Sibling Influences on Theory of Mind

Theory of Mind (ToM) can be defined as the ability to understand that people (including self and others) have thoughts, beliefs, desires and emotions, which influence and explain actions and…

Tip Sheet for Teachers: Girls with ASD

Autism is characterised by social, sensory processing and communication differences, as well as rigid and repetitive behaviours, and sometimes special interests that engage the person for hours. Sensory perception differences…

How Much Screen Time is Too Much?

Research suggests that children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) spend more time on video games and computers than their peers (Mazurek et al., 2012; 2013; Kuo et al.,…

Why Some Autistic Children Refuse School

There are many aspects of being at school that are challenging and stressful for children and adolescents who have autism. This can lead to school refusal, and a recent research…

ASK DR. TONY — Tony Attwood and Craig Evans

ASK DR. TONY: ANSWERS FROM THE WORLD’S LEADING EXPERT ON ASPERGER’S SYNDROME AND HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM Authors: Craig Evans with Tony Attwood Dr. Tony Attwood and Craig Evans are proud to…