Tag: Autism

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“It’s just coming to the forefront for neurodiverse individuals” – Salford Researchers look to prove if exercise can improve sleep and learning for Autistic Children

Researchers at the University of Salford have launched the Salford Autism Exercise Project to prove if exercise can help children […]

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“Seeing those who we support struggle through Covid has been most emotionally challenging” – The charity helping children with autism in Salford

Greater Manchester based charity I AM has been helping people with autism in Salford cope throughout the pandemic. The Covid-19 […]

The University of Salford's foetal alcohol syndrome research has found that the disorder is as common as autism. Photo credit: The University of Salford

Salford professor says ‘big gap’ in knowledge of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder following first ever UK-wide study

The university of Salford’s latest foetal alcohol syndrome research has found that despite the disorder being as common as autism, it’s severely underfunded.

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“We’ve all been through this” – Salford autism on continuing to support people who need it

Autism is more pervasive than previously thought, a new study suggests. Research conducted by University of Cambridge and Newcastle University […]

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People with autism in Salford are looking for mental health support during lockdown

Coronavirus restrictions have had a negative impact on the mental health of people with autism spectrum disorder in Salford. The […]

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Autism supporting chocolatier treats #HeartOfSalford event

Chocolate for good cause, chocolate to change lives The Autism supporting chocolatier create positive change throughout communities around the UK. […]

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Christopher Eccleston relishes The A Word’s return

First image credit: Super Festivals / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) Second image credit: Ian West Salford actor Christopher Eccleston returns to […]

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A new employment scheme to help autistic people is coming to Salford

Autistic people struggling to find work in Salford will be getting a boost from a new employment scheme. TV and […]

Salford City Council leaves autistic woman without adequate support

Salford City Council leaves autistic woman without adequate support

An autistic woman was left without adequate support for months after Salford City Council failed to carry out its statutory duties. The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman issued a report last week following a complaint by Mrs W, who has not been named, a Salford resident with autism.

“Parents can feel the judging eyes of the public” tattooist from Salford supporting Autism

“Parents can feel the judging eyes of the public” tattooist from Salford supporting Autism

Tattooist from Salford has held an event in his shop to support the autistic members of the community on World Autism Awareness Day.