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  • Mentors for National Autism Training Programme for Psychiatrists – Cohort 3

    Mentors for National Autism Training Programme for Psychiatrists – Cohort 3, health patients (ideally in specialist autism settings) for the National Autism Training Programme, to develop and run an enhanced course to provide specialist autism psychiatrists (or those wanting to develop into autism specialists) with the clinical skills needed to deliver enhanced autism support, and support them in their specialist autism roles. The final component of the course is mentoring. It, application form. Please direct any queries to autismtraining@rcpsych.ac.uk. The College values

  • Living with autism in Max, an Autistic Journey

    Living with autism in Max, an Autistic Journey, As someone who has previously worked within an autism service I was interested to play Max, an Autistic Journey (MAJ), both to see its portrayal of autism spectrum disorder, and also to see what, autism'. It is notable that the titular main character Max is based upon Stéphane's own son. A sense, in layman's terms the elements of autism that have been depicted in the game. Symptoms and behaviours of autism are explained regularly throughout the game MAJ plays like a traditional top-down

  • The psychiatric management of autism in adults (CR228)

    The psychiatric management of autism in adults (CR228), with autism who also have a psychiatric disorder get the treatment that they need. Too many people currently in this situation are having all of their symptoms attributed to autism solely. This document helps psychiatrists to recognise autism (distinguishing it from co-occurring disorder, them to meet their statutory training requirements related to autism

  • Stuart Duncan's Autcraft: crafting a playspace for children with autism

    Stuart Duncan's Autcraft: crafting a playspace for children with autism, Under the name @AutismFather, Stuart Duncan shares his experiences of parenting an autistic child and his opinions on 'all things autism'. He remembers Minecraft's meteoric rise in 2012 not only, an interest in how the server works as an assistive technology for youth with autism. Stuart has also found, has been exposed to negativity and abusive behaviour surrounding autism himself, but also second-hand, are changing for the autism community. Autistic characters are being featured in television programmes

  • Say hello to the College's new Autism Champion

    Say hello to the College's new Autism Champion, Hello and welcome to the world of the College's Autism Champion! I’m planning to write a blog post every few months to keep you updated on the work of the College in the field of autism. I’m just a couple of weeks into the College Autism Champion role and it has been a bit of a whirlwind so far. I, one’s head around. The previous Autism Champion Dr Ian Davidson (no relation! – even though we, . Ian has achieved a huge amount in his nearly five years in the role, including updating autism CPD

  • Autism in clinical practice: two great challenges

    Autism in clinical practice: two great challenges, of adult autism. The first is the ever-increasing demand for autism assessments, which now massively exceeds clinical capacity across the country. The second is the high prevalence of autism in all, work in a specialist autism diagnostic service in Leeds (for international readers, Leeds is a city, is called LADS, which is nothing to do with the ‘extreme male brain’ theory of autism, but in fact stands for Leeds Autism Diagnostic Service. LADS was founded by my predecessor and mentor, Dr Alison

  • World Autism Acceptance Week 2023 – new developments

    World Autism Acceptance Week 2023 – new developments, For World Autism Acceptance week I would like to update you about the latest work the Royal College of Psychiatrists is doing on autism. The biggest new development is the National Autism, England, aimed at improving autism expertise and knowledge. The wonderful team at the College’s, the huge interest in the subject of autism amongst our profession. The webinar took place, at risk of a range of mental health problems, autism is really common in mental health settings, and thus

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: CPD Update Course 2021

    Autism Spectrum Disorders: CPD Update Course 2021, permission of the presenters. What is autism, and how do we make a diagnosis in the new era of DSM-5, with ASD Professor Emily Simonoff Sex differences in neurodevelopmental disorders Dr Michael Craig Autism, with ASD Dr Sophie Doswell Transforming Care – Transforming Lives Dr Sarah Blainey Autism. Causes, Online Modules Recognising autism spectrum disorders in children with normal-range intelligence Autism spectrum disorders in adults: a brief introduction Quickbite: Autism spectrum disorder

  • Autism Awareness Week 2022: Neurodiversity and neurodivergence

    Autism Awareness Week 2022: Neurodiversity and neurodivergence, Last week was World Autism Acceptance Week. I believe the Royal College of Psychiatrists is in a strong position to be at the forefront of the medical colleges in promoting autism awareness and indeed, autism expertise) for our members. After all, we know that autistic people are at much, in psychiatric community and inpatient settings. Why shouldn’t autism be the business of all psychiatrists? Leading up to autism acceptance week, I have had meetings with the organisations Autistic Doctors

  • RCPsych advocates for safe and effective prescribing for those with an intellectual disability and/or autism

    RCPsych advocates for safe and effective prescribing for those with an intellectual disability and/or autism, to consistently provide those with an intellectual disability and/or autism with the safe and effective prescribing they are entitled to expect. People with intellectual disability and/or autism should, that followed regarding people with intellectual disability and people with autism using psychotropic medication, Statement in support of Stopping the overmedication of people with intellectual disability, autism or both, supporting people with intellectual disability and/or autism. Dr Ken Courtenay, Chair of the Royal

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