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Talk about Autism is the UK's largest online autism community. We have a team of moderators - and it's friendly - our community is supportive and welcoming to new members. You can discuss anything related to autism.

New to the community? Please start a discussion and tell us a bit about yourself. If you need some help getting started don't hesitate to contact us and we'll do our best to assist you.

You can find us on the homepage under 'Talk to others'.

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Welcome to members! Come and introduce yourself.

Tue 01 Sep 2015 10:34am

Welcome to the forum!

What’s it all about? As the name suggests, this is a space to talk about autism with others.

You can share your thoughts and experiences, frustrations, joys and anything at all related to autism!

We want this to be a safe and friendly space to chat.

Here you can introduce yourself to the community. You might want to share a hobby or interest or your connection with autism.If you've been a member of the community for a while,...

Charlotte, Community Manager

Autism & Emotion Recognition

Sat 23 Jul 2016 9:29am

At the Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge & the Institute of Child Health, University College London, we are studying how an intervention designed to improve emotion recognition can help children with Autism Spectrum Conditions.

We need children with and without autism to be test pilots for our study.

If you have a child aged 4-9 years with or without a diagnosis of autism spectrum condition and are interested in finding out more please email Helen O'Reilly at...


Undateables is looking for participants for series 6!

Fri 22 Jul 2016 10:49am

Undateables are looking for people who might potentially be interested in taking part in the sixth series! The series follows disabled people and those with a variety of conditions on their quest to find love and will also aim to explore society’s attitude towards disabled people and how this can affect relationships.

For more info, check out the poster or all of series 5 is online here:  ...


So proud of our Son

Sat 16 Jul 2016 7:57am


Its been a while since I posted and thankfully its not down to having a really rough time of it.. yes we still get hiccups thats Autism BUT the progress our son has made in the last year has AMAZED us and many tears have been shed because we were made to feel by some it would NEVER happen.. 

Our son was 12 just over a week ago.. they havent been an easy 12 years however this last year has just blown us away.. What a Difference a School and Staff can make. Our son attends...


Breaks/days out

Mon 06 Jul 2015 12:54pm

I would like to have a holiday but cannot afford one I want, ie abroad. I need some tips on taking my son for days out instead. It is more about the planning and making sure they go ahead, rather than ending up in excuses and staying in. Any tips?

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