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Detaining people with Autism in hospitals is a Human Rights violation
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Detaining people with Autism in hospitals is a Human Rights violation

Editor's Note: You can read more background about this story on Autism Daily Newscast here. If you live in the UK, you probably know many families are engaged in legal battles to get their children freed from hospitals where they have been wrongly placed, ...
The Positive Traits of Autism – Part 1 – Loyalty
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The Positive Traits of Autism – Part 1 – Loyalty

The first thing that needs to be said is that people, whether autistic or not, are all different.  Whenever something in the articles refers to people with autism, it means many autistic people, and not all.  Also, every positive trait in this series of articl...
Meltdowns – Part 7 – Meltdowns in Public, and how autistic individuals can help themselves
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Meltdowns – Part 7 – Meltdowns in Public, and how autistic individuals can help themselves

A previous article in this series covered meltdowns in public, and how to helps someone else. This article gives advice about how to help yourself if you are an individual with autism, and you feel you may be likely to have a meltdown in a public place. Obv...
Autism Myths and Misconceptions – Part 8 – Autism is always visible
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Autism Myths and Misconceptions – Part 8 – Autism is always visible

Many conditions will have physical/visible symptoms, for example Down`s Syndrome - and of course this can bring its own share of misconceptions.  Autism though is generally something that affects people internally, and while it is possible for people who are a...
Autism and Money – Part 3 – tips for dealing with possible problems continued
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Autism and Money – Part 3 – tips for dealing with possible problems continued

On occasion people with autism may refuse to pay a bill or tax because they are adamant that it is unjust in some way.  This comes from autistic people often having a strong sense of justice.  If the money being requested seems unjust in some way, for example ...
Autism Myths and Misconceptions – Part 7 – External Causes & Triggers
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Autism Myths and Misconceptions – Part 7 – External Causes & Triggers

When a child is diagnosed with autism some parents may struggle with this initially.  When they first find out they usually don’t have a great deal of knowledge about autism, and they more than likely don’t know about the positive aspects of the condition - or...