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The potential of AI for mental health services – MHT

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How I improved my mental health with creativity – MHT

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Connected by Autism – An online conference from JKP

Connected by Autism is the first online conference from Jessica Kingsley Publishers From 22-27th March 2021, over six days of presentations and conversations, we hope to create an accessible conference space for learning, understanding and celebration. With each day based

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“Best Things”: Parents Describe Their Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Over Time

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders ORIGINAL PAPER “Best Things”: Parents Describe Their Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Over Time Katherine T. Cost1 · Anat Zaidman‐Zait2 · Pat Mirenda3 · Eric Duku4 · Lonnie Zwaigenbaum5 · Isabel M. Smith6

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The law on mental health is changing – NAS

You helped us change the law This week, we had some good news and we wanted to share it with you. For years, we have been campaigning to change the law on mental health in England and Wales. At the

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Success for Peterborough man with autism who found his first job in 2020 – Peterborough Telegraph

A man from Peterborough who has autism has achieved his goal of finding his first job in 2020 after help from the DWP’s Work Coaches. Leon Stephenson, 27, developed the skills he needed to land his first job as a

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MHT Interview: Talking about men’s mental health and suicide

Insights Covid workplace insecurity is the leading cause of stress, finds report The politics of mental health in a pandemic The value of role models to good mental health Premium content Explore mental health beyond today through a subscription to

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Mental Health Today Update – December 2020

Insights Taking two steps back: It is all too easy to live our lives in automation. By taking a step back, we can be more mindful and defuse problematic emotions Premium content Explore mental health beyond today through a subscription

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Autism in the workplace – NAS

Did you know that only 32% of working age autistic people are employed? And many are working in roles that do not make the most of their skills. In the latest Your Autism magazine, Dame Stephanie Shirley CH, an IT

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December “Virtual PDSG” Invitation

Axia ASD started our PDSGs over 5 years ago as a support group specifically for adults who had been diagnosed by Axia. Over recent months, we have been recording the presentations which would have been given at our regular Post-Diagnostic

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LDT London 2020 virtual sessions announced

We are so pleased to announce some of the virtual sessions for Learning Disability Today London 2020.   As always, we have an expert line up of speakers and broad range of topics.Please see below to find out more about

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Textbook makes autistic people ‘sound like toddlers’ – BBC News

A publisher has said it will conduct an “immediate review” into an A Level textbook accused of being “deeply offensive to autistic people”. Pearson’s A Level Psychology Revision Guide says children who have “tantrums” due to routine changes may be

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Read tips on managing unexpected change – NAS

We hope you’ve been staying safe over the last few months and found some of the information on our website useful. Just in case you haven’t seen yet, the new edition of Your Autism – our quarterly members’ magazine –

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An Invitation to The Autism Show – NAS

The Autism Show 2020: Webinar Week 12 – 17 October 2020 We would like to invite you to The Autism Show: Webinar Week, which takes place in two weeks’ time on the 12th to 17th October. This year The Autism

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Covid-19:Study address declining students mental health – MHT

Charities advise Government on tackling declining student mental wellbeing A new charity wide report has found that young people’s mental wellbeing has declined during the Covid-era and has called on the Government to act. Covid-19 uncertainty has presented unique challenges

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Dara McAnulty becomes youngest ever finalist for Baillie Gifford prize – The Guardian

Diary of a Young Naturalist, the 16-year-old’s debut, joins 12 other books in contention for prestigious £50,000 nonfiction award Dara McAnulty, author of Diary of a Young Naturalist. Natural talent … Dara McAnulty, author of Diary of a Young Naturalist.

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Take action against coronavirus impact – NAS

Sign our letter to Rishi Sunak Everyone’s lives have been upended by coronavirus. But today, we’re releasing our new report, Left Stranded, that shows that the impact of coronavirus has hit the autistic community worse than most. This isn’t fair

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MHT – Rural poverty

Rural poverty: Without public transport or digital connection, mental healthcare excludes children More support is needed for young people’s mental health in coastal and rural areas, a Centre for Mental Health report shows. Children living in remote rural and coastal

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