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Bbc.co.uk: Are autistic obsessions bad?

Bbc.co.uk: Are autistic obsessions bad?

Robyn knows a lot about trumpet playing and Jamie watches hours of milling machine videos each night to wind down.

In this new podcast, the two hosts concentrate on ‘special interests’ – that obsessive geekiness often considered a classic autism trait. And as autistic people themselves, they reveal other obsessions

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Bbc.co.uk: 100 Women: Is child vaccination boosted by educating mothers?

Bbc.co.uk: 100 Women: Is child vaccination boosted by educating mothers?

Throughout history the empowerment of women has been linked to their education, which brings benefits not only to the women’s own lives but to the lives of their children too.

In developing countries, research shows a strong link between the education of mothers and immunisation of children against preventable diseases such

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Bbc.co.uk: Autism and Communication

Bbc.co.uk: Autism and Communication

Michael Rosen finds out what the rest of society can learn about communication from people on the autism spectrum, by getting an insight into a different worldview. He meets Alis Rowe and Helen Eaton from the Curly Hair project. Producer Sally Heaven.

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