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Applied Behavioural Analysis – First hand accounts
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Applied Behavioural Analysis – First hand accounts

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), one of the first things mentioned when your child receives a diagnosis of Autism. The paediatrician may recommend it and you are sure to read glowing reports about it. The ultimate goal of ABA? To make your child indistingui...
Blogging mother, Temporary Tourist, shares her experiences of Disney’s Guest Assistance rule change
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Blogging mother, Temporary Tourist, shares her experiences of Disney’s Guest Assistance rule change

We've had mixed responses on Disney's decision to change the Guest Assistance Card system. We reported Autism Hippie's experiences on October 11. Disney implemented a change in their guest assistance cards for children and adults with special needs on Octob...
Living with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), One Mother’s Story
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Living with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), One Mother’s Story

Last week we published a story about Carolyn Weighill and her fight for better recognition and diagnosis of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA). Carolyn has recently launched an e – petition. The story can be found here. Following on from this story Autism...
Artist Paul Williams Talks About his Journey to set up ‘AIG, Artist Illustrator Graphics’.
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Artist Paul Williams Talks About his Journey to set up ‘AIG, Artist Illustrator Graphics’.

Paul Williams, Redcar, North Yorkshire, is an artist and illustrator. He runs his own business, ‘AIG Artist Illustrator Graphics’ from which he sells his artwork. Paul has Asperger’s Syndrome. Paul states on his website: 'Selling/commission art and pro...
A new service launched in Yorkshire will help to diagnose and 
support autistic adults
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A new service launched in Yorkshire will help to diagnose and 
support autistic adults

Sheffield, UK - GP's have been given funding for a new initiative which will help support autistic adults. The funding will go to services including, psychiatry, psychology, specialist nursing and speech and language therapy. The service will include soc...