Male Carers Support Group – Macclesfield

First meeting 16:00 on Thursday April 14th at Kendal Road Offices of the Cheshire Carer’s Centre. [That’s at the Gawsworth end of Macclesfield!] The intention is to have monthly meetngs and associated activities to share ideas and give or get help. For more information call 01270215440, Dave Johnson, Male Carer…

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…

How we got on at BIRD

I promised those who asked that I would put a post on to let you know how we got on at B.I.R.D yesterday.  The assessment took around an hour and a half with lots of talking and asking Ben how he felt about things and what troubles he had, Ben…