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Teenage genius Jacob Barnett wants you to stop learning and start thinking, in this inspiring TEDx talk, Notebook

Teenage genius Jacob Barnett wants you to stop learning and start thinking, in this inspiring TEDx talk

Meet Jacob Barnett, a fourteen year old autistic astrophysicist with an inspirational outlook on education and creative thinking. Yes, you read that right, 14!

By | Notebook | Thursday, 7 February 2013 at 5:19 pm

Living with Asperger’s syndrome: ‘My daily experience is often just an extreme version of life’, Health

Living with Asperger’s syndrome: ‘My daily experience is often just an extreme version of life’

This week Theresa May decided that Gary McKinnon would not be extradited to the USA. Gary has Asperger’s syndrome, but what does it feel like to have the condition? Robyn Steward shares her thoughts and experiences.

By | Health, Notebook | Friday, 19 October 2012 at 11:50 am

65,000 hate crimes against disabled people and rising. This has to stop., Notebook

65,000 hate crimes against disabled people and rising. This has to stop.

Last night the ITV Tonight programme led the way with a documentary looking at the rise if disability hate crime, press propaganda and palpable apathy on the issue.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Friday, 24 August 2012 at 12:02 pm

My fifty cents on 50 cent and autism, Notebook

My fifty cents on 50 cent and autism

Fifty cent is a little wiser about the condition of autism now than he was when he decided to tweet using the condition as a pejorative insulting term.

By | Notebook | Sunday, 8 July 2012 at 4:47 pm

When you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism, Health

When you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism

They say that society disables people and this is true but what is equally true is the disabling nature of ignorance, which pervades the condition and those who have it.

By | Health, Notebook | Wednesday, 4 July 2012 at 4:00 am

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