High-Functioning Autism Around 130,000 Australians live with Asperger's and High Functioning Autism (HFA), meaning that they have a diagnosis of Autism without intellectual disability. Approximately 97,000 of these Australians are men and women, aged 18 years and over, who experience the daily challenges of a largely overlooked, misunderstood, and yet highly complex and nuanced condition.… Continue reading High-Functioning Autism
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AUTISTIC NICK! FUN FACT - "Happy Birthday to You", also known as "Happy Birthday", is a song traditionally sung to celebrate the anniversary of a person's birth. FUN FACT - According to the 1998 Guinness World Records, it is the most recognised song in the English language, followed by "For He's a Jolly… Continue reading HAPPY BIRTHDAY AUTISTIC NICK!
AUTISTIC NICK’S 2018 ACHIEVEMENTS As 2018 comes to a close I thought I’d take a look back at what I’ve achieved in 2018 as I look forward to seeing what 2019 has in store for me. I would also like to take this opportunity to say a HUGE Thank you to each and every one… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK’S TOP TEN ACHIEVEMENTS IN 2018
Introductory Filmmaking Diversity Workshop Fun Fact It takes 29 Mins to reach Perth Underground Station Fun Fact it takes a further 3 Mins to reach Claisebrook station Fun Fact it takes a further 5 mins to walk from Claisebrook station to Fielder Street and the ABC Perth building. Fun Fact Screen West are also inside… Continue reading Introductory Filmmaking Diversity Workshop
DYSCALCULIA AND AUTISM Fun Fact - Rain Man is a 1988 American comedy-drama road movie directed by Barry Levinson and written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass. It tells the story of an abrasive, selfish young wheeler-dealer Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise), who discovers that his estranged father has died and bequeathed all of his multimillion-dollar… Continue reading DYSCALCULIA AND AUTISM
APD- Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) What is APD? APD is the ability to understand spoken language which not only involves the ability of the ear to detect sounds, but also the ability of the brain to recognise, and then interpret, and then use the acoustic information within our environment. Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) formerly referred… Continue reading APD- Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) & Autism