As part of World #AutismAwarenessWeek, Leonardo’s Sally Simpson, whose eldest son has #Autism & #ADHD, looks at why spreading awareness and increasing acceptance and understanding of Autism and #Neurodiversity is so essential. https://uk.leonardocompany.com/en/news-and-stories-detail/-/detail/autism-awareness-week @Autism #LightItUpBlue
Many autistic ppl, & their families are struggling in isolation. But, we know talking about our challenges can help reduce anxiety, and make you feel less alone. That's why we're sharing some of our supporters experiences so far: https://bit.ly/33NHlOi #AutismAndCovid19
As the world experiences a period of uncertainty, those on the spectrum may be feeling anxiety at the sudden changes occurring.
As you are forced to adapt your daily routine, stay indoors, and undertake a period of isolation from your support networks, we understand the difficulties that come with this period of transition. Feelings of fear, loneliness, and boredom can start to take over.
To help you through this challenging time, we have collated some self-help resources focused on anxiety that will support you in the weeks ahead.
Remember that If you are feeling overwhelmed or concerned about the wellbeing of someone else you can always reach us on 07891 476 293 between 17:00-21:30 7 days a week. Any other time you can call our office. Stay well ... See MoreSee Less
We know that uncertainty can be much more unsettling for individuals on the spectrum. As our ability to carry out our normal services is disrupted for the time being, we want to make sure that no individual we support, or their carer, feels alone during a moment of need.