Monthly Archives: March 2011

Guardian newspaper article about horrendous electric shock practices

It is so hard to believe that such practices could still be happening in the US but some of you may want to read about a school that openly adminsters electric shocks to children to manage their behaviour:  http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/mar/12/electric-shock-school-matthew-israel  Personally, I … Continue reading

Posted in Media | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Autism Event The Showroom Sheffield 4th April

Please note that this event is not hosted by The Autism Centre. Monday, 04 April 2011 at 19:00 in the bar of The Showroom ‘Autism: epidemic disease, psychosocial disorder or post-modern condition?’  Dr Michael Fitzpatrick, Barton House Health Centre, London … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Autistic Intelligence

Check out http://www.autisticintelligence.org – there is a section for conferences with one coming up in Devon with Tony Attwood and Wendy Lawson (amongst others) and plans for one in Cambridge where Luke Beardon will be presenting.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Council for Disabled Children comment on SEN and Disability Green Paper

  Council for Disabled Children (CDC) welcomes the opportunity to secure better coordination of services for disabled children CDC today welcomes the government’s continuing commitment to the lives of disabled children and children with special educational needs. The newly published … Continue reading

Posted in Policy and Legislation | Leave a comment

Jayne Dore on Radio Sheffield tomorrow (thurs)

Listen out for Jayne Dore tomorrow on Radio Sheffield. Jayne will be interviewed at about 10.00-10.20am about herself and Asperger Syndrome

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment