Proposed changes to Definition of Autism

Dear all, as mentioned at Annual Autism conference in Stockport a few months ago the USA has been considering the terminology associated with Autism. The extract below represents a fairly brief summary of planned changes to what autism is described as (ie Autism, aspergers, PDD etc).   Crucially the classic…

Big Soceity

I wonder whether there are any ideas / options that we might be able to consider and communicate as ways to promote what can and should be done locally to make things better for our special children.  Having to fight the system on so many counts must present a real…

Coalition plans to centralise schools funding

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