Ann's Autism Blog
Saturday, 4 February 2023
Who Are Autism Conferences For?
In a recent autism news article, an academic is reported to have said that autism researchers at a conference were very relieved that few ...
Saturday, 28 January 2023
On love, in the face of fear
In recent days, the autistic communities have sat in shock or bemusement at an article which was written about some of us. Me included. ...
Sunday, 22 January 2023
Ethics and Autism: Rights and Responsibilities within Applied Behaviour Analysis - Research by Ann Memmott PgC MA
Ethics and Autism: Rights and Responsibilities within Applied Behaviour Analysis. Ann Memmott, 2022. My name is Ann Memmott, and I am a...
Friday, 28 October 2022
I am not a fan of creating a "Profound Autism" category. Here's why.
Fairly regularly, we get a few well-connected parents demanding that their autistic child be given a 'profound autism' label. The...
Tuesday, 14 June 2022
Research that dishonours and harms autistic people
This week, thousands of autistic people witnessed a research team describing us as risks, as deficits, as disordered. Parents of our lov...
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...
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