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Strong Female Character – Review

Strong Female Character by Fern Brady Published by Octopus Books ISBN 978-1-914240-44-7 You may have heard the name Fern Brady, or may have come across her on several TV programmes. She’s very likeable and quick witted. Her book is for

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Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight – Guest Review

Book Review of   “FALL DOWN SEVEN TIMES, GET UP EIGHT” By Naoki Higashida, Introduced by David Mitchell Translated by David Mitchel and K A Yoshida Publisher: Sceptre; Unabridged edition (11 July 2017) This aspirational book by Higashida provides a

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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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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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Guest Content from Switzerland!

We recently received a lovely “guest submission” of content created by a lady from Switzerland. She wished to share with us her story of being diagnosed there, and how she perceived the differences between Axia’s philosophy and practice of diagnosis

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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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“Social & Personal Relationships” – PDSG Presentation by Sarah Hendrickx

“Social and Personal Relationships” Wednesday’s talk was the first part of a presentation on “Social and Personal Relationships” given by Sarah Hendrickx, Autistic Adult and Diagnostician at Axia-ASD for Axia’s Post-Diagnostic Support Group. This presentation was very interactive, and due

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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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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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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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“Happiness” – PDSG Presentation by Sarah Hendrickx

Following the successful recording of this very engaging presentation given to our PDSG on Wednesday, we are pleased to be able to share the talk in its entirity. The audio from the audience is a little hard to hear at

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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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Executive Functioning – PDSG Presentation

Welcome to the second presentation we are making public, kindly given to Axia’s PDSG in April by David Reiser.   As previously, we intend to protect individuals privacy by removing most audience participation whilst still trying to retain the “essence”

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Autism and Ageing – PDSG Presentation

We have often had requests for the presentations given at our Post-Diagnostic Support Group to be made available on our website. We have uploaded some of our Presenters slide shows before, however, thought adding audio would give more context and

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Asperger Syndrome & Employment – Review

Book Review of   Asperger Syndrome & Employment   What People with Asperger Syndrome Really Really Want By Sarah Hendrickx Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers I initially wanted to read this book after hearing Sarah Hendrickx give a talk on the

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Virtual reality as Relaxation|escapism

Following our PDSG we received the following Guest Submission to share on our site.   Virtual reality as Relaxation/escapism Hi,   came to the post diagnostic group at the crewe lifestyle centre on wednesday with autism inclusive, was lovely to

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