Category Archives: Resources

New free best practice guides for supporting students with autism in HE

There are some new best practice guides available for supporting students with autism in higher education http://www.autism-uni.org/bestpractice/ Advertisements

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Julia Halpin: Book Review: Silberman, S. (2015) Neurotribes: The legacy of autism and how to think smarter about people who think differently.

Dr. Julia Halpin an ex Autism Centre student whose doctoral thesis was entitled ‘The Role of the Nurse in Preschool Autism Assessment’ reviews here one of the most talked about autism books in recent years. Silberman, S. (2015) Neurotribes: The legacy … Continue reading

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The Real Experts: Readings for Parents of Autistic Children

I have been hearing good things about this new book. It is a collection of advice for parents of children with autism from adults who also identify with the label. I have just ordered my copy. https://www.waterstones.com/book/the-real-experts/michelle-sutton/9780986183560    

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TV Programme – Autism:Challenging Behaviour

On Tuesday 5th Nov at 9pm on BBC4 there is a programme that reviews applied behaviour analysis in relation to autism. It looks very interesting and is called Autism: Challenging Behaviour.

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Asexuality awareness group

Asexuality awareness group Asexuality in this context, usually means those who are not sexually attracted to others. We are constantly bombarded about cosy couples and those relationships, with an assumption that anyone can share this. Some people may go through … Continue reading

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Website for travelling with a child with autism

http://www.autismglobetrotting.com – this is a non profit website designed to encourage families of children with autism to explore the world. Lots of useful tips

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Elastic Laces : useful tip

The Special Needs Jungle has a good idea for those of you struggling with conventional shoe laces: elastic laces.

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