The National Autistic Society launch their first "Schools’ Autism Awareness Week" this year.
The Jigsaw Tree were contacted today by BBC Raw, a BBC Pilot Project for socially and racially diverse young people who want to develop as digital filmmakers - just like Gerard Groves.
The Jigsaw Tree Meeting Dates for 2015/2016 The Jigsaw Tree Meeting Dates for 2015/2016 Well, The Jigsaw Tree will have been running for a whole year in September and dates for the next
Why autism should NOT be seen as a disease: The following post is from a very talented young lady, who happens to have autism. She wrote it in response to this front cover of Time
Yesterday the Annual Disability Rocks in the North Festival was held at Nell Bank in Ilkley. We, my girls included, did not really know what to expect from the Disability Rocks in the North Festival,
Mind the Gap! What can you do to help your child between them being referred to be tested for an Autism Spectrum Condition and receiving a diagnosis? Recently, I have spoken to A LOT of
A BBC Newsround Special on School Exclusions This is what Hayley, the Newsround Presenter had to say about School Exclusions. You can watch the 7 minute long Newsround Special here. Hayley has made a
Autism in Pink The Autism in Pink project was an EU Lifelong Learning Programme funded partnership between four European organisations to research and educate about autism (including Asperger syndrome) in women. The project gathered a
Gold Stars Award from the Autism Education Trust Helen Teasdale has been the first person in Leeds to receive the AET Gold Stars Award. She was nominated for the award by STARS the autism outreach
Different, Not Less An animated interview on Asperger's Syndrome. "Different, not less" was a phrase used by Temple Grandin and was an instant hit within Autism communities, this video illustrates a personal example of living
Rosie King: How autism freed me to be myself “People are so afraid of variety that they try to fit everything into a tiny little box with a specific label,” says 16-year-old Rosie King, who
Puberty, sexuality and safety for young adults with ASC's Puberty, Sexuality and Safety are topics that are often difficult for parents to broach with their children. It is especially important that the correct information is