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Looking for ASD university student participants!

Wed 6 Nov 2019 10:19am



My name is Daniella and I’m currently in my final year of university at Leeds Beckett and I’m looking for people to take part in my online study for my dissertation. I am researching resilience levels in university students who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The title of my research project is:


Does resilience increase throughout university life in students with Autism Spectrum Disorder?


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Emma Hall

What are the Best Essential Oils for Autism and ADHD

Tue 29 Oct 2019 5:19am

Learn about the best essential oils for treating children with autism and ADHD. Reduce anxiety, aid sleep, relaxation, and mood as well as reducing hyperactivity.

Emma Hall
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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 professional and parent. But possibly also relaxation type equipment. 

Devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning. By Mitch Albom, Tuesdays With Morrie
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Worried about my 18 month old daughter

Thu 22 Aug 2019 12:23pm

Hi. Previously posted about trying to get a diagnosis for my youngest son, now both he and his older brother have a diagnosis of ASD. They were diagnosed quite early, age 3 & age 2 for the youngest son & are both extremely different. 

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Can anybody help me understand the diagnoses process

Wed 17 Jul 2019 10:44pm

My son is going through assessment for autism again age 9. He was assessed at 2 and 5 and now we are repeating the process again. 

May two they said there was not enough evidence and he may grow out of some behaviours so they would look again at 5. 

At 5 they said not enough evidence to confirm ASD but then at 7 he stared to fall apart at school and they decided to repeat the process again. We are two years down the line and don’t seem much further on. 

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Employment - Autism

Wed 3 Jul 2019 12:26pm


I am a Psychology student who is eager to further my knowledge and career in autism. I'm currently supporting a teenager with autism and I also work as a support worker with people with disabilities.

I am currently working on my dissertation which will look at the experiences of adults with autism in employment. (This research has Ethical approval from my university).

There's limited research on work experience among individuals with autism. So, please if you would like to know more about my research or take part, please feel free to contact me!

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Eleanor Gay

Participants required for an online survey about Autism & Social Media Use

Mon 20 May 2019 6:34am


I'm Elly and I'm a Psychology student at the University of East London.

I also have a sibling with autism.

About the research:

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Music therapy recommendations please

Sat 17 Nov 2018 11:14am

Hi there. 

My son is 5 and is still learning to talk. I am keen to find a good music therapust and wondered if anyone could recommend. Seen some good ones in highgate/Finchley Road but we are in Enfield so slightly far out.

Thanks in advance.. 


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Struggling mam

Fri 9 Nov 2018 1:05pm

 Hi I am so sorry I have not been on for a while but I am struggling to cope right now I feel I have to give up my 17yr son is struggling  with college and my 13yr old 6 is struggling  with her anxiety and depression not sure if she has autism too then there is me i just can't go on things are just going round in circles I have emailed every website I can and some get back to you and say hang on in there are things will get better a don't know how to help my kids anymore I am too tired  how do others cope plz advice than you.

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jazz hands or applause?

Thu 4 Oct 2018 9:13am

james sinclair was on the radio pointing out that some autistic people are discombobulated by applause.

here's his web site - autistic and unapologetic :


personally it doesn't bother me much.










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