autism spectrum conditions
Autism spectrum conditions affect about 1 in 100 people in the country. It is a lifelong condition that affects everybody differently.
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Ruled Out: Why Are Children with Autism Missing Out on Education?
Ruled Out is a campaign launched by Ambitious about Autism which aims to stop children with autism missing out on their education, so that every child with autism can learn, thrive and achieve.
During research for the campaign the orgamnisation heard from over 500 parents and carers of children with autism. One of the common themes raised was the difficulty in getting clear information about parents’ and children’s rights in relation to accessing education.
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Exclusive extract: Technology-based interventions for people with autism
Chapter 14: Innovative technology-based interventions for people with autism spectrum disorders by Christos Nikopoulos and Elias Tsakanikos
This is aimed at staff in social care and health services, families, carers and anyone else who supports people with autism spectrum conditions (ASC), with or without additional learning disabilities.
Published in association with the Estia Centre, this guide provides a comprehensive introduction to working with people who have autism spectrum conditions (ASC). The book addresses the needs of people with ASC across the lifespan and across the range of intellectual functioning. Though the content is grounded in evidence-based practice and recent research, the text is intended to be as practical as possible, offering insight into the everyday lives of people with ASC and how staff can best support them.Click here to buy your copy
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.