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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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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
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CCaccavone


What you wish you had known

Tue 13 Sep 2016 3:37pm
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Hi all!

I hope everyone is well considering the baking heat?!

I'm Clare and have just started as the Head of Learner & Family Engagement at Ambitious about Autism. In my first few weeks I am looking at supporting families to navigate their local offer, to find out if needs can be met for those who will be leaving TreeHouse School, and Ambitious College, next July. It is essential families research colleges and other services in their local offer in case they find they will...

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Clare Caccavone, Head of Learner & Family Engagement at Ambitious about Autism
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CharlotteL


Back to school and college

Tue 27 Sep 2016 9:15am
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Hi all,

Hope it's all gone well for those of you who have young people who started back at school and college this month. 

Especially for those starting at new places Smile 

 

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Charlotte, Community Manager

Music

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Elena - former ...


Music

Fri 17 Jun 2011 9:45am
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Let's use this discussion to chat about music we like!

For me, I can't stop listening to the "Where the Wild Things Are" soundtrack. It's ace!

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clint03


How to approach the school?

Tue 13 Sep 2016 9:45pm
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My son is 5 year old, going to mainstream school in year 1. He was diagnosed with ASD when he was 2.5 years old. He has mild to severe difficulties with sensory, attention, communications and interacting with others, he also doesn't eat or drink well and needs to be supported for both eating and drinking.

 

He is supposed to be supported all the time in the school including break lunch times. I am worried that he isn't...

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