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Autism and Dementia-friendly visiting times at Ipswich Museum

Sharing details of the Autism and Dementia-friendly visiting times at Ipswich Museum. The relaxed visiting times take place on the first Saturday of the month and are intended to provide a more relaxed experience of the museum. About July's … Read Article about Autism and Dementia-friendly visiting times at Ipswich Museum

Sensory library sessions

The Saturday Club Sensory Library is filled with a variety of sensory items which are designed to help people adjust to, or cope with sensory challenges. The aim is to enable children or adults to try sensory equipment to see if it would be … Read Article about Sensory library sessions

Sensory library sessions

The Saturday Club Sensory Library is filled with a variety of sensory items which are designed to help people adjust to, or cope with sensory challenges. The aim is to enable children or adults to try sensory equipment to see if it would be … Read Article about Sensory library sessions

Five-year NHS autism research strategy for England

A five-year NHS autism research strategy, to facilitate the use of the best current evidence when making decisions about autism services provided by or paid for by the NHS in England. Introduction Autism is not a rare condition (about 1–2% of … Read Article about Five-year NHS autism research strategy for England

Improving communication – improving lives

Improving communication, improving lives: how professionals should talk to the people they support In this webinar, Alexis Quinn, autistic woman and author; Dr Jeremy Tudway, Clinical Director for Dimensions, and Max Green, Ambassador for the … Read Article about Improving communication – improving lives

Improving communication, improving lives

Improving communication, improving lives: how professionals should talk to the people they support In this webinar, Alexis Quinn, autistic woman and author; Dr Jeremy Tudway, Clinical Director for Dimensions, and Max Green, Ambassador for the … Read Article about Improving communication, improving lives

Supported Loving toolkit

The Supported Loving network has produced a series of guides to help support people with learning disabilities and autistic people with issues around sex and relationships. Supported Loving is a human rights-based campaign, with associated network … Read Article about Supported Loving toolkit

Suffolk Family Carers: parent carer survey

A message from Suffolk Family Carers: "In the coming months we will establish peer support groups and workshops for parents and carers of children and young people with neurodevelopmental difficulties." "To ensure we meet the needs of … Read Article about Suffolk Family Carers: parent carer survey

Climbing the Rainbow

A message from Melanie: "Hi I'm Melanie, mother of two lovely children, one of which is wonderfully autistic. I am the creator behind the blog Climbing the Rainbow." "The blog is about my autistic son Harry and our journey, as well as providing … Read Article about Climbing the Rainbow

Inside The Autistic Mind

Inside The Autistic Mind: a new BBC series with Chris Packham BBC Studios is making a new series with Chris Packham about the lived experience of autism for BBC Two. If you're autistic and would like to take part, please tell a little bit about … Read Article about Inside The Autistic Mind

Autism Peer Support

Have a say in the future of Peer Support for Autistic people Health Education England (HEE) are exploring what capabilities are required for people that become peer support workers for autistic people. These capabilities will cover the skills, … Read Article about Autism Peer Support

Civil Service internship

An exciting three-week work experience opportunity in the Civil Service is being offered to 60 autistic young people. This information is shared by Ambitious About Autism To apply, you must be: autistic aged between 18 and 25 at the … Read Article about Civil Service internship

LGBTQ+ An easy read guide

As part of the Leeds LGBTQ+ Health Inclusion Project, CHANGE produced an easy-read guide to being LGBTQ+ and what it means. Its aim was to help LGBTQ+ people who are also autistic, have a learning disability or mental health difficulties be … Read Article about LGBTQ+ An easy read guide

Suffolk Autism Social Club

About the Club This is a social club for adults on the autism spectrum run by Leading Lives. Come and meet like-minded people in an informal setting. You are welcome to bring along a friend or family member. There will be a monthly … Read Article about Suffolk Autism Social Club

The NHS has recently launched the 'Help Us, Help You' campaign. The campaign encourages people to contact their GP if they are worried about a symptom that could be cancer. Find out more: NHS.uk/cancersymptoms ...

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