The mental health toll of the Covid-19 pandemic on family carers
Sex and relationships education for people with intellectual disabilities and with autism
Social work and autism: are you getting the support you need?
What should you expect from your annual health check when you have a learning disability?
Structured activities for people with a learning disability during the Covid-19 pandemic
Can social enterprises for people with learning disabilities survive the pandemic?
Mental health challenges facing people with tic disorders during Covid-19
What is the best way to share and respond to an autism diagnosis?
"How do I tell you I'm autistic?" is a common question people ask themselves, having received a diagnosis. "How should I respond?" is an internal dilemma that sometimes runs through the mind of individuals when someone they know shares their condition with them. Here we consider these questions and more.
Do teachers know best? Schools pressurising parents to 'chemically restrain' children
Are autism and ADHD symptoms of the same underlying condition?
Studies have revealed symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in around two thirds of autistic people. But are autism and ADHD symptoms of the same underlying condition? Academic Dr Simon Bignell has questioned whether autism and ADHD may be “one overarching disorder with a range of subtypes”