Resources

Here you can find a variety of resources to help support your child or loved one with non-verbal autism.

Autism in women

Autism in women

There are five times more men diagnosed with autism than women. The number of men supported by adult services compared to women exceeds 3 to 1.

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Understanding autism and emotions

Understanding autism and emotions

Autism can pose challenges for mediating emotions in people on the autistic spectrum. We discuss the subject here.

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Autism and mental health

Autism and mental health

Understanding autism and mental health, what types of mental health struggles an autistic person is prone to and how you can support them.

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Understanding meltdowns

Understanding meltdowns

Understanding meltdowns in autistic people. What meltdowns are, how they are caused and how to support someone experiencing sensory overload.

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A parent’s guide to autism

A parent’s guide to autism

This resource is designed to help parents who have just received a diagnosis of autism for their child, providing support and actionable advice.

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What causes autism?

What causes autism?

This resource is intended to give an overview of what is understood about the causes of autism, and the issues that arise from this.

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How to talk about autism

How to talk about autism

This resource is designed to help you negotiate the language of autism. It explores the reasons why we need to use the right terminology.

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How to teach a non-verbal autistic child to read

How to teach a non-verbal autistic child to read

This resource is designed to give some practical tips for parents and carers on how to teach a non-verbal autistic child to read.

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Simple autism communication strategies

Simple autism communication strategies

This resource is designed to provide simple autism communication strategies for parents and carers of autistic children.

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How to communicate with non-verbal autistic adults

How to communicate with non-verbal autistic adults

This resource is designed to help you understand more about non-verbal autistic adults and to give some practical advice on communicating with them.

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