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Coeliac Awareness Week 2018 – What Health

Wed 9th May – Tue 15th May 2018 United Kingdom Coeliac Awareness Week aims to raise awareness about coeliac disease. This event is sponsored by Coeliac UK, an organization which provides support for people with this disease. Coeliac disease is

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NAS – Chris Packham, summer brunches and much more

The National Autistic Society – your monthly newsletter             Share This Post:

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Childrens’ mental health: Thousands to miss out on help under government plans, say MPs

Ministers’ plans to improve support for children battling mental health problems will still leave thousands without the help they need, a powerful cross-party alliance of MPs has warned. The joint report by two Commons committees says plans to boost mental

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LDT – Exploring synesthesia’s relationship with autism

Learning Disability Today – News 03 May 2018 To James Wannerton my name, Darren, conjures the flavours of tinned carrots and I use lots of words, like ‘say’ and ‘said’, that taste ‘bacony’. “Psychologists at Sussex and Cambridge universities showed

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Easy Dressing with M&S

This range of easy dressing school uniform runs from age 2-16 and has been developed in collaboration with The National Autistic Society.   Share This Post:

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North Wales 3rd Annual Autism Conference

“Embracing The Autistic Voice to Transform Attitudes” Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr University, Wrexham LL11 2AW. Friday 19th October 2018 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Share This Post:

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Woman with Asperger’s removed from BFI cinema ‘for laughing’

My brother sent this over to me (Martin Buchan), I was shocked and dismayed to read it Dr. Linda Buchan Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Director of Axia ASD Ltd. A woman who has Asperger’s syndrome was “forcibly removed” from a

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Easy read guide on everyday banking

More than 1 in 100 people in the UK have autism. Autism is a spectrum condition. Some autistic people can struggle to access financial services due to complex information and jargon. 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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Listening to your heartbeat can help with your feelings

BBC NEWS 24 Apr 2018 “I wish I could feel happy or excited” – Tom is trying a new treatment that could help people with autism to better recognise their emotions. Research shows the more someone can tune into their

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LDT – Take care when you deliver a diagnosis

Learning Disability Today – Take care when you deliver a diagnosis 26 April 2018 ‘Ten Rules for Delivering a Diagnosis of Autism or Learning Disabilities in a Way That Ensures Lasting Emotional Damage’ is the latest in a series driving

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LDT – Neurodiversity divisions

Learning Disability Today – Neurodiversity divisions Darren Devine 23 April 2018 “Nothing about us without us” — it’s the mantra of the movement that has moved from the fringes of the autism community to centre stage. Here we look at

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Why shouldn’t I be autistic and a student?

BBC News Sean Coughlan Education correspondent 27 April 2018 Getting into university is a challenge, but imagine if you’d also been told you shouldn’t even be in mainstream education. Hannah Khan, a high-achieving first year student at the University of

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – April 2018

Minutes of the Twenty Ninth Post-Diagnostic Support Group 24th April 2018 The meeting was attended by 51 people and once again a lovely “Therapy Dog”.   Linda introduced herself and the members of the Axia team who were present.  

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Cancellation Notice for Axia’s 2018 Conference

We are very sad that we have to announce the cancellation of our Axia-ASD 2018 Conference. Subsequent to yesterday’s hugely successful PDSG (51 attendees), I met with two of the intended speakers, Ronnie and Dave. I informed them that all

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How to support autistic students aiming for college or university

Learning Disability Today, 19 April 2018   Here’s how to support autistic students aiming for college or university With exam season around the corner, we spoke to the author of a new book perfectly capturing how to support autistic people

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Our April PDSG – Note

REMINDER: Our next Post-Diagnostic Support Group takes place on Wednesday 25 April between 12pm and 2pm at the Lifestyle Centre in Crewe.   This month David Reiser, one of our Diagnosticians and a Highly Specialised Speech and Language Therapist will

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The Welsh Autism Show 2018

The Welsh Autism Show North Wales – Llandudno Tickets: Fri, 8 Jun 2018 at 10:00 • Eventbrite The Welsh Autism Shows provide you with face to face access to the services, resources and provisions that are there to help individuals

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