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Many people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have difficulty processing everyday sensory information such as sounds, sights and smells. This is usually called having sensory integration difficulties, or sensory sensitivity. It can have a profound effect on a person's life.

The following article from the National Autistic Society looks at:

  • how our senses work
  • the seven senses in detail
  • sensory difficulties that people with an ASD may experience
  • ways of dealing with sensory difficulties
  • professionals and resources that can help.


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Incluzy is a non-profit website which helps people with disabilities obtain a job.  Joe Thomas has written the following article specific to employing people with autism:


Shona created this slideshow to provide information on autism


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