The Guardian Newspaper reports: Research on 85 families finds less than a third of siblings with autism carry the same genetic risk, and in nearly 70% of cases known contributory mutations do not overlap.
A major study of autism in families has found that brothers and sisters
This is a great source of information for anyone who has autism in their life.
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Everyone should have a Buddy. When Buddy enters a room, everything automatically lights up. Buddy exudes charisma. Buddy is the life and soul.
CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE DESERVE BETTER MENTAL HEALTH CARE
A new report from the House of Commons Health Select Committee identifies serious and deeply ingrained problems with the current state of Children’s and Adolescents’ Mental Health Services (CAMHS).
‘Uppies for Autism’ is a sporting challenge initiated by England footballer Jack Wilshere in collaboration with The Autism Trust.
At Circus Starr, our mission is to create accessible community circus events throughout the UK that positively engage with children with physical disabilities, learning difficulties and families from disadvantaged backgrounds.
In May 2015, we decide who will run our country for the next 5 years. This is our chance to tell politicians what needs to change to achieve an equal society for people with a learning disability and their families.
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Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them.
It is a spectrum condition, which means that, while all people with autism share certain difficulties, their condition will affect them in different ways. Some people with autism are able to live relatively independent lives but others may have accompanying learning disabilities and need a lifetime of specialist support.