Understanding Movement and Autism

By Emma Hinze, Professor Tony Attwood and Dr. Michelle Garnett Movement is a fundamental aspect of human life, playing a crucial role in our ability to interact with the world…

Autism and Epilepsy

By Professor Tony Attwood and Dr. Michelle Garnett We know there is a link between autism and epilepsy. Studies have confirmed that up to 8% of intellectually able autistic children…

Understanding AuDHD Strengths

By Emma Hinze, Professor Tony Attwood and Dr. Michelle GarnettAuDHD describes being both Autistic and having Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This combination has gained more attention in recent years. Our last…

Autistic ‘Stimming’ Behaviour

By Professor Tony Attwood and Dr. Michelle Garnett According to DSM-5 TR (APA 2022), one of the diagnostic criteria (B1) for Autism Spectrum Disorder is stereotyped or repetitive motor movements such…

Understanding AuDHD

By Emma Hinze, Dr. Michelle Garnett and Professor Tony AttwoodAuDHD, a term describing the co-occurrence of Autism and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), has gained more attention in recent years. This article…

Ten More Tips for Creating Inclusive Classrooms

By Dr. Michelle Garnett and Professor Tony AttwoodTruly inclusive classrooms are safe places where all students can learn, including students who have suffered and/or are suffering poverty, loss or trauma, students…

Six Challenges in ADHD and Tips to Manage Them

By Professor Tony Attwood and Dr. Michelle GarnettADHD is associated with qualities and challenges. The qualities can include enthusiasm, energy, creativity, fun to be with, and capacity for intense concentration on…