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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'.

Talk about Autism is sponsored by TalkTalk.

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CharlotteL


Welcome to members! Come and introduce yourself.

Tue 01 Sep 2015 10:34am
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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,...

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Charlotte, Community Manager
by
eljesfi


Adults getting direct payments

Sun 28 May 2017 7:09pm

Hello,

I wonder if there are any autistic adults getting direct payments to pay for a support worker or personal assistant? My family are currently trying to work out how to manage what will happen to me in the future when they are not able to care for me anymore. I need a lot of help to do daily tasks like cooking and cleaning and getting out of the house. I cannot work or go to the doctor or vet, etc by myself.

I wonder if any other autistic adults have any experience of...

Hello?

byWarriorOfEden
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WarriorOfEden


Hello?

Sun 07 May 2017 11:01am
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Hey, i am kinda new here, I joined a while ago but haven't had the time to really use the site... I don't know if this is the right place for it but I just want to chat with people... about my autism in general and other things, I have so many problems.... If this isn't right place, please direct me to the correct one and I will happily go there. I am usually too shy or scared to talk to people in the real world. 

 

 

 

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A warrior from an unknown land here to protect those without a voice and those who deserve it
by
blue


Echp and pip consultation

Fri 12 May 2017 12:02pm
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Hi we are waiting for the LLDD to check the echp I have heard nothing from school I have his time table with his exams days   and we have his pip consultation  appointment which was on Friday 19 but I have changed  it to the Saturday 27 I have been trying to get in touch with lpse  they have helped me before they give good advice but can't get to booking appointment  call back have left a message . Has anyone else been to pip consultation  i am my sons appointee  so will be with him  could I...

Garden design?

byChris_designs
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Chris_designs


Garden design?

Tue 17 Jan 2012 5:45pm

Hi there

I'm working on some garden designs,a nd wondered if any of you might have stories or tips? Things that have worked well in the garden for yourself or even people you know... or even worked terribly. :) 

Do you think a garden can be designed better in any way when considering autism? Across the spectrum?

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