Top 10 sensory activities to do over the Easter holidays

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A fun sensory activity can be exactly what children need to engage, enjoy their day and learn through play. Read more

Tips for homeschooling a child with autism

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With COVID-19 continuing to impact education for the start of the 2022 school year, even if your child has gone back to... Read more

How preschool can support your child with disability

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Preschool, also known as kindergarten, is a crucial time of early learning for children aged four to six. Read more

Autism in Adults: Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment

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While diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is most often in children and toddlers, it’s possible for people to... Read more

Receiving an autism diagnosis as an adult

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A lot of people living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were diagnosed as a child but sometimes the signs are so... Read more

How assistance dogs can help people with disability

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Assistance dogs are working animals trained to help people with disability move around, improve health, perform general... Read more

Recognising autism in boys and girls – what's the difference?

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The current rates of autism suggest boys are four times more likely to be diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)... Read more

Calming strategies to manage sensory meltdowns

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When a child or adult with disability has a meltdown, it’s hard to know what method to use to calm them down. It can be... Read more

Summer holiday activities for kids with disability

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With summer school holidays comes new routines and less structure for children with disability. Whether you're looking... Read more

Early intervention is the key to building confidence

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For children living with autism, receiving the right kind of support gives them the opportunity to learn the skills they... Read more

What is a Quiet Room?

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Sometimes events, travel and sports games can become very overwhelming for a person with a sensory disability. With all... Read more

Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) Therapy

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Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) Therapy is one of the most commonly used early interventions for children with... Read more

Sharon’s story - a journey of ups and downs, reaching great heights

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Sharon’s journey with her now adult son Lee and teenage daughter Keeley, both diagnosed with autism, has been about... Read more

Understanding the different levels of autism

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Someone with autism may experience social communication issues and repetitive patterns of behaviour, generally these can... Read more

Employment and autism

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Finding and maintaining paid employment is one of life’s greatest milestones. It can help you make new friends, develop... Read more