Christmas can be a magical time, but if someone in your family is on the spectrum, there’s extra pressure to get it right. These simple pointers may help.
Teddy Matthews is transgender and has autism. In his final blog, Teddy brings us up to date. And his world today is a much happier place.
Teddy Matthews is transgender and has autism. Teddy Matthews is transgender and has autism. This is the second of Teddy’s very truthful blogs about his experiences.
Starting a new school or going back to school can be a daunting experience for anyone, but for those on the autism spectrum, it may be more difficult to adjust than others.
I was kindly invited by Autism Together to sell five of my paintings at their charity art auction, at the Corke Gallery in Liverpool, and got the chance to be there to see how the evening went. As part of the evening, I also volunteered at the event by helping out with guests.
Autism’s Got Talent 2018 showcased at the Mermaid Theatre in London last weekend, and the show was packed with exciting and diverse talent from those on the autistic spectrum. One performer, Teddy Matthews, had the audience engrossed as he read one of his poems, ‘Autism’, explaining what autism meant to him.
I had begun working at Autism Together in 2013 and in the spring of 2014 my colleague Jane asked to attend a conference in Paris. On her return Jane told me about an academic from America who was demonstrating the use of biometric technology and was discussing a project that he had ongoing in a school in New York state.