Puppy prices have soared during the pandemic due to the increased demand for dogs. As a result, one Dorset-based assistance dog charity Helpful Hounds has not been able to support as many clients as a result.
Let your mind go… new Manchester Craft and Design Centre exhibition explores the positivity behind ADHD
Take a ride on a magic carpet and let your mind wander at a new exhibition and panel discussion about art and ADHD this Thursday.
Anthony Crolla’s exhilarating world title triumph in November was almost fairy tale worthy but it is he who is feeling inspired by members of ‘Crolla’s Army’ ahead of the Great Manchester Run.
‘The kindest person I know’: Autistic woman’s postcards to be used in mental health awareness training pack
An autistic woman and her mother have created 61 postcards showing what it’s like to live with autism to help spread awareness about how to effectively communicate with autistic individuals.
“Unfortunately the ‘nature of the beast’ seems to be that many of us – me included – are all too often very poor at managing relationships of all kinds. We often find ourselves being taken advantage of.”
Manchester children with autism and severe learning difficulties will have a new place to learn as Prime Minister David Cameron announced the building of a free school in Wythenshawe today.
MP Kate Green has pledged to promote more autism awareness in Trafford after people’s understanding of the ‘complex condition’ was deemed ‘desperately low’ by a leading charity boss.
Jessica’s Journey: Manchester tot who can’t walk needs YOUR help to take first steps to ‘where she needs to be’
This is the poetic plea of a brave Wythenshawe tot, Jessica Rooney, who cannot walk or talk and would love a walking frame to help her explore – and she needs your help to get it.
Imagine the scent of herbal tea brewing, pungent bath salts and homemade soap, new age music and eco-friendly clothing.
We need to stop trying to ‘fix’ autism sufferers to make them think like us, and instead appreciate the condition for all its life-changing and beautiful characteristics.
World Autism Awareness Day isn’t helpful towards society’s understanding of the condition, according to a Manchester mum of two autistic children.