Explaining autistic play and why it is important for our life-long learning
Explaining how autistics naturally build connections in the brain, and why our style of play and special interests are a good thing.
Spelling to Communicate gives a voice to those silenced by apraxia. How powerful this is, and the difference it makes, is shown in this video by Gregory Tino
Why not-speakers should not be overlooked
A range of artworks exploring the autistic experience
TW: Overwhelms, meltdowns, self-harm, suicide ideation Looking at what happens in the process of overload to overwhelm to meltdown
A short piece on connection and authenticity
A poem on parental disappointment
Looking at the autistic emotions. How we pick up, experience and present our emotions.
One interesting thing about Spectrum Gaming, is that it was never supposed to become as big as it did. But I think its rapid growth shows how essential it is that autistic young people can have spaces where they can be themselves and connect with others who understand them.We have worked together with young people and parents to make a short film (19 minutes) about autism and our journey so far. We hope you enjoy it.