Press Release – Psychologists develop first adult self-assessment for repetitive behaviors in autism

Psychologists from Cardiff University have developed the first self-assessment test designed to help clinicians diagnose autism in adults. Published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders the test measures the extent to which adults are affected by repetitive behaviours – one of the criteria used to diagnose autism. These behaviours include common habits and […]

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 can chat to. This isn’t […]