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Visual communication: from research to practice Author: Anonymous Date posted: 28/01/2016

We regularly recommend visual communication strategies because people on the spectrum often have strengths in visual learning. This is especially important in our work through Aspect Positive Behaviour Support where communication can replace challenging behaviour.

Read more Neurodiversity and looking through the lens Author: Anonymous Date posted: 14/12/2015

Guest blogger Amy Smith discusses the concept of neurodiversity and how this often misunderstood model plays a key role in helping people on the autism spectrum, their neurotypical loved ones, and organisations like Aspect in providing assistance and support.

Read more Education never stops Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 27/06/2014

The opportunity to learn is everywhere. Not just in the classroom, but all around the world we live in. Read about Thomas' own experiences at school and an expert's view.

Read more Why My Dad is an Autism Hero Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 20/09/2018

in this blog, Thomas talks about how important his father is to his life, what autism means in today's society and why we need to do better.

Read more Ever wondered why autistic people find a home in pop culture? Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 29/03/2018

HAve you ever wondered what made Symmetra fantastic? or what makes Conventions so appealing to people on the spectrum? Thomas Kuzma has these answers on his latest article. 

Read more #MeToo - relationships, trust and consent Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 14/02/2018

My name is Thomas Kuzma and I’m here  today with my good friends Emma Gallagher and Amy Smith. We’re talking about the #metoo movement, relationships and consent.

THOMAS: The #metoo movement has recently made the world ask itself questions about consent. What we haven’t heard however is the autism side of this matter. Speaking from your experience, what does #metoo mean to the two of you and others on the spectrum?

Read more X+Y: The Review Author: Ben Calandruccio Date posted: 29/01/2018
Ben Calandruccio is a movie fan, writer and a young man on the autism spectrum.
He's back with a new review, of the movie "X+Y"
 

 

 

 

Read more How The Last Jedi and Pokemon Taught Me to Let Go Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 24/01/2018

When you live on the autism spectrum, it is hard to let go of matters. It doesn't matter if it is a past love, someone bullying you or a waiter mistaking your order, these things happen. Thomas Kuzma goes into detail about how the latest Star Wars movie taught him to move on in life. 

Read more How The Last Jedi and Pokemon Taught Me to Let Go Author: Thomas Kuzma Date posted: 24/01/2018

When you live on the autism spectrum, it is hard to let go of matters. It doesn't matter if it is a past love, someone bullying you or a waiter mistaking your order, these things happen. Thomas Kuzma goes into detail about how the latest Star Wars movie taught him to move on in life. 

Read more Atypical – First Impressions by Ben Calandruccio Author: Ben Calandruccio Date posted: 11/10/2017
Ben Calandruccio is a movie fan, writer and a young man on the autism spectrum.
He's back with his first impressions of the new Netflix TV series "Atypical"

 

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