Autism and Gender

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Gender and Autism This section explores some of the issues relating to autism and gender, including ideas about why more men and boys are diagnosed […]

Sleeping

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Autistic people of every age may need more support when it comes to looking after their health. SLEEP: Sleep disorders How do you define a […]

Communicating to Autistics

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Communication and Interaction Socializing and communicating can be challenging for many autistic people. Many really do want to make friends and form relationships but find […]

Autistic Meltdown

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Meltdowns Many autistic people will experience meltdowns. You can understand autism, the person and what to do if you see someone having a meltdown. If […]

Autistic and Change

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Preparing a person with autism for change A person with an ASD can find any kind of change difficult. Sometimes, changes that are apparently small […]

Redirect Behavior

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Challenging Behavior Some people with autism can display challenging behavior. It includes what would normally be considered physically aggressive behavior, but can also include other […]

Organize an Autistic

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Organising, Sequencing and Prioritizing an Autistic The ability to organize, sequence and prioritize helps us to plan daily activities and manage our time effectively. However, […]

Autism and Anxiety

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Anxiety in autistic adults   Autism and Anxiety is a real difficulty for many adults with autism or Asperger syndrome. It can affect a person […]

Autistic Health

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Autistic people of every age may need more support when it comes to looking after their health. Going to the doctor can be a very […]

Eye Contact and Autism

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https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-toddlers-with-autism-avoid-eye-contact/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20161221 Toddlers with autism are oblivious to the social information in the eyes, but don’t actively avoid meeting another person’s gaze, according to a new […]

Autistic Education

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“Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can- there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.” – […]

Care for Eyes

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An eye test is recommended for all children, and for adults every two years. This article provides guidance on what to expect from an eye […]

Bathroom

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Teaching your child to use the toilet correctly can be a difficult task, whether they have autism or not. But if your child has autism, […]

Autism and Sex

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Sex education and puberty Here are some ideas for talking to your child about puberty, sex, sexuality and relationships, as well as links to some […]

Visiting the Dentist

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Going to the dentist can be a very stressful experience for those on the autism spectrum and their caregivers. Here are some strategies that can […]

Legal Troubles

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Encounters with the law Being a victim or witness of a crime If you witness a crime, or are the victim of a crime, you […]

Bullies

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A bullying guide for parents Autistic children and young people can be more at risk of being bullied than their peers. However, they may not […]