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Robyn Schneider talks about her autistic twin sons who ran the New York City Marathon
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Robyn Schneider talks about her autistic twin sons who ran the New York City Marathon

Alex and Jamie Schneider, both 23, are severely autistic and non-verbal. They ran the 26.2 miles New York City Marathon on November 3. A total 48,000 runners took part in the NYC Marathon. This was the first NYC Marathon for Jamie and Alex. So far they...
The Fylde Hillbillies release their ‘Christmas Time’ charity single to raise money for Hillside Specialist School
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The Fylde Hillbillies release their ‘Christmas Time’ charity single to raise money for Hillside Specialist School

‘The Fylde Hillbillies are a musical band of brothers and sisters bound by locally performing throughout the Fylde and Wyre. Put together by Dawn and Tony Mitchell especially for a recording of Tony Mitchell's charity song Christmas Time 2013 in aid of raising...
Jo Redman, young patron of Anna Kennedy Online talks openly about being bullied for Anti Bullying Week
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Jo Redman, young patron of Anna Kennedy Online talks openly about being bullied for Anti Bullying Week

'Most people would walk straight past me in the street and never imagine that I am a three times kickboxing world champion, just like they would never guess I have Asperger’s Syndrome.' In a recent article published on Anna Kennedy Online Jo Redman 27 a 3x Wo...
Kevin Healey talks about the Dimensions Charity Question Time Panel at Parliament
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Kevin Healey talks about the Dimensions Charity Question Time Panel at Parliament

On November 18 Kevin Healey was invited to take part in an accessible Question Time Panel for people with learning disabilities and autism. It was organised by the UK charity, Dimensions, who support people with learning disabilities and autism. The event too...
Follow up article on Cheryl Broadfoot’s head shave for Hearts and Minds Charity
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Follow up article on Cheryl Broadfoot’s head shave for Hearts and Minds Charity

In October Autism Daily Newscast reported on Hearts and Minds events coordinator Cheryl Broadfoot and her mission to raise awareness about autism and related sensory issues as well as raising money for the Manchester based charity. You can read the article her...
Olley Edwards and her views on undiagnosed Autism in girls
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Olley Edwards and her views on undiagnosed Autism in girls

An article published in the Daily Mail UK last week reported on the findings of research carried out by University College London and Bristol Universities on the subject of undiagnosed autism in girls. It stated that many young girls are not being diagnosed ...
Sue James from Isle of Man, UK, talks about ‘A Sense of Calm’
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Sue James from Isle of Man, UK, talks about ‘A Sense of Calm’

A Sense of Calm is a 60 minute DVD which features, ‘6 tracks of specially-created, flowing images, set to specially-composed music, designed to promote relaxation through sensory stimulation.’ Each DVD also comes with a booklet which gives information on how b...
Paul Costello, Founder of The Disability Book
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Paul Costello, Founder of The Disability Book

Paul Costello from Highworth, Swindon, UK, together with his wife Kathryn founded The Disability Book website in May 2012. The website shares information and links regarding disability support groups and organisations across the UK. ‘Our aim is to provide y...
Interview with author Kevin Berry on his new book ‘Stim’
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Interview with author Kevin Berry on his new book ‘Stim’

‘Robert is different. He has Asperger's Syndrome. He experiences the world differently to 99% of the population. Follow his entertaining and highly empathetic story as he struggles to realise and accept who he really is, try to understand other people – which ...