Sleep in children with autism

Autistic children are often prescribed medication, including for sleep conditions such as insomnia. But is this leading to overmedication? New Flinders University research supported by the […]

Support for adults with autism

Autistic adults may have different behaviours or perspectives in the workplace or in social situations which may lead them into compromised situations. Some might be excluded […]

Concerns about judgement of autistic adults

Autistic adults can be wrongly perceived as deceptive and lacking credibility, Flinders University researchers say, with this working against many caught in the legal system. In […]

Time to act on autism diagnosis deficiencies

Identification of autism, followed by appropriate intervention, has the potential to improve outcomes for autistic individuals – but Flinders University experts say that presently not enough […]

School’s out for autism teachers

Up to 50 schools are better equipped to teach children living with autism as a result of a State Government-funded program at Flinders University. The special […]

Art helps to break the silence

Art will help show the way for a group of counsellors, psychologists and social workers in learning new ways to communicate with clients with complex communication needs.