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Unique centre for adults with autism

Unlike most facilities that cater to adults with special needs, APP Autism provides support and variety

Autistic children welcome

A new centre offers hope to families needing support for children with special needs

The ABCs of autism in the classroom: ‘He only wants to eat sandwiches with cheese’

Autistic children experience the world differently, but this doesn’t stop them from learning.

Autism and its uncommon angels

Dembe Ndou learned to play piano in no time at all, but simply chatting is a complex challenge.

The danger of being different

Fear and loathing of autism is bad enough, but violence is simply intolerable in a civilised society.

Embracing autism in business

Software companies and a specialist placement organisation based in Denmark are pioneering a new approach to recruiting people with autism.

Comment: Ignorant reporting can be lethal

As the fallout regarding misinformation about vaccines and antiretrovirals shows, words can kill.

Understanding autism

The disorder is often misunderstood and sufferers become subjects of abuse.

Autistic children encouraged to mentally ‘talk things through’

British scientists say teaching autistic children to "talk things through" in their heads might help them solve tricky day-to-day tasks.

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

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