August 10, 2017

Welcoming Students with an ASD to University

June 23, 2017

What About The Young People With An ASD Not Going To University?

June 2, 2017

4 Reasons People Use Sign Language Other Than Hearing Loss

November 16, 2016

6 Things I Didn’t Know About Captioning

September 2, 2016

Challenges in Enabling Access for University Students with ASD

July 29, 2016

5 Great Summer Break Ideas for Kids with ASD

April 1, 2016

World Autism Awareness Day 2016

The first UN-mandated Autism Awareness Day mandated was in 2008. Since then the promotion of autism awareness, which actually began in the ‘60s with the development […]
January 15, 2016

Five quotes to inspire your day

With a new year comes the resolutions that we may or may not stick to. Regardless of whether we achieve all of our goals this year, […]
June 5, 2015

The Power of Persuasion: The project hoping for increased investment in autism

Dame Steve Shirley has recently created the National Autism Project, an ambitious effort to persuade government and other funders to increase their investment in ASD research […]
April 15, 2015

How and why we should learn from people with an autistic spectrum disorder

Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) are considered by many to be a communication issue, causing problems for individuals who have to interpret spoken language, body language and […]
March 31, 2015

Celebrating achievement on World Autism Awareness Day

Around the world, April 2nd gives us the opportunity to highlight the needs and celebrate the achievements of people with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD). Originally proposed […]
March 18, 2015

Deep End: Jane Asher on the autism spectrum and what needs to change

My first exposure to Jane Asher’s work was in Jerzy Skolimowski’s Deep End, a brilliant, unfairly forgotten British film released in 1971. In the film, Jane […]
March 7, 2015

How can the next UK Government help people with an autistic spectrum disorder?

Here in the UK, we’re looking forward to Spring, which at the moment looks as though its almost here.  We are also looking forward to anticipating […]
February 13, 2015

Branching out: Daniel Kitson’s ‘Tree’ helps London’s Old Vic improve access to theatre

A couple of weeks ago I saw Daniel Kitson’s Tree at the Old Vic Theatre in London. Kitson is best known as a stand-up comedian, but […]
January 8, 2015

ASD in 2015… and beyond

As we start another year, I’m looking forward to an exciting new programme of evaluation with the University of Melbourne Graduate School of Education (UMGSE) and […]
December 3, 2014

Minority Report: how experiences of autism vary by race – an Ai-Media guest blog by Baroness Uddin

Baroness Uddin leads a project about how autism and developmental disability are affected by race and ethnicity. She campaigns in the community and the House of […]
November 28, 2014

House of Lords commends Ai-Media

‘Access to the online world also has huge potential in classrooms across England. There are now around 100,000 children with an autism spectrum disorder and 1.1 […]
November 12, 2014

Expanding the potential of Ai-Live for young people at Young Epilepsy UK

Epilepsy is a condition where individuals are prone to recurrent epileptic seizures. It is the most common neurological disorder in childhood and has been estimated to […]
November 5, 2014

Ten questions to ask before embarking on a treatment approach in autism

Over recent years views have changed on the nature of autism. Is it a disorder to be cured and treated –or a difference to be accommodated? […]
October 24, 2014

Entering the maze: the who, where and how of the new Children and Families Act

This September saw the introduction of the Children and Families Act, which transforms the system for children and young people with special educational needs (SEN) or […]
October 22, 2014

The magic of live captions for students with ASD

September 23, 2014

From Voluntary to Corporate – Meet Eileen Hopkins, Executive Director UK

Having worked in the voluntary sector for most of my career, I expected the hard-edged corporate world to be very different. What a surprise to find […]
July 18, 2014

Some Thoughts on ASD

With Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) now estimated to be affecting 1 in 100 children worldwide, governments, local authorities, schools and colleges, and not least families, are […]
April 9, 2014

International Ai-Live Autism Pilot

Ai-Media today launched an international schools pilot to test its new Ai-Live autism (ASD) application, with independent evaluation to be provided by the University of Melbourne’s […]
April 2, 2014

World Autism Awareness Day 2014

Today is the seventh annual World Autism Awareness Day and Ai-Media is proud to be working closely with international autism expert and consultant Eileen Hopkins in […]
October 10, 2012

Ai-Live Pilot Explores Inclusion

The 2010 launch of Ai-Live transformed educational and social inclusion opportunities for students and employees across Australia. Since that time, the integration of Ai-Live into learning […]