Autism

  1. Autism, Uni & Me

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    Video caption: Dan's top tips for dealing with student life...

    Dan's top tips for dealing with student life...

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    Video caption: Bonfire night: 'Go away fireworks and don't come back'

    Joe has autism and doesn't like fireworks – but his mum and an autism charity have some tips to help.

  3. Joe's mum has found these methods to help her autistic son manage bonfire night

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    Video caption: Check out these other tips from the National Autistic Society to keep people near you safe
  4. Let's Talk About Autism "Cures"

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    Video caption: Jessica explores MMS therapy which can be peddled as a “cure” for autism.

    "Autistic children will not be cured. They’ll grow up into adults like me who are autistic… which is not a tragedy."

  5. 'Captain Tobias' to take on third marathon fundraiser

    A nine-year-old boy from Sheffield has announced plans to take on a third marathon after raising more than £150,000 with his first two efforts.

    Tobias Weller and Jess Ennis, Sheffield

    Earlier this year, Tobias Weller, who has cerebral palsy and autism, walked and ran marathons on the street where he lives in Sheffield using a walker and a specially designed running frame.

    Also known as Captain Tobias, the youngster (pictured above) has now raised £150,030 for Sheffield Children's Hospital and the Paces special school he attends.

    In a Twitter post, he thanked everyone who had donated and said he is planning to take on another marathon on his trike.

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    Video caption: Mother and son write book in lockdown celebrating his autism

    Archie, 11, and his mum wrote the illustrated book during lockdown to help explain his autism to others.

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    Video caption: Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love: Living with my autism

    Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love won his appeal against extradition and his autism was cited as a factor.