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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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Start-up funding for autistic entrepreneur

Mon 11 Feb 2019 2:09pm

Does anyone know of funding which is available to help start up a business run by an autistic entrepreneur?


michaelz's picture

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.









michaelz's picture

petra's place - new therapy centre in london

Tue 14 Aug 2018 8:57am

...The new Petra’s Place centres offer a child and family-centred responsive space where children aged 18 months to 4 years on the autistic spectrum will receive an individual programme of support to develop strength and resilience before they enter the education system...


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hyde park's winter wonderland has to pay jonah specter £25,000 for discrimination

Mon 23 Apr 2018 9:51am

...A man with Asperger's Syndrome has been awarded £25,000 in damages after being refused entry to a ride at Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland.  

Jonah Specter, 34, is believed to be the first person with a form of autism to successfully win a discrimination payout against an entertainment venue. 

When he tried to get on the ferris wheel last year he was told he did not have the right disabled access tickets and 'didn't even look disabled.'

michaelz's picture

research possibility for ruminators

Thu 8 Mar 2018 12:18pm

cash paid!!

...research project being undertaken by King's College London and funded by MQ: Transforming Mental Health...


...to take part in the study,we are looking for people who:

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social activist naomi klein has high-functioning autistic son - toma

Sat 2 Dec 2017 11:04am

revelation 35 minutes approx into radio 4's desert island discs.

toma orders his world thru music.


desert island discs : http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09gc4p7

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brian - justgiving appeal

Thu 23 Nov 2017 9:37am

london evening standard - lost childhoods investigation : wonder if that £1,000 donation is real or a mean hoax?


...The travails of Brian, autistic and 23, living in a squalid flat and owing £3,000 in back-rent, provoked several offers of financial support.

One reader, Rita, said: “The anxiety and helplessness he feels was heartbreaking. I have set up a JustGiving crowdfunding page to raise just enough to spur him on”...

michaelz's picture

radio drama - a badge : written by tony pitts

Fri 17 Nov 2017 9:44am

A Badge

All Christine needs is a badge, so people understand she's not a bad mum, it's just her son is autistic.
All Chloe needs is sleep.
Daniel needs elephants.
And all they really need is love.
Michael narrates this drama about what it is like growing up with his brother Daniel.

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Trying to work out anxiety about demands

Sun 17 Sep 2017 11:13am

Hello! I am trying to work out why I get so anxious about demands and I am really interested to hear from anyone else about their own experiences of this.

I get panic attacks and anxiety about demands. I want to give an example because 'demands' means weird things to me.


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