Hi I would like to just ask for some help my 12 daughter is struggling she is finding school and going out hard to cope with right now the school are saying that she is just copying my son who has asd he is 16 now but I am now wondering if she could have it how can I get them to her as they have made up their minds she is copying him .
Hi, you guys probably won't even bother to read this.... but it's practically impossible for me to make new friends outside of the internet world okay? IMPOSSIBLE!!! I am just too shy/cautious, I am too stranger aware... and people just don't see me as a friendly person. They see me as something to ignore...
Hi my son has had his pip form back saying he has scored 8 points for daily living and 4 points for mobility he said he could not go on public transport on his own and he could not manage getting into a taxi on his own and only goes out and about in his dad's car that includes going to school if his dad can't take him he misses school I have sent his echp back for some changes to put in that they had missed out that was on 26 may will they get in touch with me or will I get in touch with them can anyone help thank you oh can i just say I am gratefully for pip giving my son 8 points but I
On Saturday, May 13, the centre will open an hour early for an "Autism friendly session", with an accessible quiet area, considerate lighting, reduced sound and exclusive use to help families enjoy the aquarium experience in a relaxed and understanding setting.
Hey, i am kinda new here, I joined a while ago but haven't had the time to really use the site... I don't know if this is the right place for it but I just want to chat with people... about my autism in general and other things, I have so many problems.... If this isn't right place, please direct me to the correct one and I will happily go there. I am usually too shy or scared to talk to people in the real world.
Now I'm sure this an issue that has been raised before as it does related to identity and what people like to be referred to as I.E. A person with autism or an autistic person etc... Regardless of the DSM V dropping Asperger's and other related syndrome's from the spectrum what are people opinions on autism categories? With the knowledge that there are very few perfectly specific boxes to fit people in what categories or terminology do people like?
Does anyone know of any agencies who specialise in nannies with experience of kids with Autism, please? Our nanny of 4 years has just told us she'll be leaving in September. Our 4 year-old daughter and 7 year-old son (who has HF-Autism and Anxiety) aren't happy! We're looking for someone who can help us with after-school care. We live in Hackney, North London. Please do kindly pass on any possible leads.
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Hi sorry to keep going on but I feel so drained I am battling with school about my sons echp the senco teacher taking things out then butting them back I explained about him not feeling he could do anymore but they are saying he needs to underst and how important this is as in may he needs to do his exams for real he can't understand the questions he needs extra support if he had this extra support I think he would know the answer he is just confused can't they help him in a different way because of his asd I don't think they know or understand his asd they just keep saying he needs to revi
Just a quick post to say I've noticed the book Shtum is on sale on Kindle for 99p.