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Do you know any famous people with Autism? Even though the Autism spectrum covers a vast array of disorders and manifests in different ways, it always helps to know you are not alone. Whilst it is often a debilitating disease for many people (and their families), there are some high functioning famous people some alive […]Continue reading
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is also known as Willis-Ekbom disease. It can begin at any age, has no know cause and generally worsens with age. Women are generally affected more then men. Restless legs syndrome is a condition that causes uncomfortable sensations, most often in the legs. These sensations have been described as tingly, crawling, creeping […]Continue reading
The dangers of insomnia can be very serious. It is not just annoying and irritating to not get a good night’s sleep but if it goes on for months or years, health problems can accumulate over time without us being aware of it. Here’s what can happen…Continue reading
The prevalence rate of autism seems to be increasing but is this truly the case or is it merely increased awareness of the condition greater so it seems like more people are affected? As we know, autism spectrum disorders include many diagnoses of people at various points on the autism spectrum. But just what is […]Continue reading
Deep touch pressure (DTP) has been used for many years as a form of treatment in children and adults who have autism, sensory processing disorder, ADHD or some other form of sensory sensitivity. Many people instinctively use deep touch pressure to help soothe someone in distress or agitation in the form of a hug or a […]Continue reading
Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a neurological condition that exists when sensory signals don’t get organised into appropriate responses. Our bodies are taking in information all the time through our five senses to help us navigate and interpret the world we live in. People with sensory processing disorder find it difficult to process sensory information […]Continue reading
If you know someone with Asperger’s syndrome or if you are an Aspie yourself, you know that an Asperger’s meltdown is very different to just having a “bad day”. A bad day might just be feeling in a bad mood for a few hours, being a bit grouchy with your co-workers or feeling like everything […]Continue reading