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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...
‘Aukids’ a Positive Parenting Magazine for Families With Children on the Autistic Spectrum
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‘Aukids’ a Positive Parenting Magazine for Families With Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Aukids is a quarterly publication which was launched in Manchester, UK in 2008. It was initially distributed to local families with children on the autistic spectrum. it was founded by Debby Elley, journalist and mother of twins with autism along with Tori Hou...
She never gives up
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She never gives up

Imitation: the assumption of behavior observed in other individuals.  Examples: Children learn by imitation of adults.   Charles Caleb Colton said, "Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery." Nothing can be more true than when the imitation comes ...
Mother tells of struggle for adult son with autism to gain college placement
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Mother tells of struggle for adult son with autism to gain college placement

Tadworth, Surrey, UK - Deborah Smith is mother to Tom, a nineteen-year-old man with autism and severe learning disabilities (SLD). Deborah contacted us via twitter in order to share with us and our readers the struggles that they are going through at th...