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 …

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 …

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 …

Autism/ASD What are the best sports for a child with autism?

21 Feb 2023

What are the best sports for a child with autism?

Sports provide an excellent outlet for improving your child’s mental and physical health. For autistic children, they may find the prospect of doing sports to …

Autism/ASD Top tips for how to help a child with autism at school

30 Nov 2022

Top tips for how to help a child with autism at school

Children with autism have to deal with many challenges, which includes how they learn at school. According to the National Autistic Society, there are 700,000 …

Autism/ASD How Sensory craft can help your child…

22 Nov 2022

How Sensory craft can help your child…

Exposure to different sensory experiences can help your child with autism learn to manage sensations and interact better with the outside world.  Of course, every …

Autism/ASD Social skills training can make children happier

08 Nov 2022

Social skills training can make children happier

Lisa has just spent three days in Romsey training with Alex Kelly! Alex is one of the most well-known Speech and Language Therapists in the …

Autism/ASD Being creative in therapy with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

07 Nov 2022

Being creative in therapy with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Lisa recently had the pleasure of listening to Tony Attwood – a leading authority in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – speak about …

Autism/ASD Does my child show symptoms of autism?

04 Nov 2022

Does my child show symptoms of autism?

We’re often asked about whether a child is ‘on the autism spectrum’, so we thought we’d explore how autism can present, and whether it’s something …

Autism/ASD What gifts can I buy for an autistic child?

28 Oct 2022

What gifts can I buy for an autistic child?

As we head towards Christmas there will be Aunts and Uncles, Godmothers and Godfathers, Grandparents and more starting to look out for present ideas for …

Autism/ASD Is my child autistic?

27 Oct 2022

Is my child autistic?

The signs and symptoms of autism vary depending on age, sex and severity. A 10-year-old male with severe autism will ‘look’ different to a 14-year-old …