Freedom from restraint and seclusion: managing extreme challenging behaviours in a respectful way

Recently I have given a number of lectures and workshops on dealing with (extreme) challenging behaviour in children, young people and adults with autism (and intellectual disabilities). One of the things that struck me (once again) is how emotionally teachers, caretakers and parents become with those behaviours. And that is very understandable and human. Challenging … More Freedom from restraint and seclusion: managing extreme challenging behaviours in a respectful way

New Year’s Resolutions for an autism friendly 2022 – Tip #2

In 3 weeks we will all wish each other a happy New Year. And many people with autism will also receive that wish. But what if we turn that wish into concrete actions that can really make a difference in the happiness of people with autism? In the coming weeks I will post 10 concrete … More New Year’s Resolutions for an autism friendly 2022 – Tip #2