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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 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...

debbiej's picture

pediatric dr making life hell

Sat 17 Aug 2019 10:18am

Hi im hoping someone can help me with anything i can do to get heard in march we had an app at the school to see the pediatric dr my grandaughter was ill with sickness so it got cancelled in may social services rang to say dr had reported this & they needed to do an assessment all was fine no involvement they agreed if a childs vomiting you keep them home ( me & the dr do not get on ) any way then social services rang to say the dr had asked for a copy of ther report i refused as...

Deborah johnson
Aileen's picture

Appealing against college placement

Mon 10 Jun 2019 2:29pm

Hi, my son is 19 and we are about to appeal against his new college placement. Could anyone please give me any advice? It would be lovely to hear from anyone who has been through this process.

Aileen Marks
Welshgirl21's picture

Telling my son he may have autism

Wed 31 Jul 2019 12:37am

My son is 7 and we are very certain he has Aspergers and SPD. He has an assessment in September but I feel now he needs an explanation as to why he goes to see the paediatrician, why we fill out forms etc. I’m pretty sure he’s heard us talking about him to close family and friends and I think this may be a cause for his anxiety. 


How do I go about telling him? He's 7, very knowledgeable but sensitive and slightly delayed in his understanding of feelings and emotions. Should I...

ulrichburke's picture

Please someone answer this, never really felt this helpless before.

Sat 02 Mar 2019 3:59pm

Hi! I need help to learn why I get banned from loads of places and how I can get to fit into groups better.

I'm Chris, I have Asperger's, Cerebra Palsy, Hydrocephalus, Dyspraxia and Caetextia. Not sure if I'm putting this in the right part of Fb or if I'm using Fb right so if I'm not, tell me to move this and I will.  NOT good at this site. Anyway.

I REALLY want to feel safe in groups. I've spent my life being physically beaten up because I'm 'weird', 'monster man', 'Shrek', '...

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