Autism treatment effective for helping war veterans with PTSD

Newport Beach, CA – A device developed to help individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder has recently been found to be effective in the treatment of war veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Doctors at Newport Beach’s Brain Treatment Center have revealed that neuromodulation can help to heal portions of the brain that have […]

Northern Michigan launches first autism assessment and treatment clinic

Mt Pleasant, MI — Central Michigan University (CMU) has just launched the first ever clinic for the assessment of autism.  in Northern Michigan. The program  received a grant from Michigan’s Department of Community Health, which funded the entire project. CMU’s graduate school students will aid in the diagnosis and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum […]

Islamabad to establish autism center

Islamabad – The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) is planning to create an autism center in its city. Minister of State Barrister Usman Ibrahim said in a meeting held on Nov. 5 that officials should make a committee consisting of the joint secretary of health, director National of Rehabilitation and Medicine (NIRM) along with […]

The Department of Defense analyze their healthcare coverage for Autism

Washington, DC – The Department of Defense has hired Rand Corp to analyze it’s healthcare coverage of the autism therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Recently Tricare, one of the healthcare providers for the armed forces, decided to make cuts in their reimbursement for ABA from $125 to just $68. This action was taken through The […]

UPDATE Three teens charged with Ice Bucket Challenge attack on teen with autism

Cleveland — Autism Daily Newscast have been following the story of the despicable Ice Bucket Challenge assault on a teenager with autism in Clevelamd, Ohio, very closely. We last reported on the incident here. Three teenagers have now been charged in a juvenile court after admitting that they dumped a bucket containing urine, spit and […]

Personal advocacy helps to create autism policy in Michigan

Michigan, Detroit – After years of legislative struggle to expand coverage for the care of children with autism in the state’s healthcare policy, advocates for better autism care in the state of Michigan found an ally in the person of Lt. Gov. Brian Calley. Calley is one of the very few legislators who was willing […]

Study finds UK police interview process lacking for people with autism

United Kingdom – A new study found that current UK police interview practices do not work well for people with autism. The study was conducted by Medical Xpress’s Department of Psychology and was funded by the Economic Social Research Council (ESRC). In the study researchers Dr. Katie Maras from the DOP and Dr. Laura Crane […]

India – National Institute of Speech and Hearing create support group for parents of children with autism

Thiruvananthapuram, India – A support group designed to provide a platform through which the parents of children with autism can communicate and raise awareness has been formed by the National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH). With autism rates rising dramatically throughout the globe, many organizations are now recognizing the importance of creating services that […]

Psychologist tells court that man accused of murder has Asperger’s syndrome

Glasgow – Luke Quinn,  45  is accused of murdering Simon Richardson, 45 in a city centre street on November 10 2013. He was allegedly punched after having been knocked to the ground and then stamped on. He later died due to internal bleeding. A jury at the High Court in Glasgow were given evidence from Prof Thomas […]

Motorcycle shop offer helping hand and friendship to teen with autism

Stuart, FL – When the video showing the beating of Okeechobee teen, Aaron Hill, who has autism went viral, Treasure Coast Harley-Davidson decided to help out. We reported on this incident in early August, the article can be read here.Every weekend the 16-year-old will learn all about working with motorcycles. WPTV News Channel 5 met […]