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ARCHIVED – Individual differences in autism


ARCHIVED: Please note, whilst every effort has been made to update blog posts, this blog post has been archived and may present outdated and incorrect information and terminology. I think the fundamental problem of why we cannot understand the difference between males and females with autism is because we look at the condition as a […]

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ARCHIVED – The Practice of Mindfulness: Why is it so stressful?


ARCHIVED: Please note, whilst every effort has been made to update blog posts, this blog post has been archived and may present outdated and incorrect information and terminology. Walking has become an increasingly stressful activity for me of late. Not because it is the slowest mode of transport and my mind is constantly let down […]

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ARCHIVED – The Politics of Autism: What the UK election means for autism


ARCHIVED: Please note, whilst every effort has been made to update blog posts, this blog post has been archived and may present outdated and incorrect information and terminology. Whilst casting my vote in the General Election yesterday afternoon there was only one thing on my mind: Which party will better serve the growing autistic population […]

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ARCHIVED – Having a dog can improve social skills of autistic children


ARCHIVED: Please note, whilst every effort has been made to update blog posts, this blog post has been archived and may present outdated and incorrect information and terminology. This is Skye. I got her 5-6 years ago, a time when I was very much struggling with anxiety and depression and finding it difficult to put […]

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ARCHIVED – My Age of Autism Anxiety


“What is anxiety?” was one of the top Google searches of 2014. Anxiety affects almost everyone at some time in their lives, from pre exam jitters to full blown can’t leave the house agoraphobia and panic attacks. We can all relate to some extent to the physical pit of your stomach nerves that run like […]

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ARCHIVED – 4 Not So Typical Neurotypical Brothers – Does autism run in families?


ARCHIVED: Please note, whilst every effort has been made to update blog posts, this blog post has been archived and may present outdated and incorrect information and terminology. In 2011 The National institute of Mental Health reported a 19% chance of parents with autistic children having subsequent autistic children. Upon reading this statistic I am […]

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