BBC Radio 4 Between ourselves

Olivia O’Leary brings together people with similar experiences. Two people with Asperger’s Syndrome share a fascinating and personal discussion. A fascinating, and very personal, discussion between two people who have Asperger’s Syndrome. Presented by Olivia O’Leary. Frederick Veal is in his late 40s, and was only diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome…

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…

Ricks 10k run

Just to let you all know Rick ran the BUPA Greater Manchester 10k Run today 15th May in 1hr 3mins – will let you know what he raised as soon as its all collected.  A huge thank you to everyone who has donated and you can still donate by visiting  Ricks giving…

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…