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Chocolate History by Lydia Wilkins - Actually Autistic

Chocolate History by Lydia Wilkins - Actually Autistic

1828 saw a Dutch chemist create a more palatable version, meaning that the bitter taste was no longer a problem - and thus creating a more ‘solid’ product. Joseph Fry is credited with creating the first modern chocolate bar; in 1847 he found that he could mould the paste, creating a more streamlined product.

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UK Employability Day 2020 - by Actually Autistic - Lydia Wilkins

UK Employability Day 2020 - by Actually Autistic - Lydia Wilkins

We are delighted to be able to offer work opportunities to people with Autism. We are able to include young people with range of abilities in the kitchen, packing room, to model for our media photos, illustrators, photographers and now, journalist - Lydia Wilkins who is an NCTJ qualified journalist; her work has appeared in places including The Independent, The Metro, Readers Digest...

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In Lockdown with Autism

In Lockdown with Autism

This week has been Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK. After weeks of lockdown, many families who deal with the daily struggle of mental health will by now be on the point of exhaustion, me included. In my role as mother, businesswoman, nurse...

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Alessandra Bester
People rarely think a person on the spectrum has so many physical limitations

People rarely think a person on the spectrum has so many physical limitations

To some, a t-shirt is something they put on. For others, it’s a way of expression. For the autism community, it’s a life saving necessity.

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