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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.

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Talk about Autism was created in partnership with TalkTalk.

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CharlotteL's picture

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...


The Autistic Adult Choir

byJill Bradford
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Jill Bradford

The Autistic Adult Choir

Tue 17 Sep 2019 8:49am

The Autistic Adult Choir, a professional amateur choir,  is looking for new singers. If you are an autistic adult or young person, you are welcome to come along to one of our rehearsal sessions to meet the choir and its Choirmaster, and find out if the choir might be for you.

If you enjoy singing, or think that you might enjoy singing, please consider joining us. You will be singing in a non-judgemental supportive environment in which everyone can thrive and nobody...

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Son starting school

Mon 09 Sep 2019 3:31pm

Hi All,

My first post!

My 5 year old son starts school tomorrow. We have a EHCP plan but could not find (in our opinon) a suitable school to choose. My wife and I could not completely agree and in the end we ran out of time and had to give the local authority our choice on the last day. So, we went with a mainstream school close to us which is apparently a really good school.....but probably not the right setting for our son.

Although we are going to work with them and...

Ants's picture

Parent Cafe/ Safe Space/ Somewhere to go

Sat 31 Aug 2019 5:26pm

Hi all,

I was wondering if anybody has come across this idea? or does anybody know of anything of the like?

I'm considering the idea but just looking for some feedback really. Essentially it would be a space/area/hall/big room that parents could go to for a chat, brew or food. My idea would be to have resources, publications and such available for parents to explore if they choose, with the addition that the 2 people running it are...

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