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Autism Champions Newsletter #3 October 1st 2022

Hi everyone,


I've started an autism newsletter where I work. I will also send a copy via this website. They will be published weekly or fortnightly depending on the amount of news. If you see news, events, articles etc that you want to share here please email me at Steven.hardy@nhs.net



Abuse and scandals 


Our statement on BBC Panorama Undercover Hospital Patients at Risk


Girls With Autism Face Three Times the Risk of Sexual Assault


Years of scandal and promises as patients suffer


Homes not hospitals


Autism: Family's four-year fight to get autistic son home


Call for papers


Meeting the trauma needs of Autistic people


Employment 


Children with autism and learning difficulties face a huge struggle in getting an apprenticeship says parent who’s sent a letter to Prime Minister Liz Truss


Children with disabilities need access to work placements before age 18, Sligo conference told


Adults with learning disabilities and autism to be supported through new employment scheme


Conferences 


Portadown mum to host Autism Hive NI conference following sudden death of her son Luke (suicide)


Research 


BYU research highlights the importance of parent intervention for children with autism


Human gene variant in ADHD, autism exposes sex-dependence of neuronal signaling mechanisms


Understanding the spectrum of autism through DNA


Researchers Share Guidelines for Inclusive Language in Autism Research


Autistic children with imaginary friends have better social skills, just like neurotypical children


Health


Short-term exposure to air pollution may aggravate autism symptoms


Hypnosis for the Treatment of Autism


Autism and Chronic Pain: How Can I Help My Child?


The cloudy connection between fragile X and cancer


ActuallyAutistic


Rosie O'Donnell Opens Up About Her Daughter with Autism in Emotional Essay: 'She's a Gift'


Spicy Autism: How It Feels To Have Autism While Latino


Heartbreak High has the best representation of autism I’ve ever seen


Biking With My Autistic Son A Personal Perspective: The dignity and reward of taking some risks.


The Governess, Anne Hegerty, on autism, quizzing and her challenges with everyday life


What these autistic people want you to call them


County Council and NHS seek views on autism language


How to grow into, not out of, autism


Law and order


Family of 13 year old Autistic boy who was shot several times speaks out


Animal friendly 


Service dogs for autistic people


THERAPY DOGS DON’T ALWAYS HELP KIDS WITH AUTISM


Poole boy to jump out of a plane for Dogs For Autism


Sensory


 How Does Sensory Integration Therapy Work?Supermarkets a 'spiderweb' of sensory experiences


Diagnosis


Gamifying Autism Diagnosis and Treatment


See you soon!


Have a great week😀








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