Adult Autism Top tips for job hunting with autism

21 Jan 2023

Top tips for job hunting with autism

Job hunting as an adult with autism can be challenging, if not impossible. From putting together a CV to job interviews and endless rejections, finding …

Autism/ASD Five activities for people with autism that you can do with them

16 Dec 2022

Five activities for people with autism that you can do with them

Planning activities for people who are on the autism spectrum can be challenging. Working around their sensory, social and communication challenges can make it difficult …

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 Autism, Anxiety and what to do about it…..

29 Nov 2022

Autism, Anxiety and what to do about it…..

Common Questions Around Anxiety Identifying the cause of anxiety…and taking steps to manage it… Dr Lisa Williams took part in the Autism West Midlands 2020 …

Adult Autism Repetitive behaviour in Autism

28 Nov 2022

Repetitive behaviour in Autism

We wanted to look at one of the characteristics of Autism (ASD) which often causes parents a lot of concern prior to diagnosis. Repetitive behaviour …

Autism/ASD Personal experiences of those with autism and the people around them…

28 Nov 2022

Personal experiences of those with autism and the people around them…

When parents or carers are trying to research Autism on the internet and find out more for themselves, it can be incredibly daunting. There is …

Autism/ASD Can Autism be cured?

28 Nov 2022

Can Autism be cured?

A question we often get asked is whether Autism is curable? The answer is simply no, it’s not. It is a lifelong condition – but …

Adult Autism Getting an autism diagnosis for my adult daughter

28 Nov 2022

Getting an autism diagnosis for my adult daughter

For the past 33 years I have worried about Lucy (please note that we have changed the name in this blog for privacy reasons). Anxious …

Autism/ASD Using a visual schedule

28 Nov 2022

Using a visual schedule

We all need structure in our life. A regular routine helps us plan each day, feel comfortable with what we are doing and keeps us …

Autism/ASD What are the symptoms of Autism?

28 Nov 2022

What are the symptoms of Autism?

When we have a question…we often Google…. But sometimes you cannot find the answer you are looking for – or maybe you are not asking …

Autism/ASD Will a private autism diagnosis be recognised?

26 Nov 2022

Will a private autism diagnosis be recognised?

Is a private autism diagnosis recognised by health or education services? It’s one of the questions that we get asked a lot when adults and …

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 …