The Rosetta Stone of Genomes: A revolutionary finding that could help cure autism and cancer

Toronto, Canada— Scientists from the University of Toronto have successfully created what they call the ‘Rosetta Stone’ of genomes. The revolutionary project created by the Canadian researchers will yield a better understanding of the human genome and how diseases are formed in a genetic level– in a way that has never been done before. Over […]

Research on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Autism Launched

Burnaby, Canada— Simon Fraser University (SFU) has just received $500,000 as funding for its Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) research from Central City Brewing and Distillery President Darryl Frost, and his wife, Lee Frost. The Frosts donated the sum for the university’s research after they were convinced that their five-year-old son with autism, Callum, has shown […]

Toronto news outlet helps families with autism via Santa Boxes

Toronto, Canada – News outlet The Toronto Star is giving out Santa Boxes to help families with autism in need of holiday fun and cheer. The project, dubbed the Santa Clause Fund, is run by The Star’s own Autism Project and hopes to give the boxes out in December. Debbie Drewett, who has been the […]

Student research helps children on the autism spectrum

St. Catherines, Canada – Masters Student in Applied Disability Studies, Naomi Johnson is studying the effects of a new program for children on the autism spectrum called ‘I Believe in Me Not OCB. The Cognitive-Behavioral therapy program, developed by Brock University researchers Tricia Vause and Maurice Feldman, is designed to help children on the spectrum […]

Liberals Spend Millions of Anti-Bullying and Autism Funding On Legal Dispute With School Bus Companies

Toronto, Canada – The Ontario government has spent nearly 2 million dollars allocated by the Ministry of Education for autism awareness and anti-bullying program initiatives in order to help battle bus companies in court, according to recently released documents. With changes made to hiring processes that purportedly favour large school bus companies, smaller outfits have […]

Autism Aspergers Friendship Society to hold James Bond Themed Gala

Calgary, Canada – AAFS (Autism Aspergers Friendship Society) is holding its first Gala on April 26th, 2014 from 6:30pm to 11:00pm at the Wainwright Hotel in Heritage Park in support of Clubhouse of CARE Capital Campaign. The Gala will be a James Bond themed night. Local award winning actor and comedian Andrew Phung will be […]

New Brunswick couple donate littermate to autistic girl after hers was shot

New Brunswick, Canada– A New Brunswick couple have become modern day heroes after a dog trained specifically for a little autistic girl in Nova Scotia was tragically shot and killed a few days before it was due to be delivered to her. The dog called Jude, had undergone rigorous training to support the little girl […]

Concerns voiced over autistic children locked in Isolation Rooms in PEI schools

Prince Edward Island, Canada – Concerns have been voiced due to cases of autisctic children being locked in isolation rooms in schools on Prince Edward Island, Canada. During question time or period as known on the island, concerned parents told provincial legislature, opposition MPA James Aylward that children with autism were being removed from mainstream […]

Canada bound for Danish firm helping autistic people to find tech jobs

Thorkil Sonne started up his company Specialisterne to aid people, like his son Lars, to get a head in the world of technology. The company has since expanded into 11 other countries, the newest of which will venture to Canada. The base for the company will be in Toronto, with staff being sought for Vancouver and […]

Threat of eviction for couple with autistic son resolved

Ottawa, Canada – On October 9th, less than two weeks after moving in, John and Kerri From received a letter stating that there had been a complaint about the noise in the apartment and if it could not be reduced the couple should “look for more suitable accommodation immediately.” They had until October 30th to resolve the […]