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Can Autism be Confused with Schizophrenia?

By Professor Tony Attwood and Dr. Michelle Garnett The term autism was first used by the Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler in 1919 to describe a withdrawal from reality with a pathological…

Empowering Autistic Women: From Passive to Assertive

By Emma Hinze, Dr. Michelle Garnett and Professor Tony Attwood.Many autistic individuals often find themselves facing unique challenges in their interpersonal relationships. This can lead to feelings of victimisation and,…

20 Tips for Managing Anxiety for Autistic Individuals

By Emma Hinze, Professor Tony Attwood and Dr. Michelle GarnettAnxiety is a personal experience, and each autistic individual's journey is unique. Recognising that there is no one-size-fits-all solution is crucial.…

Autism: The Impact of Anxiety on Daily Life

By Emma Hinze, Professor Tony Attwood and Dr. Michelle GarnettIn the world of autism, anxiety often accompanies individuals on their journey. Research indicates that up to 84% of young autistic…

Camouflaging in Autistic Relationships: Part 1

By Emma Hinze, Dr. Michelle Garnett and Professor Tony AttwoodCouples often approach us with inquiries regarding the intriguing shifts they observe in their autistic partners as their relationship evolves over…

Research on Internet Gaming and Autism 

By Professor Tony Attwood and Dr. Michelle GarnettInternet gaming has become very popular and is enjoyed as a means of social interaction, often with friends after school, with gaming experiences…