Jo Worgan

About Jo Worgan

Jo Worgan is a published author, writer and blogger. She has a degree in English Literature. She writes about life with her youngest son who is on the autistic spectrum. Jo tweets (@mummyworgan) and is also a freelance columnist for the Lancaster Guardian. ‘My Life with Tom, Living With Autism‘ is her second book and a culmination of her blog posts, and available on Kindle now, along with her first book, Life on the Spectrum. The Preschool years.

SEN Assist, Specialist Software for Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Adele Devine is a specialist teacher who works in an Autism specific school. As well as being co-founder with her husband Quentin of the Award Winning SEN Assist which offer products and resources for children with special educational needs. They are ‘a couple on a mission to help ALL students access an individual education and […]

Mari Nosal on the ‘Ten Commandments of Interacting With Kids on the Autism Spectrum’

Mari Nosal from Plymouth, Massachusetts, has used her own experiences of raising a child with Asperger’s Syndrome, now a young man, and her years of professional experience working with both children and parents within the autism community to help and inform others. Mari is a published autism author and blogger with over 25 years’ experience […]

‘Express CIC’ Plan to open hub for young people with Autism

Two mums from Kingston upon Thames, UK, set up Express CIC to help support young people on the autistic spectrum as well as raising awareness about autism within the local community. They explain “A CIC is a community interest company which means that we operate as a ‘not for profit’ company. We are at the […]

The Autism Directory Charity is Swishing for Autism

On the 26th October, The Autism Directory will be holding the event, Swishing for Autism at The Little Shop of Calm, in Cowbridge, UK. What is swishing? The Autism Directory explains. ‘The concept is simple… you offer up our loved but no longer wanted fashion items and swap them for something else that takes your […]

Anna Kennedy OBE, Autism Campaigner awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Professional Studies from Teesside University

Anna Kennedy OBE is a prominent autism campaigner, Tesco Mum of the Year, founder of two ASD specialist schools in the UK, author and mother of two young men on the autistic spectrum. Anna provides help, support and information through her various social media sites, website (Anna Kennedy Online), of which Kathy Lette, James Hobley […]

Alex Lowery ‘Speaks About Autism’

Alex Lowery, 20 from Wales UK, is a Public Speaker who talks about his own experiences growing up with autism. He was given a verbal diagnosis of classic autism when he was 4. Autism Daily Newscast asked Alex to share his experiences of growing up on the autistic spectrum. “Growing up on the autistic spectrum […]

Cerebra – Postal Book and Sensory Toy Lending Library Service

Founded in 2001, Cerebra is a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with brain-related neurological conditions, through research, education and direct, on-going support. The charity helps children who have neurodevelopmental disorders and conditions, including Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). One service that they offer is a postal book and sensory toy […]

‘Aukids’ a Positive Parenting Magazine for Families With Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Aukids is a quarterly publication which was launched in Manchester, UK in 2008. It was initially distributed to local families with children on the autistic spectrum. it was founded by Debby Elley, journalist and mother of twins with autism along with Tori Houghton a specialist speech and language therapist who also runs her own support […]

Scott Evan Davis makes musical theatre with and for autistic children.

  Scott Evan Davis is a New York based composer and lyricist. Two years ago he was hired by Arts Connection, whose mission statement is, ‘To make the arts an essential part of education, we connect artists with children, families and schools in creative partnerships for teaching and learning.’ The school concerned was Spectrum School, […]

The Diddygolf Challenge, Raising Money for Wirral Autistic Society

The adventure miniature golf centre situated on the promenade in New Brighton, Wirral, UK, will be the venue for a mini golf tournament which will be raising funds on Friday 4th October for the Wirral Autistic Society. The society provides a range of services to individuals with autism and social ad communication difficulties. Rick Myers, […]