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Stephanie Powell from California Fights for Equal Educational Services for Autistic Adults
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Stephanie Powell from California Fights for Equal Educational Services for Autistic Adults

Marin County, California - Stephanie Powell's younger sister Melissa 22 has Rett Syndrome which is a neurodevelopmental disorder that lies on the autism spectrum. Melissa is non-verbal and can suffer from seizures. Stephanie explains her frustrations over...
Breastfeeding promoted as a way to ‘beat’ autism in the United Arab Emirates
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Breastfeeding promoted as a way to ‘beat’ autism in the United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - A campaign for "beating" autism through breastfeeding has been launched in London UK. Spearheded by Emirates doctor, Hessa Kahlfan, the campaign called SHARJAH aims to reduce autism cases by promoting breastfeeding – a shift from earl...
The National Autistic Society Claim That Sherlock Holmes Could Be Autistic
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The National Autistic Society Claim That Sherlock Holmes Could Be Autistic

The National Autistic Society (NAS), UK – In an article published yesterday Dec16 in the Telegraph, by Hayley Dixon; The NAS claim that the television character of Sherlock Holmes could be Autistic. They state that his ability to solve crimes from minim...
Prom night for students with special needs draws 900 partygoers – w/video
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Prom night for students with special needs draws 900 partygoers – w/video

Sparta, MI - Local students will soon have the opportunity to attend Sparta’s 10th annual prom night for individuals with special needs. The prom, which has virtually helped to change the lives of youngsters in the city who have autism spectrum disorder, was ...