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If you can’t beat them Join them – Katie Hopkins
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If you can’t beat them Join them – Katie Hopkins

Oh dear, Rent-a-Gob Hopkins is back in the autism news only this time it seems she wants to join us rather than deride us.  "I'm probably on the spectrum" she's claimed, another pitch for a headline that will fill another few nano-seconds in the media's dr...
Book Review:  Different Drummer.  One Man’s music and its impact on ADD, Autism and Anxiety by Jeff Strong
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Book Review: Different Drummer. One Man’s music and its impact on ADD, Autism and Anxiety by Jeff Strong

"Different Drummer" by Jeff Strong charts a two decade exploration of the potential of drumming to influence brain activity. Through memoir and case examples, Jeff takes us into the world of his lifelong passion for drumming. Under the influence of his myster...
Autism Inside Out (a new series by Susan Dunne looking at autism from within)
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Autism Inside Out (a new series by Susan Dunne looking at autism from within)

It's something in the way you move - autism and interpreting body language Reading in ADN of a recent Australian study which suggests that children with autism don't have problems interpreting body language, I wasn't unduly surprised. I've always suspected ...
Autism in the workplace: ‘Always thought you were a bit weird’
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Autism in the workplace: ‘Always thought you were a bit weird’

I was sitting in a doctor’s office, describing yet again how a day at work could be hell. I told him why sharing the same space, listening to my colleagues’ music/small talk/breathing drove me mad and why someone saying “good morning” could feel like a persona...