Posts Tagged ‘autism’


Another poor sentence for a hate-crime against the disabled

I sat in my kitchen yesterday afternoon, switched on the laptop, and checked the Google newsfeed on the site. A headline from The Guardian attracted my attention and I clicked through. My wife wandered in looked at the screen and asked me the blindingly obvious – “whatcha doin?”

“Reading a news story on The Guardian”, I replied.

“Oh. [...]

Project Lifesaver

I was sent this entry by parents of a lad with Down Syndrome in the USA. This rang a chord with me (and I am sure will do so with other parents too) as my son once decided to take himself off to the local park without our knowledge! Whilst my wife and I frantically searched the surrounding [...]

Numicon maths teaching system

Numicon is a multi-sensory maths teaching programme using visual Numicon images in a series of practical teaching activities currently comprising three stages – Foundation, Stage 1 and Stage 2. We have used the Numicon system with our son for a number of years now.

The teaching programme which accompanies the Numicon apparatus has been developed by the authors as [...]

National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society champions the rights and interests of all people with autism in the UK. This is achieved by working with local and central government bodies, and raising public awareness of autism and the issues facing those affected. To continue providing its diverse array of services each year, the NAS relies on a wide [...]