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Friday 3rd April – Update

We welcome new referrals.   Our current waiting times are between 4-8 weeks. We realise it is difficult to talk to GPs at the moment, but we can accept email referrals from them.   Of course if you are accessing

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Wednesday 2nd April – Update

We are working closely with our NHS colleagues who have contracts with us for which we are grateful.   We have also been in contact with our colleagues at the National Autistic Society.   We met some amazing families today

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Wednesday 1st April – Update

We hope you all enjoyed yesterday’s Monthly round up.   We have been busy again today and even busier tomorrow.   To help people who are using Skype for the first time Renwick is writing up how to do this

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Axia Expands Again

Exciting news – Axia is expanding!   Our brilliant team has some new additions. Well, in Elliot and Reece case not new, but in recognition of the importance of their work they have become employees.   We also welcome Anna

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Adapting to the Changes at Axia

Thank you to everyone for today. It is truly appreciated.   Linda is developing her skills and is starting to become proficient in Googlehang outs, Skype etc. proving you are never too old to learn.   Calvin and Renwick offered

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Face to Face Appointments at Axia

We had another successful day today offering both Skype and face to face appointments.   If you wish to have a face to face appointment we thought it might be helpful for you to see the scale of the physical

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Open Room Temporarily Suspended

We are suspending our Axia Open Room for a while, but hope to announce today an alternative way/ways of connecting with us. Thanks everyone Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Director of Axia ASD Ltd. Share This Post:

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Scheduled appointments as usual

Looking forward to everyone attending their appointments on Monday unless you have been advised not to travel Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Director of Axia ASD Ltd. Share This Post:

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Notice – April PDSG Cancelled

Given that only 5 people are being allowed at many weddings, and that includes the person marrying the couple and two witnesses, we thought Axia should offer an alternative to 50 of us gathering at The Lifestyle centre in Crewe,

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Appointments with Axia

Just to reassure people who have appointments booked with us: We are an essential service providing services to the NHS We look forward to meeting you at your allotted appointment time unless you have been told not to travel.  

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Message About Appointments Today

Good morning to everyone who will be attending Axia for their appointment today. Many people describe their visit to Axia as life changing, and as such we view attendance as essential, unless of course you have been told not to

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What People Think They Know About Autism Bears Little Relation To Their Actual Knowledge

by Dan Carney for The British Psychological Society’s Research Digest One of the most well-known psychological biases is the Dunning-Kruger effect: the tendency for individuals less skilled or knowledgeable in a particular area to overestimate their own performance. Now, a

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This Is What It’s Like For Me Using London Transport – Londonist

“I’m Autistic. This Is What It’s Like For Me Using London Transport” By Lauren Malina-Goldsmith When you look at me, you would not have a clue that I am autistic. I am 21 and a university student. For the most

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Calvin at NAS giving his presentation

Here are some photos taken today of Calvin as he gave his presentation. Please click on an image below to enlarge it. Share This Post:

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Portrayals of autism in the media

Cal’s presentation at the NAS Professionals Conference is tomorrow, so we’re sharing a couple of pictures from today along with the details from their brochure. Click on the images to enlarge. Portrayals of autism in the media Summary Calvin view’s

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NHS England Learning disability and autism update

Here is the latest email update for the NHS England Learning Disability and Autism Forum. It tells you about ways you can get involved in our work. We write this update in plain English and we tell you about more

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Health Secretary faces legal challenge – LDT

Health Secretary may face High Court challenge over alleged human rights breaches Matt Hancock receives pre-action letter from Equality and Human Rights Commission after “consistently failing patients with learning disabilities and autism”. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has

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Are autism and ADHD symptoms of the same condition? – MHT

[Editor’s note: Whilst ADHD and Autistic Spectrum Disorder are included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition (DSM-5), their status as mental health conditions is disputed.] Studies have revealed symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

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