Ann's Autism Blog
Monday, 13 May 2019
Autistic People. So, new Research. Different social skills, not broken ones.
For decades, autistic people have been told that our way of socialising and co-operating is a broken version of the 'real thing'...
Sunday, 5 May 2019
Primary School Age Child - Might They Be Autistic?
Some professionals and parents have been given autism 'checklists' that are 20 years out of date. Not at all useful when trying ...
Friday, 19 April 2019
Autistic children - Are we helping them after trauma? PTSD. cPTSD.
"Currently, there is no evidence based practice for the treatment of trauma [for autistic individuals]". Those are words from...
Monday, 1 April 2019
Autism, Age, Wisdom
In an online poll this week, autistic people were asked whether others mistook their age. Perhaps thinking they were older than they act...
Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Autism Acceptance, not Tragedy
April is a time of Autism Acceptance. That doesn't sound too controversial, does it. But, it is. There's people who say to me, &q...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Autism: The Perils of Some Online Training
Not much time? A problem to trek to a distant training course? It becomes tempting to look for online training. Training on autism...
Thursday, 28 February 2019
Driving Whilst Autistic - The Research
Updated 5 March 2019 Here in the UK, we have been having an interesting set of discussions with the Government driving authority, the DVL...
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