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What is Autism

What is Autism?

It is estimated that approximately 1.1% of the UK population may be on the autism spectrum. Males are statistically 4.5 times more likely to receive an diagnosis than females. Autism Defined Autism is a developmental disability that affects how a person communicates, relates to others,

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What is EIBI - Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention

What is Early Intervention?

What is EIBI? It is indisputable that the earlier we can identify autism and intervene, the more likely a child is to lead and independent and meaningful life. Early intensive behavioural intervention (EIBI) is an approach based on decades of research, used to help children

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Signs of Autism Showing in Child

Are these Signs of Autism?

As a parent, we want to do best by our children, to ensure they are happy, healthy and thriving. All children develop at different stages, therefore, it can be difficult to know when to be concerned if your child is not meeting their developmental milestones.

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Selfcare Skills for Children with ASD

Increasing Independence with Self-Care Skills

Independent self-care skills such as dressing, bathing, brushing teeth, washing hands, and using the toilet are arguably the most essential and foundational skills needed for a person to lead an independent life. Increased independence in daily living skills is linked to a higher quality of

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Self-Care During Quarantine

Surviving Quarantine – A Self-Care Guide for Parents

The current social distancing measures in place due to COVID-19 can be challenging and isolating, especially with no definitive timeline as to how long the situation will persist. Not being able go about your usual routines can be stressful and unsettling. While it is important

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Covid-19 Update on Teletherapy from First Bridge UK Founder Sasha

Telehealth Therapy Update

To First Bridge Centre Parents and Caregivers, We want to thank you for your support and good wishes over the past week. At this time, we continue to be focused on the many urgent challenges we face individually, as a company and as a community.

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