The Ehlers-Danlos Society released a review on March 15th which updates the diagnostic criteria for Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS). It also introduces the newly-described hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD). The publication identifies 13 different types of EDS, and highlights the need for updated and more reliable criteria. It includes management and...
In January the National Autism Project published a report The Autism Dividend: Reaping the Rewards of Better Investment. The report focuses on the lack of cost-effective and effective care for autistic people in the UK and calls for national governments to implement recommendations which are based on evidence-based practice. It...
SWAN are absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted for a National Diversity Award! A huge thanks to everyone who nominated us. We are in the Community Organisation Award for Disability category and you can view all the other nominees here: http://www.nationaldiversityawards.co.uk/shortlist/.
Kasia of SWAN describes a recent SWAN activity: “A few Saturdays ago some of us took part in a Batik workshop led by Amy from Autistic Initiatives. Batik is an art using wax painted on silk and then dyes used to paint a picture. We had 3 hours to accomplish...
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