Twenty-year-old John Simpson, who himself is on the autistic spectrum, guides us through the theory and reality of life for many ASD pupils at secondary school.
Follow the learning experiences of Luke Jackson, his brothers and mum, Jacqui
Short, 3minute cartoon format gives a personal insight into living with Asperger's Syndrome
How ASD pupils are provided for with support in a mainstream school. Four boys on the autistic spectrum are observed during their school day to see how their individual needs are met by both mainstream…
How teachers are engaging the imaginations of autistic children
NHS Choices Asperger syndrome: Robyn’s story
Robyn Steward was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, a form of autism, when she was a teenager. She describes how it affects her physically and socially and how she learned to cope with it.
NHS Choices Autism: Daniel’s story
Autism is a developmental disorder that affects the way people interact with the world and other people. Daniel and his family talk about how his autism has been helped by cycling. Learn more about autism:
NHS Choices Autistic spectrum disorder: Graeme’s story (3min video)
Graeme took a dyslexia test at the age of 24, which showed he had signs of autism. He describes how he was finally diagnosed with Asperger syndrome and what the diagnosis meant to him.
TES: Relationships and autism. (3min video)
Alex is 24 years old and has Asperger's Syndrome. He is looking for a relationship and goes on a date with Kirsty, who has autism.
In this section of healthtalkonline you can find out about the experience of life on the autism spectrum, by listening to people share their personal stories on film.