Category - autism

  • May 2, 2014

    A new report from the TUC explains the difficulties autistic people may face at work and suggests changes which can be implemented to make the workplace more autism-friendly

  • April 2, 2014

    The seventh annual World Autism Awareness Day is on 2 April 2014. Every year, autism organisations around the world mark and celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events.

  • March 24, 2014

    In a landmark lecture at Swansea University this week, a leading Welsh historian and theologian will argue that our thinking about welfare and economics needs to be turned upside down through engagement with disabled people and carers.

  • March 23, 2014

    I am looking forward to delivering my forthcoming lecture in the Swansea University Public Lectures in Theology series (24 March 2014, details below), and I am very appreciative to the University for giving me this opportunity.

  • February 10, 2013

    Churches across Britain will mark Autism Sunday once again today (10 February 2013).

  • April 2, 2011

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has called for greater public awareness of autism, in a message to mark the annual World Autism Awareness Day.

  • April 27, 2010

    The ‘get tough’ approach to sick and disabled welfare claimants promoted by the big party players in the run up to this General Election, and in recent media rhetoric, is not just morally cheap, says Savi Hensman. It is reflective of a profoundly inadequate policy approach which ends up scapegoating those we should be supporting most.

  • February 14, 2010

    While the main media focus will be on Valentine's Day today, many churches across the UK have been 'spreading the love' in a rather different way - by showing support for those living with autism and those who support them.

  • January 7, 2009

    Cathedrals, Churches and religious organisations across the world have been urged to pray for over 60 million people with autism and Asperger's Syndrome.

  • January 7, 2009

    Autism Sunday, the International Day of Prayer for Autism and Asperger's Syndrome falls on Sunday 8th February this year.

    Cathedrals, Churches and religious organisations across the world have been urged to pray for over 60 million people with autism and Asperger's Syndrome.