Asperger’s syndrome is a type of autism, and people with the condition are usually considered at the ‘high-functioning’ end of the spectrum.
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Pathway to Employment: Sarah Hendrickx
Pavilion’s Pathways to Employment: Making it work for autistic people conference consider practicalities of effective support to get people with autism into employment and to thrive in it. In her talk, Sarah Hendrickx spoke about her own experiences in the world of employment as a person with autism and how she has used it to her advantage in setting up her own business.
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Exclusive extract: The Anger Box - Phoebe Caldwell
Phoebe Caldwell offers a fresh insight into autism spectrum disorders in The Anger Box.
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This book will be of interest to professionals, as well as appealing to parents with autistic children, those with a general interest in the subject and many individuals on the autism spectrum themselves.
Shifting attention away from presentation and symptoms alone, Phoebe explores and attempts to understand the sensory issues experienced by those on the spectrum and their neurobiological roots in an effort to find new ways of alleviating the distress that can characterise this condition.