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The Spectrum – Part 5 – How useful is the term On the Spectrum?
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The Spectrum – Part 5 – How useful is the term On the Spectrum?

The first few articles in this series looked at the use of the word spectrum, and where the term spectrum orginates from. But what are some of the pros and cons of the use of this word? Can it be helpful for people to use? Or is it something that should be avo...
Autism and Relationships – Part 4 – Misconceptions about dating someone with autism
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Autism and Relationships – Part 4 – Misconceptions about dating someone with autism

Note: there is an assumption when writing these articles that the individuals dating, or in a relationship are of equal capacity, and no one is being taken advantage of or being exploited. There are many misconceptions about autism and autistic people. Very f...
Autism and Preparing for summer – Part 3 – Sensory Solutions continued.
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Autism and Preparing for summer – Part 3 – Sensory Solutions continued.

This article focuses mainly on sensory issues relating to summer, and ways in which they can be dealt with. All of the issues listed are things that many autistic people have said they find difficult about the summer, and the tips given below have worked when ...