Parents and carers might be worried a child is slow to talk or can’t seem to maintain attention. But getting a proper assessment can take years and connecting to support, even longer.
New study reveals that ADHD personality traits are closely linked to common mental health problems, even more so than autism.
There are many benefits to being bilingual.
Masking or camouflaging is where people conceal certain traits and replace them with neurotypical ones to avoid being recognised as visibly neurodiverse.
Language used to speak about disability changes over time, and preferences shift due to advocacy and allyship, legal proceedings and empirical research.
Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for the whole family. Here are some tips to try if your child struggles with poor sleep.
Better screening when young people enter the youth justice system would help identify those who are neurodivergent.
Some parents worry about labelling their child with an autism diagnosis. But labelling happens regardless of whether parents discuss diagnosis or not. It can instead take the form of name-calling.
Musk’s autistic traits and history of being bullied might help explain why he appears combative on social media
A reignited debate centres around whether broadening the diagnosis of autism has made the diagnostic label no longer entirely fit-for-purpose.
ActuallyAutistic, #AutismAcceptance and #AutisticAdults are all popular TikTok hashtags. But as much as TikTok can be liberating for people with autism, the conversation can’t stop there.
We see a lot about the challenges and limitations associated with autism – but less about the real strengths autistic people bring to the workplace. Here’s how to make workplaces more autism-friendly.
Les Murray’s habit of rearranging and recontexualising his poetry was a reflection of his distinctive way of perceiving the world.
Appointing an assistant minister for autism signals the neurodevelopmental condition is a priority – but a focus on it shouldn’t come at the expense of other conditions.
In this new reality TV series, Nathan Fielder goes to great lengths to help people rehearse future events.
Technology has so much potential to help autistic people but developers are missing the mark.
Problems identifying and responding to emotions in others is thought of as a core feature of autism. But our research shows there may be minimal differences in this aspect of social interaction.
A new study has found autism is the top risk factor for bullying among all neurodiversities.
Research shows there can be profound business benefits to hiring people living with intellectual disability.
Not having the proper diagnosis as a child can have a serious impact on mental health in adulthood.