A mother of 18-year-old twins who have severe autism has written a book to help other families in a similar situation.Read the full story ›
A young man from Oxford wants to challenge people's ideas about what it is to live with autism.Read the full story ›
The Square Pegs Theatre Company's first play was devised by the artists themselves, their stories spread over multiple scenarios.Read the full story ›
A recruitment firm in Maidstone is helping tailor bespoke interviews for people with autism who find themselves struggling to get jobs.Read the full story ›
A photographer from Sussex is using his skills to challenge preconceptions about autism.
Joe James from Horsham says the condition gives him a unique perspective on the world around him.
Joe says taking pictures is his way of "bottling memories". Malcolm Shaw has been to meet him.
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A pioneering experimental play and drama scheme in Folkestone, is helping those children who have autism. A recreation of a space pod, with puppets, light and sound, encourages the youngsters to communicate.
Kevin Harrison's report includes interviews with Rolan Rouse who has been using the space pod, Dr Melissa Trimingham from the University of Kent, and the Assistant Headteacher of the Beacon School where the project is based, Lynda Evans.
It's hoped 12 year old Sienna's book will help children to understand the conditionRead the full story ›
We are focusing on the challenges faced by girls on the autistic spectrum. We visited the only state school for girls with autism.Read the full story ›
The exhibition exploring issues surrounding the condition is being launched to coincide with Autism Awareness WeekRead the full story ›
This week we're focusing on the issue of girls who are on the autistic spectrum to mark Autism Awareness Week.Read the full story ›