THE National Autistic
Society wants to find exceptional people, schools and services making a huge difference to autistic
children and adults, and their families.
For example, while having a job can be a great driver of social mobility, only 32 per cent of autistic
people are in employment, and just 16 per cent are in full-time paid work.
Thereafter, I felt a lot of sympathy for my friend, but I was also eager to do my best to support her and the autistic
children in my country, Liberia.
They learned more about autism, how to create autism-friendly surgeries and received information on how to better support autistic
The National Autistic
Society Scotland's Autism Hour sees shops and services across Scotland and the rest of the UK dim their lights, turn down music and share information about autism with staff and customers.
"This work began with questions about the widespread assumptions people make about how much or how little autistic
people want to interact with others.
Held in cooperation with the Bahrain Autistic
Society and the Labour and Social Development Ministry for the second year in a row, the event benefits autistic
people aged between 8 and 40.
pride Aberdeen organised an exhibition, in collaboration with charities One stop shop Aberdeen, Triple A's and the scottish Women's Autism Network, in an effort to dismantle stereotypes.
He was one of 82 MPs who attended the National Autistic
Society's session which gave information on what autism is, guidance on how to create autism-friendly advice surgeries and tips to support autistic
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HOW ironic is it that last week was Mental Health Awareness week, yet only weeks previously an autistic
woman was sentenced to four years in prison for manslaughter due to the neglect of her mother?
It wasn't until the interval that my colleague, Craig, told me about the small but significant adaptations he had suggested after watching rehearsals, and which the director and cast had happily taken on board in order to ensure the show could be enjoyed by an autistic