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July 2020

Flashback: Eating, Food and Autism

Flashback: Eating, Food and Autism

Many of us enjoy our mealtime. But, for autistic people, mealtime could be difficult due to their diverse sensory experiences. Sensory experiences relating to eating difficulties include touch/texture, sound/noise, smell and even the eating environment. Autism Voice held the Food and Autism workshop on 27th February to inform parents/carers, autistic adults and professionals about the […]

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Flashback: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Choices, Healthy Sex: removing the stigma around autism and sex education

Autistic people tend to get different feelings (Hyper and Hypo) in relation to sex because of their different sensory experiences. This makes it very important for young autistic people to be provided with the right information and education regarding sex. At the Autism Voice autism and sex education workshop held on Thursday 12th March, Autism

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Flashback: Mums, children join us in a half-term week of fun, play and entertainment

This February half-term Autism Voice organised a five-day play and social club for children with autism, their siblings and parents. ‘It was a week full of fun, play and entertainment’ ~ says Mrs Augusta Siaw the lead teacher. The week was divided into five themes, with each day having its own theme. On Monday the

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