2112, 2014

Mind the Gap!

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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

1712, 2014

A BBC Newsround Special on School Exclusions

By | December 17th, 2014|Categories: Resources, The Jigsaw Tree Blog, Uncategorized, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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

412, 2014

Gold Stars Award from the Autism Education Trust

By | December 4th, 2014|Categories: Online Resources, The Jigsaw Tree Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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

2411, 2014

Rosie King: How autism freed me to be myself

By | November 24th, 2014|Categories: Resources, The Jigsaw Tree Blog, Uncategorized, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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

1011, 2014

Puberty, Sexuality and Safety for young adults with ASC’s

By | November 10th, 2014|Categories: Books, Resources, The Jigsaw Tree Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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

311, 2014

BBC Radio 4 Podcast – All In The Mind

By | November 3rd, 2014|Categories: Audio, Online Resources, Resources, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

BBC Radio 4 Podcast - All In The Mind This short (30 mins) BBC Radio 4 Podcast deals with girls on the spectrum, the female presentation of Autism Spectrum Conditions and issues in getting a

2610, 2014

Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome: A Guide for Clinicians.

By | October 26th, 2014|Categories: Books, Online Resources, Resources, The Jigsaw Tree Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome: A Guide for Clinicians.   Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome booklet The PDA Society has secured Lottery funding to produce this booklet. It is 35 pages long and is aimed at clinicians

1110, 2014

Leeds Conference on Autism – Autistic Intelligence

By | October 11th, 2014|Categories: The Jigsaw Tree Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Leeds Conference on What Works in Autism - Autistic Intelligence Being a science graduate, I know very well that academic conferences can be dry and laborious affairs. Sitting all day in a hall listening to

109, 2014

The Leeds Local Offer

By | September 1st, 2014|Categories: Online Resources, Resources, The Jigsaw Tree Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Leeds Local Offer As children return to school across Leeds today,  the Leeds Local Offer becomes available for initial feedback. This post focuses on the Leeds Local Offer, but if you are from another

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