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Brand new blog post discussing some of the lesser known signs of #autism :) #autismawareness

Greetings Earthlings! 🙂 So this week I wanted to briefly put together a post about some of the lesser known autistic traits. I’ve discussed most of these before, but I wanted to put them all in the one place 🙂 Fecal Smearing– yep, really diving in at the…
Lesser Known Signs of Autsim
Lesser Known Signs of Autsim
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Time to take a look at this year's season of the #netflix smash #Atypical 😊 #autismawareness #autism

Greetings Earthlings! 🙂 Following on from last years discussion of the Netflix smash ‘Atypical‘, I wanted to see how the second season fared in it’s portrayal of autism 🙂 In case you need a reminder, ‘Atypical‘ focuses on autistic teenager Sam as he…
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Brand new blog post looking at the portrayal of #autism / #aspergerssyndrome in the film 'Little Man Tate' #autismawareness #littlemantate

Greetings Earthlings 🙂 This week I’d like to focus in on the 1991 film Little Man Tate and it’s depiction of Asperger’s Syndrome. Directed by and starring Jodie Foster, Little Man Tate tells the story of Fred, a young genius (sigh) with Asperger’s…
Autism on Screen-Little Man Tate
Autism on Screen-Little Man Tate
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Brand new blog post about #autism and attachment to #toys and #objects :) #autismawareness

  Greetings Earthlings! 🙂 Today I’d like to briefly talk about autism and attachment to toys and or objects. Why Aoife I hear you ask? Is it not “normal” for children to be attached to toys, blankets, teddies etc.? Indeed, as many as 70% of children will…
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Brand new post about #autism and #thrush- more interesting than you might think! :P ;) #autismawareness

Greetings Earthlings! 🙂 Thrush- not the most fun topic to talk about, and not one that you would immediately associate with ASDs. BUT! This opportunistic infection may have more to do with autism than you might think! Following a recent brush with thrush…
Autism and Thrush
Autism and Thrush
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Brand new post discussing the different levels of #autism 😊 #autismawareness

Greetings Earthlings! 🙂 Leading on from my previous posts about the different forms of autism (lesser known ASDs; Asperger’s Syndrome (AS); Broad Autism Phenotype (BAP) etc.), I’d like to talk about some changes in the classification of autism that have…
Levels of Autism
Levels of Autism
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Time for a new blog post talking about #robots and #autism! :D #autismawareness

Greetings Earthlings! 🙂 Today I’d like to briefly discuss a somewhat unusual topic- robots and autism. Yes, I know what you’re all thinking, Aoife has finally lost it- but just before you call in the men in the white coats, let me tell you about the…
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Back with a brand new post Earthlings focusing on new research into the #science of #autism :D #autismawarenesss #neuroscience #research

Greetings Earthlings! 🙂 The world of research is fast paced- every day new studies are published telling us new and exciting things about the human body. As the scientific community has yet to pinpoint the exact underlying mechanisms involved in autism,…
Research News Update July 2018
Research News Update July 2018
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Taking a break for the next couple of weeks Earthlings for some well needed R and R :) #autismawareness #holidays #summer

Greetings Earthlings! 🙂 Just a quick post to say that there will be not new blogs for the next couple of weeks as I’m heading away for some much  needed R and R 🙂 Hope everyone is enjoying the summer! 😎 Aoife
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Brand new blog post about #autism and #echolalia :) #autismawareness

Greetings Earthlings! 🙂 This week we’re going to talk about something that effects approximately 75% of autists- Echolalia. I know, I know, it’s a mouthful- but echolalia is actually quite simple: Echolalia is the meaningless repetition of noises, words…
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