Understanding cerebral palsy – what is it and what are its effects?
How retailers can make shops more accessible for autistic children
Shopping can be a challenging experience for children on the autistic spectrum. With increased restrictions on where we can and can't go due to the coronavirus pandemic, our shopping habits have come under scrutiny. Here, Rachel Clinkard, from shoe retailer Charles Clinkard, shares how their business has been able to adapt their shops to make them more autism-friendly.
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#LDTchat on people with learning disabilities being excluded from autism research
A Beginner's Guide to Neurodiversity
Have NHS efforts to reduce over medicating been successful?
In 2016, the UK government launched a groundbreaking drive to reduce the use of psychotropic drugs for people with autism and learning disabilities. But recent figures show that while prescribing rates for antipsychotics have fallen since the campaign’s launch, antidepressants, hypnotics, and stimulants have all risen.