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The National Autistic Society founder, Dr Lorna Wing

Dr Lorna Wing, one of the founders of The National Autistic Society (NAS), died on 6 June 2014 at the age of 85.

Dr Wing developed the concept of autism as a spectrum condition in the 1970s, and later the term Asperger’s syndrome, revolutionising the way autism was regarded and her influence globally. 402 more words


What us wheel-running gerbils can learn from chefs

“It’s like a very … Zen-like thing. All my knives are clean. Clean cutting board. Clear space to work. Clear mind.”

- Greg Barr, sous-chef at New York City’s Esca…

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Supporting pupils with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or ADD)

There are simple and effective ways to help your pupils with ADHD to enjoy and achieve at school, by managing inattention and impulsiveness in the classroom, whilst encourage the development of social skills. 998 more words


A few treaments for ADHD...

There are many types of treatments for ADHD, whether it is alternative forms, therapeutic or training. A few of the alternative methods include:

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All About Jaivon

When Do You Let Your ADHD Teenager Spread Their Wings?

Kurt is going to a ‘rave’ tomorrow night.

Which obviously fills me with immense joy.

Due to social anxiety my boy rarely goes out, so I’m not really in any position to lay down the law on this one. 591 more words


Teaching French the American Weigh

Imagine yourself in a multiplex movie theater. Curiously, no walls separate the half-dozen theaters that form the multiplex. Miraculously, you are watching six different screens all at once, thoroughly understanding and enjoying every scene, word, character. 1,058 more words

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

The sour smell of success (or not)

“And if the food is truly vile, as my ersatz eggs Florentine surely were, then the cook must simply grit her teeth and bear it with a smile — and learn from her mistakes.”    

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