The Latest Research on Camouflaging

By Professor Tony Attwood Children who have autism will know at quite a young age that they are different to their peers with regard to the ability to read facial…

The Three Adaptations to Social Situations

By Professor Tony Attwood One of the central characteristics of autism in DSM 5 is a deficit in social communication and social interaction. The social and interpersonal aspects of life…

How to Cope with ‘Meltdowns’

By Professor Tony Attwood Those who have an ASD are prone to have a catastrophic reaction or meltdown when overly stressed, anxious or frustrated. The meltdown may be externalised, with…

Why Some Autistic Children Refuse School

By Professor Tony Attwood 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,…