye contact in adults

05 Feb 2024

Eye contact in adults with autism

Autism spectrum disorder or ASD is defined by several different traits, such as difficulty in social situations, special interests and sensory processing differences. While autism …

Autism/ASD Are there early signs of Autism in babies?
are there early signs of autism in babies

11 Jan 2024

Are there early signs of Autism in babies?

Yes, some children show signs of autism, even as babies. As a parent, you’ll gain first-hand insight into your child’s development as they build new …

ADHD How to tell your child about their ADHD or autism diagnosis

30 Nov 2023

How to tell your child about their ADHD or autism diagnosis

Telling your child about a diagnosis for autism or ADHD can be challenging for parents, as well as extended family members. Explaining the diagnosis to …

Autism/ASD The overlap between ASD and ADHD difficulties

16 Nov 2023

The overlap between ASD and ADHD difficulties

Autism and ADHD are neurodevelopmental conditions, which are present from birth. People with Autism and ADHD develop differently from neurotypical people, which can impact their …

Adult Autism What is autistic burnout?

30 Oct 2023

What is autistic burnout?

Burnout is something that every person will experience at some point in their life. You may find activities or work that you used to love …

Autism/ASD Myths and misconceptions about masking in autism

24 Oct 2023

Myths and misconceptions about masking in autism

Autistic people find themselves having to regularly mask their behaviours to fit in with society.  Navigating everyday situations can be challenging, leading to you or …

ADHD Famous people with ASD and ADHD

20 Oct 2023

Famous people with ASD and ADHD

As autism and ADHD awareness continues to increase, more famous people have opened up about being neurodivergent. Well-known faces across the world of sport, business, …

Autism/ASD How to support parents who have a child with autism

02 Oct 2023

How to support parents who have a child with autism

Supporting a child with autism can be stressful, not just for the parents, but fellow family members and friends. According to the National Autistic Society, …

Adult Autism The benefits of speech and language therapy for autistic people

22 Sep 2023

The benefits of speech and language therapy for autistic people

Speech and language can be useful in helping autistic people overcome challenges with swallowing, eating and communication. Every autistic person will have their own individual …

Adult Autism Why do autism symptoms in adults go unnoticed?

13 Sep 2023

Why do autism symptoms in adults go unnoticed?

Autism can be easily misdiagnosed or undetected among adults, particularly if they mask or don’t display typical traits associated with the condition. Someone who is …