Monthly Archives: July 2011

A good week for me, but not for Amy Winehouse’s family

My Certificate arrived this week. I received a phone call from the front desk at my client site that a package was waiting for me there. I hurried downstairs and was greeted by Jan, who handed over the Certificate and … Continue reading

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No, not insane (although some of my acquaintances would beg to differ). I passed my exam and I hold the ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst Certificate! Last week Friday, I received a phone call. It was Lorraine, the head of training. … Continue reading

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A few quick things

Just a few quick things. Firstly, there is a myth that autistic people are incapable of empathy. To counter this, Rachel Cohen Rottenberg of Journeys with Autism has created a website named Autism and Empathy. Please go and check it … Continue reading

Posted in Autism Awareness, Life

An intervention that works, and one that doesn’t

There was a story on News24 this week about how the iPad is being used in South Africa to help children with autism communicate. Applications developed for the iPad are very useful in this regard. This has been known in … Continue reading

Posted in Autism Awareness, Background Data