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10 Tips for Teaching Autistic Students

By Professor Tony Attwood and Dr Michelle GarnettIntroduction“Help! I have three autistic students in my class of 30 students, how do I teach them, but still keep the rest of…

What is Autistic Burnout?

An autistic life is not an easy life. There is the potential for great stress and chronic exhaustion from trying to cope with social and sensory experiences, being misunderstood and…

Why Camouflage Autism?

Gradually a young autistic child will come to realise that they are different to their peers. They notice that their peers can easily and accurately ‘read’ social situations and people’s…

How to Recognise Autism in Girls

Introduction Many autistic girls remain undiagnosed because the signs of autism are less obvious than they are in boys. The main reason for “flying under the radar” of a diagnosis is the…

Autism and Employment

Introduction Achieving and maintaining employment can be difficult and stressful for autistic adults. Parents and partners also have their concerns, as they often provide employment support and employers, line managers…