The Benefits of Hiring People with Autism – an article by Joe Thomas, July 2016
In the UK there are more than 700,000 individuals living with autism, however, less than 15% of these people are in full-time employment. This is a dispiriting figure when you consider the many skills and talents peopl
Featuring important work in institutions
SOFT tulip has been working wonders in Ukraine in early support and for older children and adults.
Watch Making a Change - a short movie about the work of SOFT tulip. Dutch spoken, with English subtitles.
Same movie, with Ukrainian subtitles: Зміни на краще
From Mary Spence at Challenging Behaviour Foundation:
To mark the ongoing failures and the anniversary of the Winterbourne View scandal, some families whose relatives were at Winterbourne View have come together to share their experiences in “Tea, smiles, and empty promises”, which will be ava
Do you work in a supportive role?
Are you required to offer emotional support to others, discuss sensitive issues or have difficult conversations?
Relate can help you to develop useful counselling skills, interview management techniques and enable positive change. Successful completion of this c
‘a cup of fortified porridge three times a week’
By Connie Green, Professor Emerita, Appalachian State University
"My name is Samira. I am 6 years old and I live in Butanuka, Burundi. Many months ago, I was very sick and couldn't walk as I wanted. My mom brought me and my younger sister to t
There are still over 2,000 people with a learning disability and / or autism in hospital inpatient units
where they are at risk of abuse and mistreatment.
Further information: https://www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk/news/winterbourne-view-10-years-on/
I dream that one day... I will be "less" invisible for Humankind.
I dream that one day... Humankind will recover the patience it has lost.
I dream that one day... Humankind will recover its wisdom and will understand my communication.
I dream that one day... Humankind will be close again as in ancie