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Social Anxiety

Next week I am going to be driving 8 hours away, alone, to meet with some friends. I’m terrified. We’re all meeting at a fancy restaurant that has mostly food I’m allergic to and I haven’t seen these ladies in… ever, hah. 190 more words

Answered Questions: Supplemental

We recently published an issue of Answered Questions with Autism as its theme. We would like to add the following resources and community outreach for our readers in the US: 69 more words


Birthday party

This weekend we’re having an online Posh party to raise some money to help offset costs for a birthday party for Harrison. We can’t afford one this year without the help. 37 more words

Single review: Laura Doggett 'Phoenix/Moonshine'

The name Laura Doggett may not immediately strike a chord with many people, but on the evidence of both her superb debut single ‘Phoenix’ and the atmospheric ‘Moonshine’, she is sure to be one you’ll be hearing plenty more about in the next few months. 371 more words

Asperger's Syndrome

God, Help Me Tell My Son

How do you tell your child you have cancer? (I don’t know for sure, but it doesn’t look too good). Chris will be 21 next month. 286 more words

On Iain Bank's 'The Quarry'

Iain Bank’s final novel, published posthumously in June 2013, is a book which doesn’t shy away from the difficult of its subject. Kit, is an autistic teenager living on the edge of a quarry with his cancer-stricken father, Guy. 405 more words


Autism: a factfile

What is autism and its symptoms? 

  • Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder (a severe impairment in several areas of development which starts early in childhood and becomes apparent as the child begins to develop).
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