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Autism, Adolescence and Hormones

By Dr Michelle Garnett and Professor Tony AttwoodConsider the following stories which are based on true cases from our clinical practice, with identifying details changed: The parents of Molly, who is…

Internet Gaming and Autism

By Professor Tony Attwood and Dr Michelle GarnettThe parents of autistic teenagers and young adults are increasingly worried about how much time their son or daughter spends on Internet gaming,…

Teaching Strategies for Autistic Students

By Dr Michelle Garnett and Professor Tony AttwoodIn this article, we provide specific ideas and strategies based on our combined experience of over 80 years to assist teachers to make the…

Teaching Autistic Students

By Dr Michelle Garnett and Professor Tony AttwoodBeing autistic in a classroom designed for non-autistic students brings many challenges, some of which are overwhelming for your autistic student. Understanding the challenges…

What is Autistic Burnout?

By Professor Tony Attwood and Dr Michelle GarnettAn autistic life is not an easy life. There is the potential for great stress and chronic exhaustion from trying to cope with…

How to Recognise Autism in Girls

By Dr Michelle Garnett and Professor Tony Attwood Many autistic girls remain undiagnosed because the signs of autism are less obvious than they are in boys. The main reason for “flying under…

Embracing Autism

By Dr Michelle Garnett and Professor Tony Attwood.What is Embracing Autism?We recently wrote an article about Compensation as a coping mechanism for autistic individuals living in a world dominated by…