Recommended Autism Positive Books

In this post I recommend Autism Positive books. As well as being constructive they will help reinforce many of the things I talk about in my articles. Over the years I
Asperger Syndrome What's in a name In the maze of the autism narrative it's easy to get lost

Asperger’s Syndrome: What’s in a name?

Asperger's Syndrome: What's in a name? Amongst all the different diagnoses around Autism, Asperger’s syndrome has a relatively brief, yet hugely convoluted history. It has only been a diagnosis since

Infinite Autism

After seven years of supporting parents and Autistic people as a full time job for free, something had to give.So Kieran decided to set up Infinite Autism.  A Social Enterprise.Kieran

An Autistic Identity

  "Some people have an identity. I have an alibi. I have a shadow self." - Andre Aciman I've been writing a fair amount of training material recently, for myself and for several
Gold writing on a Black background reading: "What is Neurodiversity?" Below that an image of five dandelion heads in a row, coloured white, yellow, blue, green and purple on a blurred green background.

What is Neurodiversity?

The Neurodiversity Paradigm describes the notion that all individual humans work in similar ways, but some work more similarly than others. Consider this picture of a forest: In this forest are
"Autism has been viewed through a medical lens for a very long time, understanding has changed immensely, but the outdated and misinterpreted social and cultural notions of what Autism is, still perpetuate, as much in the Professional world as they do in the outside world."

What is Autism?

'What is Autism?' is a question that’s asked over and over but actually, when you dig beneath the surface, it’s actually very rarely answered. Most charities and professionals will say this: Autism
A human brain in black overlaid with tree branches representing Neurology. The back ground is gold. In Black writing: "What are Learning Disabilities?" and "How we define a Learning Disability is symptomatic of how the majority is taken to be the norm and what we understand as intelligence." www.theautisticadvocate.com

What are Learning Disabilities?

Not to be confused with what are termed in the UK as Learning Difficulties (Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia etc), a Learning Disability is described as something that affects how someone learns