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3 Famous Autistic Individuals Inspiring Us This World Autism Awareness Week 2018

3 Famous Autistic Individuals Inspiring Us This World Autism Awareness Week 2018

During this year’s Autism Awareness Week, it’s important to join together and encourage greater autism recognition, whether that’s simply spreading the word or partaking in essential fundraising for autism charities. At Sensory Direct, to help spread our own autism-love, we wanted to raise awareness and showcase all the wonderful and talented famous people with autism […]

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Celebrate World Autism Awareness Week 2018

Celebrate World Autism Awareness Week 2018

With World Autism Awareness Week just around the corner, running from the 26th March – 2nd April 2018, annually it’s one of the biggest opportunities to get involved in helping autism gain the recognition it deserves. It’s a week traditionally marked by fundraising activities for autism and special needs charities, such as The National Autistic […]

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Benefits of Sport and Exercise For Individuals With Autism

Benefits of Sport and Exercise For Individuals With Autism

There are many ways to support exercise for individuals with autism, so they’re able to successfully step into the world of sport. Physical exercise has a lot of health benefits; essentially as it enhances physical and emotional well-being, boosts self-esteem and helps improve social skills. People on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are far more […]

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Can Assistive Technology For Autism Help With Learning?

Can Assistive Technology For Autism Help With Learning?

In recent years advancing assistive technology for autism has had a significant impact for those on the autistic spectrum disorder. It has provided an alternative communication strategy and continues to make an ascending impact on quality of life, education access and development of social and relationship skills. It offers a range of communication options in […]

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Top 10 Sensory Gifts for Christmas

Top 10 Sensory Gifts for Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about all the wonderful sensory gifts you’re going to be buying for friends and family this festive season. For many, it’s the most exciting and satisfying part of the holiday season. However, if you have a family member or a child with more complex […]

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