Ann's Autism Blog
Thursday, 3 February 2022
Transforming our understanding of autistic people - Perception of Pain & Distress in Others
In February 2022, a new publication was released for Criminal Justice teams, in the UK. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/governmen...
Tuesday, 30 November 2021
Useful New Autism Info for Care Settings
This is a list of useful research papers and Commissioned documents that have changed how we think about autistic people, and how we respo...
Saturday, 20 November 2021
Strengths-Based Approaches for Autistic Individuals
For many years, people assumed quality of life for autistic people only happened when we were 'normalised' from an early age. Thi...
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
What is autism? A modern understanding for 2021
What is autism? We get asked this a lot. There's been quite a battle going on. I will generalise: Group one ... fans of two men who tho...
Saturday, 25 September 2021
Autism is not a look or a behaviour. About enforcing 'Masking'.
In the press, news that a team have found a way to give fewer diagnoses to autistic children. "Autism therapy aimed at infants may re...
Thursday, 2 September 2021
Autistic people and phone calls
There's a lot of misunderstanding about autistic people, and phone calls. Many autistic people are not always able to speak, or may no...
Monday, 23 August 2021
The new ABA textbook, and why there are serious concerns
For many years, funders and parents have been informed that there is only one approach that works, for autistic people. Applied Behaviour A...
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