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 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 …

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 …

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 …

Autism/ASD The limitations of online tests and online assessments for autism

21 Nov 2022

The limitations of online tests and online assessments for autism

People are increasingly searching for terms like ‘online test’ and ‘online assessment’ when looking for a diagnostic assessment service. An online ‘test’ is completely different …

Autism/ASD Fixations in Autism

21 Nov 2022

Fixations in Autism

In the next blog of our series detailing some of the symptoms of autism, of which there are many, we look at another common characteristic …

Adult Autism Getting an autism diagnosis – for the first time in my life, I felt like someone was listening.

20 Nov 2022

Getting an autism diagnosis – for the first time in my life, I felt like someone was listening.

Personal Testimony For the first time in my life, I felt like someone was listening. I felt heard, understood, and like I actually mattered. This …