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  • Take a break
    Subsidised short breaks Lincolnshire County Council offers subsidised short breaks.         This is for families living in Lincolnshire who have a child with a disability between 0 – 18 years of age.        Children can enjoy a holiday with or without their parents,       …
  • Web safety
    See  Technical Guide  for information about the safety of this site. Safe social networking UK Safer Internet Centre have produced a handy guide for children, young people, parents and teachers, to on-line safety when using the social networking sites.        Click icon to view.        Also,…
  • Interest News – Tour de France
    Tour de France: 2018:   This year Le Tour takes place Saturday July 6th to Sunday July 28th.        See  Official guide         For ITV4 coverage see  TV schedule          Daily highlights 7-8pm. .F Money for nothing – Dire Straits trubute band in Bourne,…
  • Sensory Sensitivity – Opticians
    Quiet opticians Lunettes in George Shopping Centre, Grantham, NG31 6LH, offers SEND friendly eye care.       Click icon for more information.       (new) Specsavers in Lincoln High Street, LN5 7DW, held its first quiet clinic on Sunday 6th August 2017, 10am until 4pm with the next one being on…
  • Have you seen – Sesame Street?
    Muppet Sesame Street’s muppet with autism is believed to be making a difference.        Click icon for article. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Triumph of the nerds This is the story of how Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and their mates changed the world of computers during the 1970’s and 80’s.     …
  • Associated conditions
    Mental health The National Autistic Society has a page about mental health and autism.      Click page icon to view.        Also, Autistica has produced a help sheet about autism and mental health.         Click PDF icon to view. Patients may be referred to a…
  • Resources
    NHS The National Health Service website offers a guide to established medical opinion in the UK.        Click icon for their autism page.         In What is autism? they say that autism is not an illness or disease.         It means your brain works…
  • Special Interests – synthesizer
    Synthesizer tracks The synthesizer was invented by Robert Moog.       Click icon for a video history of the Mini Moog.         (new) John Michelle Jarre did a lot to popularise synthesizer music with his first album Oxygene.       This is the signature track, that many people…
  • On a mobile phone
    Perhaps the one thing you need to know about browsing the GAIN website on a mobile phone is that the main menu is accessed by tapping the three bar icon at the top of the display.       It is circled in red on the screen print below. Using the…
  • Personal reflections
    Letting in the light People in social situations may wonder about the unusual behaviours of people with non-verbal autism.        Click icon for article.        See also blog A generational story Cadence is on her way to school with her mother.       They meet a…