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Win a Free Copy of The Ringmaster’s Tale!

As a thank you for all your support over the last year, I’m giving away THREE FREE COPIES of my book, The Ringmaster’s Tale. Described as ‘a gift to parents’ and ‘the best book on autism there is’, it’s full of advice, information and lots of personal stories that give you a ringside seat to

10 Tips for an Autism-Friendly Christmas

‘Tis the season for sparkly decorations and festive music in shops; for school nativity plays, visits to relatives and the excitement of opening presents on Christmas morning. While for most children these things bring a sense of anticipation, magic and wonder, for children on the spectrum they can just as easily trigger confusion, sensory overload

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New Fidget Cubes Benefit Autistic People

These amazing fidget cubes make brilliant Christmas and birthday presents, and every sale raises a donation for Autism All Stars! Local parent Nick Brand recently discovered the benefits of these great new fidget cubes when they helped his autistic son to de-stress, concentrate and have fun at the same time. Nick has two sons –

Autism All Stars Supports Inclusive Football Club

I’m delighted to announce that we’ve just donated £500 to the amazing East Surrey Hawks! I recently contacted Rachel, one of their committee members, to ask how we could help, and was told that more training equipment would be very much appreciated. We then applied for a Magic Little Grant through the partnership between Localgiving

Autism All Stars Christmas Appeal

  This year we’d like to provide support and a little Christmas magic to the most vulnerable and underprivileged families in our community, and thanks to Localgiving, for a limited time your donations could be doubled! This year has been extraordinarily hard for everyone, All Stars included, but for those most in need there’s a

A Harry Potter Marriage Proposal

Today I have some wonderful (and very romantic) news to lift everyone’s spirits – my eldest son Chris proposed to his girlfriend Georgie, and she said ‘yes’! Georgie is a huge fan of Harry Potter, so during a recent trip across Scotland they booked a ride on the Hogwarts Express. They drank champagne, ate vegan

Art Recreations by Autism All Stars

During lockdown we decided to do something a bit unusual to help keep people’s spirits up, so we recreated all kinds of images using only things we already had at home. You can see our amazing collection of images and find out how we made each one by following this link: ART RECREATION GALLERY

What Autism All Stars Does Behind The Scenes

    Hi Everyone, I’ve launched an emergency appeal today to help support the autism community through the current crisis. I completely understand why people aren’t donating at the moment because there are so many uncertainties for us all. Even if you can’t afford to give anything right now, it’s still worth reading to see

Join Autism All Stars in the 2.6 Challenge

JOIN AUTISM ALL STARS IN THE 2.6 CHALLENGE   Today I’m inviting you, your family and friends to take part in The 2.6 Challengefrom Sunday 26 April to help save the UK’s charities, including ours! The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on charities, with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss

Autism: Awareness, Acceptance or Both?

Here we are in April, and as all autism advocates know, that makes it Autism Awareness Month. You’ll hear more about the condition on the news, see more shops offering ‘quiet hours’ for autistic customers and generally get a sense that the public are being given more information than usual about what it means to

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