Our child’s autism diagnosis only confirmed the many struggles that made his life so difficult. But we were left without good options until we found Thinking Autism and similar supports. That’s when things started getting better for him.

Just what is autism?

Does my child really have autism?

Where do I go for information?

Who understands what we are going through?

Which interventions are best for my child?

What therapies are available?

What support is out there?

What can I do for my child RIGHT NOW?

Q: How can information on this website help me or my child with autism?

We aim to provide answers to your questions about autism, to offer support and HOPE.

We invite you to explore this website and discover autism research, practical advice from parents and professionals, and resources developed specifically to help your family on a journey towards greater health, connection, and hope. Many of our autism resources can be shared with professionals, with the aim of elevating their understanding of what your child might be going through and how best to help. Our charity is run by parents of children with autism and adults with autism: we know it is impossible to do this alone.

This website is regularly updated with new information and events but subscribe to our mailing list to make sure you do not miss any future valuable autism information or events.

Autism is a diagnosis of symptoms.

There is nothing to diagnosis of autism, or to ‘autism’ itself, apart from surface symptoms! Those symptoms and their underlying causes can differ from individual to individual. While there is no single therapy that works for everyone, many interventions that target specific problems can help reduce or even completely eliminate some of the symptoms and difficulties experienced by the individual.

In a survey of 220 people conducted by our charity, more than 95% of respondents who had used nutritional and biological therapeutic approaches for symptoms associated with autism found those treatments to be beneficial and 24% found them to be life-changing. In regard to specific problem areas, 57% saw improvements in sociability, 53% in sleep problems, 50% in anxiety, 50% in agression, 66% in eye contact, 48% in receptive language, 47% in expressive language, 23% in self-injurious behaviour and 73% in bowel problems.

There is so much out there, I am feeling overwhelmed.
How do I find resources that are easy to read, understand and follow?

We have prepared resources that cater for different needs

Some of our resources, articles and links are suitable for those parents and individuals on the spectrum who are feeling overwhelmed and do not have much time and money on their hands. Other materials offer more in-depth information on complex subjects, including research and scientific information relevant to autism.

We advise you to pick a level that best suits your needs.

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