Mainstream schools and Autism

I was disgusted to read about Autistic children in Scotland being unlawfully excluded from school, (Your Autism magazine - Winter 2018). Children are being excluded from their lessons for being, 'disruptive'. A day in mainstream school can be extremely stressful for a child on the Autistic spectrum. This can lead to meltdowns or misbehaving if …

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An open letter to the DVLA

To whom it may concern, I have been informed that because I am diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder I am required to disclose this to the DVLA. If I do not disclose this information I may face a fine of up to £1000 and prosecution if I am involved in a motor-vehicle accident. I found …

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Your Autism Magazine (vol 52 – No 2 . Summer 2018)

I have recently received my first issue of the quarterly, Your Autism Magazine created by the National Autistic Society. It is brilliant and contains some very helpful, informative articles. I thought in this post I would provide my own opinion on some of the subjects covered in the Summer 2018 issue. Page 4 - PIP …

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