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Petition launched for autism equality for children in Queensland, Australia
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Petition launched for autism equality for children in Queensland, Australia

Queensland, Australia - A hard hitting campaign is gathering strength in Australia, asking the question why there are no autism specific school in the district. The campaign spearheaded by Nicole Vellar includes a Facebook page which currently has 691 l...
Australia’s Anonymous Online Bullying Alert System for Schools
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Australia’s Anonymous Online Bullying Alert System for Schools

Bullying is a serious problem for school-age children, and for children with autism, it is an even bigger issue. A 2012 study by IAN (Interactive Autism Network) found that 63% of 1,167 children with autism, ages 6 to 15, had been bullied at some point, and 39...
Update – “jumping for joy” – Maria Sevilla and son Tyrone hear official news they can stay in Australia
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Update – “jumping for joy” – Maria Sevilla and son Tyrone hear official news they can stay in Australia

Australia - We have covered the story of nurse, Maria Sevilla and her son many times here on Autism Daily Newscast. Our last report can be read here. Mother and son were fearful of facing deportation to the Philippines due to the high cost of caring for Tyro...