Issue 7 (spring 2010)

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AuKids Issue 7 1-min.jpg

Issue 7 (spring 2010)



Holiday Harmony: Your Expert Guide to Taking Flights - The Autistic Way!

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Ask the Experts is on taking flight: ‘We’re taking the dreaded plane journey this summer. How can we make it easier for our autistic son?’ There’s an interview with the founder of Rackety’s clothing company, which makes specialist clothing for kids with disabilities. ‘The Benefit…or the Doubt?’ gives advice on benefits. ‘Keeping it Together’ addresses the issue of the strain that having a child with autism can put on families, and in particular adult relationships. We give some useful hints and tips about keeping going through tough times.

Ask the Panel: On Plane Journeys


Interview: From Rags to Rackety’s. The director of a special needs clothing company talks about what inspired her to launch Rackety's.

The Benefit…or the Doubt: Advice on your benefit entitlement

Keeping it Together:  Overcoming marriage stresses when raising autistic children


My Friend Sam by Liz Hannah; the Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon; Managing Family Meltdown – the low arousal approach to autism by Linda Woodcock and Andrea Page. Documentary: Autism Really by Alex Plank

Column – by Tori Houghton, speech and language therapist: ‘Don’t Let Language Let You Down’