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Aspergers: Needing Control

Aspergers: Needing Control

Due to where I am on the spectrum (Location on spectrum really meaning my personal array of symptoms) I possess extreme need to be a control freak, not because I am stubborn and difficult but because it makes me feel safe... which psychology has...

June 19, 2017 By Shaun Faulkner

Aspergers: Difficult Experiences

Aspergers: Difficult Experiences

Aspergers Experiences: What's my most difficult encounter

June 20, 2017 By Shaun Faulkner

The "Spectrum" is not a measure of severity

The "Spectrum" is not a measure of severity

Don't judge someone by their location on the spectrum, there is no low or high, there just is, you're either on the spectrum or you are not, if you are on there don't try to measure the difficulty, try to think how you can ease the difficulty.

June 20, 2017 By Shaun Faulkner

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PECS – the Picture Exchange Communication System

PECS – the Picture Exchange Communication System

in Speech & Language Therapy (Private) Articles

PECS, or the Picture Exchange Communication System, is a low-tech aided method of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) that involves the use of cards with pictures. Children who are unable to talk or write can learn to communicate...

Joint Attention and Autism Explained

Joint Attention and Autism Explained

in Speech & Language Therapy (Private) Articles

When two people are both focused on the same thing, it is known as joint attention. It doesn’t matter what they’re focused on (it could be a person, an object, an event, even a concept) just that they’re sharing a common focus...

NICE Guidelines and Diagnosing Autism – What You Should Know

NICE Guidelines and Diagnosing Autism – What You Should Know

in NHS Speech & Language Articles, CAMHS: Child & Adult Mental Health Service Article, Speech & Language Therapy (Private) Articles, Psychotherapy Articles

At London Speech Therapy, we think it’s best to avoid confusing terminology. That’s why we use plain English and offer simple explanations of some of the more confusing jargon that gets thrown around when you start to interact...