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More Concerns Over Spectrum 10K Research

Luke has shared some links with us to other autistic people who are raising concerns over the recently announced “Spectrum 10K” research. Share This Post:

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Pure Imagination (arrangement) by Helen Marshall – Dracapalley

Thank you to Helen Marshall, for sharing one of her videos with us for inclusion in our Guest Content. Dream Guest IT Consultant Share This Post:

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June PDSG – Notes from Flo

Hi everyone! Thank you so much for having me to talk with you all last week – it was really lovely to chat with you. Thank you also for your wonderful questions (some of which I know I didn’t answer

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Axia Digital Story Project – A Swiss Story

My life condensed in under 7 min – Axia Digital Story Project This is such a great Idea and I got inspired to work on my own.   This is a lot of fun putting it together. Just finished mine.

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Autism and the Double Empathy Problem

Autism and the double empathy problem: Implications for development and mental health Abstract This article proposes a link between autistic people being misperceived by the neurotypical majority and their being at risk of poor mental health and well‐being. We present

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Mortal Shell – Game Review

Mortal Shell No doubt we’re all eagerly awaiting the release of the Demon’s Souls remake, which is being released as a launch title for the PS5 on the 19th November 2020 (12th November in America and Japan), as well as

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Hades – Game Review

HADES This is my first ever game review please be kind – Elliot Hades is the newest game from indie game developers Supergiant Games, known for creating the critically acclaimed Bastion and Transistor. The game was first revealed at the

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How Can I Remember All That? – Book Review

Book Review of   “How Can I Remember All That?” by Dr. Tracy Packiam Alloway, illustrated by David O’Connell Publishers: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Dr Tracy Packiam Alloway is an award-winning psychologist, professor, author and TEDx speaker. She navigates through over

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Chris Packham: Aspergers and me – BBC iPlayer

This was a guest submission from Lee. It was first shown in 2017 but was rebroadcast last night and is available on the BBC iPlayer for the next 29 days. For most of his life, broadcaster and naturalist Chris Packham

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Travelling with Autism on BBC iPlayer

This article was a Guest Submission from Lee. This week’s Travel Show comes from the USA, where we follow the Ellis family and their two severely autistic twins as they take their first-ever holiday together, to a theme park designed

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My autistic big brother and me on BBC iPlayer

This article was a Guest Submission from Lee. Documentary telling the story of Mikey Kay’s autistic 47-year-old brother Spencer, who finds his peace in epic walks across the majestic, rugged Welsh terrain. For Spencer, everyday tasks can be a huge

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Asperger’s Children – Review

Book Review of   “Asperger’s Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna” By Edith Sheffer Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. (2018) I would like to warn people here that this is not at all a ‘feel good’

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It has been a very long wait but FINALLY we have the HD footage of the performance from 1st gen. This is the most amazing show that we have done so far and things can only get better! Share This

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The firm whose staff are all autistic – BBC News

We recently received this article from Lee through our Guest Submission section. The firm whose staff are all autistic By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter 2 January 2019 Peter, Evan and Brian work at a small technology firm based by the

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The Girl with the Curly Hair

Following our recent Post-Diagnostic Support Group we received an email from a participant who wished to share the following: The Girl with the Curly Hair Hi   Just to say, I am really enjoying being being part of the Axia

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Thinking Differently about Difference – Radio 4

Thinking Differently about Difference Four Thought Maura Campbell asks us to think differently about difference, she argues now is the time to retire the village ‘idiot’ and think about the language around learning disabilities. For example; the stereotypes of people

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The Value of “Gaming”

Gaming can make a better world. Jane McGonigal TED2010 Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world

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I’ve always felt like an alien. Now I know why.

I’ve always felt like an alien. Now I know why. BBC Radio 4 After years of feeling like an alien, a listener on being diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at the age of 50. Share This Post:

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