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About our community

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

Sahara Desert Challenge - Could you help?

Wed 27 Jul 2016 10:57am


My name is Jennie and I work in the Fundraising Team here at Ambitious about Autism. I help to organise our teams for events like the London Marathon and RideLondon as well as supporting anyone who'd like to fundraise for the charity.

Recently we launched a new event, the Sahara Desert Challenge and now we're looking for brave adventurers to take it on!

The challenge consists of a guided four day trek across the Moroccan Sahara, navigating tough...

Peter Wright

Help coping with Aspie dissociations

Tue 26 Jul 2016 7:21pm


Several years ago my wife (who is now 30) started presenting episodes of dissociative amnesia.

She wakes up several years in to her past. This can be very confusing and upsetting as she is unaware of her surroundings or our family members.

Some times these episodes can last for several days, with each period of sleep resetting to a different time in her life.

She can go weeks without an episode.

It first started when her eldest son was about...


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:  ...

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