Uncertainty can often be the enemy of autistic people, especially when routine is one of the hallmarks of autistic living and something that many of us autistic people are soothed by.
Virginia Bovell OBE, Vice President and founder of Ambitious about Autism, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Autistic Society’s Autism Professionals Awards 2020.
By Siena Castellon
Why I wrote a survival guide for autistic teen girls
I was diagnosed as being autistic when I was twelve. As odd as it may sound, my diagnosis came as a
Thousands of parents of autistic children facing ‘nightmare’ waits for diagnosis and support, according to major new survey
From their child first being referred for an autism assessment, nearly half (46%)* of parents waited longer than 18 months for a formal diagnosis. In some cases, parents reported waiting over 3
Sadly, for many parents of autistic children we know that the wait for answers and for access to help is far too long. We’ve carried out extensive research into parents’ experiences of
By Kerrie Portman
The Oscars recently announced that Floor Adam’s animation on autism, ‘Mind My Mind’, has been shortlisted for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Animated Short Film