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Autistic Adult Choir

Tue 7 Feb 2017 4:42pm
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Charlotte
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lynn mccann - included by grace : autism - churches

Tue 7 Feb 2017 11:17am

interview on premier christian radio - 5th feb, 2017 - reflections.

http://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Sunday/Reflections/Episodes/R...

if it disappears from the premier site go to http://www.torchtrust.org/smartweb/Literature/reflections-radio and scroll down to 5th feb, 2017.

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alix generous

Sat 4 Feb 2017 11:56am

How does the media impact our worldview and knowledge of different kinds of minds? Alix Generous - neuroscientist, author, tech consultant and comedian - discusses how global attitudes towards mental health affect each other. Using accessible scientific research and observational humour, she paints a picture about how the media shapes our perspective on mental diversity.

Alix advocates for scientific literacy, child welfare and the advancement of mental diversity. Her TED talk My Inner Life has received over 1.4 million views.

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Discussing Autism In The Classroom And Questions Afterwards

Sun 29 Jan 2017 7:26pm

Hi, my son is dyspraxic and autsitic. He is in year 5 (age 9) and (finally!) attending a lovely primary school with an amazing and supportve teacher. Next week, along with the Local Authority Autism Advisory Teacher, he is going to do a presentation to his classmates about "his autism." He's really excited about doing it and we all see this as a very important and positive step towards acceptance and understanding for him and others. The teacher has asked what she should do with inquisitive parents?

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Half-term SEN Camps for 6-12 yr olds

Thu 26 Jan 2017 2:35pm

Dear All,

 

I thought some parents might be interested to hear about our SEN Camps so the Ambitious about Autism team suggested posting here!

 

This February half-term, Role Models are running some fantastic SEN Camps for 6-12 yr olds with mild-moderate special needs.  The details for their upcoming camp are below:

 

Date: Feb 13-17th

Description: SEN Holiday Camps for 6-12 year olds with mild-moderate special needs

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Here are some news articles doing the rounds today - I hope you find them interesting.

Wed 25 Jan 2017 1:07pm

Steep rise in children with autism blamed on doctors diagnosing ‘mild’ behavioural symptoms (MailOnline)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4150282/Autism-rise-blamed-doctors-diagnosing-mild-symptoms.html

 

Newly published guidance for visitors to Parliament with autism (Education for Everybody)

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Travel training with TFL

Mon 23 Jan 2017 9:34am

Just thought I'd share this with you all Smile 

A short story about travel training at our Ambitious College

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Charlotte
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Suffering in Silence

Mon 16 Jan 2017 5:15pm

She was a new kid on the block at a small school in rural America.  Her Grandpa took her to her 2nd grade class on the first day.  Mom was sick in the hospital.  She didn't know with what but whatever it was, it was for the long haul.  A couple of months to be exact but to an 8 year old for whom routine was paramount, a day was too long.

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Marsha England
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Autism barbers assemble

Tue 10 Jan 2017 4:29pm

A friend shared this with me and I thought I would pass it on!

https://autismbarbersassemble.nearcut.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Autismbarbersassemble/

This was their new year message:

"HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE !!

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Charlotte
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Little Girl Looking Out the Window

Tue 10 Jan 2017 1:33am
If I could take a single snapshot of myself as a child, it would be of me as a little girl looking out the window watching the children play.  A child wishing to join in, but too afraid to step outside and ask "can I play?"  Maybe if she had asked, they would have let her join in the circle.  But repeatedly being a victim of bullying, she didn't dare risk rejection.  
 
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Marsha England

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