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Children with autism aren’t necessarily visual learners
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Children with autism aren’t necessarily visual learners

Children with autism are often described as “visual learners” and said to “think in pictures”. Accordingly, teachers and therapists routinely prescribe picture-based communication systems in an effort to support their learning. However, the findings of a st...
How to help young people with autism stay on in education after school
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How to help young people with autism stay on in education after school

Fewer than one in four young people with autism continue their education after school. Too often, colleges and universities are just not equipped or well-enough prepared to support young people with autism to move into further or higher education. There are al...
Children with autism shouldn’t be forced to socialise
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Children with autism shouldn’t be forced to socialise

When human beings see a face and socially engage with another human, whether it’s a stranger or loved one, we get a hit of the feel-good chemicals oxytocin and dopamine. It’s fleeting and subconscious a lot of the time, but it reinforces us to seek out and enj...
Are we ready for a test that could ‘pre-diagnose’ autism in babies?
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Are we ready for a test that could ‘pre-diagnose’ autism in babies?

For children with autism, early intervention is critical. Therapies and education – especially in the first two years of life – can facilitate a child’s social development, reduce familial stress and ultimately improve quality of life. But while we can reli...
Language Processing and Autism – How wrong I was
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Language Processing and Autism – How wrong I was

Language processing can be very difficult for many autistic people. For many children, learning new words as they develop doesn’t necessarily mean they are able to use their new vocabulary as functional communication skills. For example, as a child my son was...
Breaking news: England attack religious freedom Proclaims the latest Genesis two newsletter!
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Breaking news: England attack religious freedom Proclaims the latest Genesis two newsletter!

Editor’s Note:   Yesterday, Autism Daily Newscast updated our story on the recent meeting with Trading Standards closely monitor MMS sales in the UK.   Our regular contributor, Emma Dalmayne, is a strong advocate who wants anyone selling MMS to be prosecut...