International Men’s day 2019

International Men’s day 2019

Are young men at risk of mental health problems later in life? And if so, what can you do to mitigate the risks and help them now? In todays blog, we aim to look the reasons many men suffer with their mental health. How big is the problem? It’s reported that 1 in 8...
TEACCHing Independence

TEACCHing Independence

The TEACCH Autism Program started in 1972 as part of the University of North Carolina. TEACCH stands for Treatment and Education of Autistic and Communication Handicapped Children. It was developed as a system of university-based regional centers to serve children,...
Autism interventions – where is the evidence?

Autism interventions – where is the evidence?

Parents and teachers can often feel overwhelmed when considering which approaches to use to support young people with autism. There are numerous intervention strategies and approaches advocated within the literature. Research Autism list a bewildering 978 different...
Multiple-intelligence theory & autism

Multiple-intelligence theory & autism

Consider Autism.  Although a hugely complex disorder, characterised by multiple symptoms, the defining feature of autism is a deficit in socialisation and communication. People with autism struggle to develop the communicative abilities that develop so readily...