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Autism and identity: is it a language issue?

Are you autistic? Do you have autism? This may sound like the same question being asked twice, but it makes a big difference to some people living with the condition. The first question uses ‘identity-first’ language, while the second uses ‘person-first’ language. This is the difference between describing autism as an intrinsic part of you, […]

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Excessive playing of video games linked to poor GCSE grades

A recent study by the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has discovered a link between excessive playing of video games and students’ performance in their GCSE exams. The research, which was carried out on teenagers aged between 14 and 16 in Northern Ireland, found that 41% of students who played video games excessively (on average twice […]

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Jack Petchey Funds Exposure’s Learning Difficulties Initiative

Exposure has secured funding from the Jack Petchey Foundation to help at least 15 young people with learning difficulties develop and improve their communication skills and creativity through embarking on a creative learning award. The project follows on from Exposure publishing a supplement in a previous issue of its magazine, recounting the stories of three […]

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Game Preview: Splatoon

Splatoon is a third-person shooter video game developed and distributed by Nintendo, the creators of the Super Mario franchise. It is scheduled for release in Japan on 28th May 2015, and in North America and Europe on the 29th. It plays like paintball in that two teams, comprised of four ‘Inklings’ (characters who can change […]

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