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Meet The Adorable Julia, ‘Sesame Street’ First-Ever Muppet With Autism

Autism Daily Newscast first reported on the initiative, entitled “See Amazing in All Children,”  in the summer o f 2104. It started with a photo-op at the Empire State Building with Sesame Street character Abby Cadabby and Bob and Suzanne Wright, the co-founders of Autism Speaks. According to a press release on the Autism Speaks blog, […]

Researchers hope to revolutionize autism diagnosis through Autism & Beyond app

New York — A team of researchers from Duke are hoping to revolutionize how autism is diagnosed in young children through an iPhone app called ‘Autism & Beyond’. The researchers are working closely with Apple in hopes of improving how autism is diagnosed in children today. Due to the surge of the number of children […]

Autism book nominated for Samuel Johnson Prize

London — Steve Silberman’s “Neurotribes”, a book that explores autism, has been nominated for a Samuel Johnson Prize.  Autism Daily Newscast book review can be read here. The Samuel Johnson Prize is the leading literary award-giving body in the U.K. It recognizes non-fiction books written in the English language, and has been named after essayist […]

Insights into Autism with Paddy-Joe Moran

Autism and the Criminal Justice System – Part 7 – Mate Crime.

First of all what is mate crime?  Well mate crime is when someone, often a person with autism, is manipulated in to committing a crime by someone who they think is their friend.  This often arises as people with autism can find it hard to tell when someone is a real friend, and when they […]

Parent’s Corner

Finding strength through the struggle

I saw this quote several months ago, and it hit me. It touched something in my soul. I immediately wrote it down in my journal, and then wrote my own words underneath. This whole mothering thing is a tough job. It’s a constant battle of knowing what to do and when to do it. When to say a […]

Exploring Autism

Autism and medication. A Spoonful of Sugar?

Now to the controversial area of medication. While it is certainly worth trying a sensory and dietary approach first it would be foolish to ignore the fact that the correct medication – given in the right amount – can help at times. A sweeping statement? No. Firstly it is based on my own experience of […]

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