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Support for individuals on the autism spectrum needed throughout the whole life cycle
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Support for individuals on the autism spectrum needed throughout the whole life cycle

As the mother of a child on the autistic spectrum, I have to say that I feel very well supported and that I have a wealth of information at my fingertips. I am also aware though that I have been extremely lucky at finding support and like-minded people who I c...
Âû a history and current day phenomenon – neurodiveristy and autism
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Âû a history and current day phenomenon – neurodiveristy and autism

The origins of Âû the Âutistic Ûnion have been relatively unknown until now. Most people in the community will have heard of Light It Up Gold and seen the Âû placed after people's names on Facebook , but little of the origins of this organisation and how it c...
Those on the Spectrum Might be the Most Misrepresented Group in Today’s Society
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Those on the Spectrum Might be the Most Misrepresented Group in Today’s Society

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” Albert , 1952 letter Many groups are misrepresented in our society.  For instance, inner-city minorities are often stereotyped as highly athletic or musically gifted.  “Model minorities” are often s...