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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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Is he autistic?

Mariam84's picture

Is he autistic?

Thu 24 Oct 2019 10:12am


I have a 3y10m kid who just started going to KG. In school, from the first day his teacher said your kid is not OK. 

I understood from them that my kid is having autism. 

Ive never thought my kid is autistic. He is very smart and like pretend play with me or his brother. He is not aggressive. When I ask him to do things he does it correctly. When he turned 3 trained him for potty very easily in just 1 month he masterd that.

When I point to things he shows...

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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...

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Sensory rooms - should they be used?

Fri 15 Jun 2012 9:55am

Hi everyone,

Recently there's been some controversy over a school in Wales using padded time out rooms for pupils with special needs: Pembrokeshire pupil abuse row: Cover-up over padded 'time out' rooms denied. This has started a debate about sensory rooms and one headteacher from Penarth was interviewed by the BBC where...

Mike - Former Community Manager

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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