Author: Richard Maguire
I will be speaking at the following event and look forward to meeting you… THAME ARTS AND LITERATURE FESTIVAL 14th October 2017 Tickets £6 The TAL philosophy is to deliver an accessible festival for everyone that is in equal parts, entertaining, enjoyable and informative. Please click […]
Autism Live Training Brochure
If you would like a brochure listing CV (and book details) for Autism Live Training please click here to contact Richard Maguire Autism Live Training sessions are available UK-wide for organisations as part of CPD (continuous professional development) or on a one-to-one basis with families and individuals. Walk with me…
Talking Pictures With Charter Photography
My name is Richard Maguire of Autism Live Training. I have been autistic all of my life. I live and work in Aylesbury and Buckinghamshire as an autistic mentor for young and old. Marcus Charter took my website portrait picture and asked if I would blog about my love of photography. […]
To Feel The Moment
Just for once I would like to approach something like a non autistic person. I just want to instantly like something and feel something about it and not have to work through all manner of technicalities and work out what I feel about is some time in the future when […]
To Feel Peace
For once I would like to feel peace. My normal emotion is anxiety which is the constant companion of autism. Maybe if I felt peace I might find my life back in autism unbearable so maybe I won’t feel peace.
A Simple Trust
Quiet, simple, unspoken, understood. Shawn of all complexity, devoid of ambiguity, social cues removed. Spoken in the silence; understood. This is really all that is needed to come along side autistic people. It helps lots with distressed neurotypical people also. Although they may need help knowing and understanding the […]
Richard Maguire is at the Heart of Autism Training
I have been autistic for 48 years. Over the years I learned to handle the way I see and deal with life. Outbursts of rage born from the ridicule of not being valued led to self-harm and low esteem. I need not spur your sympathy. I survived…
We all have special needs.
And after three decades of working in the social care industry I repeatedly wondered why medication was so freely offered as a remedy. One size does not fit all.
I design a bespoke programme for every person I meet
Most often undiagnosed individuals that have an inability to accept themselves – Tried everything and everyone? My work as an independent consultant means I am available to come alongside anyone feeling dysfunctional and offer an ability to cope. Walk with me – is my philosophy.