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It is of a common perspective that children and adults on the autism spectrum behave inappropriately. At times, due to our current social norms, some behavior might be seen as "inappropriate" however if you understand why it is happening or where it is stemming from you may see this behavior in a different light and it does not seem so inappropriate anymore. I always say that with understanding comes acceptance and that is why it is so important that there is more awareness about these kinds of topics as autistic adults and children are often just misunderstood. When a child...

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This month's post is going to be a little different to the normal topic based article. Due to the fact that the need for online services and support is growing in response to the Covid-19 climate around the globe Daliland World has adapted to this and is providing online support. This article is going to explain what services we are now offering and why. Daliland had teamed up with teachers and therapists in the field in order to provide a holistic approach from experienced and passionate individuals. The implementation of quarantines and lock-downs all over the world has made life...

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Communication is another important topic for discussion as this is how we voice our thoughts, needs, wants and so on. This is how we engage with the world around us. Imagine existing in a world where others do not understand what you are trying to communicate. There are different types of communication and not all of them of verbal. Individuals on the autism spectrum have unique ways of processing information and due to this some may communicate in a way that is perceived as different to the "societal norm". What is very important to mention here is that if you...

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April may be over and all the hype regarding autism awareness however here at Daliland autism acceptance and awareness is an ongoing thing. This month we will be discussing a topic that was suggested to us by a family member of an autistic boy. We are going to discuss the sensory system differences and what this entails. Some people may not know themes discussed in this article and therefore may not understand why autistic children or adults do certain things. So the aim of this article is to help create that understanding and subsequently acceptance. In order to try prevent future stigma,...

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