The Autism Act 2009In 2009 the Government passed the Autism Act. The aim of this act was to improve “services for autistic adults, underpinned by legally binding guidance to councils.”National Autistic societyThis was due to be reviewed every 5 years to make sure the priorities were being met and so that the guidance can be …
What is life like for me as an adult on the autistic spectrum? When I sat down to write this piece,
Pre-diagnosis support I may say to you and the normal responses I get is. What’s that?
Too often we hear ‘what a terrible child’ or ‘they just need some discipline’ or ‘if that were my child, they wouldn’t be allowed to behave like that’. Give me a few minutes of your time and let me educate you if you are one of these people.
With the age of the internet many of us ‘google’ something if we are unsure or do not understand, unfortunately some of that information can be misleading or even false. Below we tell you the 7 things we believe you need to know about Autism.
It all started back in January when I decided to write about some of the good experiances that I have had / seen whilst playing the Pokémon GO app, both through general play and whilst doing my job helping young adults out in the community. As I started to make this a reality I had …
At the beginning of Autism Awareness Week 2019, we think it would be a good idea to look back and see how Autism was first made a diagnosable disorder and where we are now.
Check below for everything ASD Helping Hands has planned during the most important week of the year and help us reach our target of £4000.00!