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Study finds UK police interview process lacking for people with autism
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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 s...
Psychologist tells court that man accused of murder has Asperger’s syndrome
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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 a...
Autism All Stars Foundation UK Host ‘Songs from the Musicals’
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Autism All Stars Foundation UK Host ‘Songs from the Musicals’

Reigate College, Reigate, Surrey February 8th - Autism All Stars are putting on a performance, 'Songs from the Musicals' 'Autism All Stars is a positive, forward-thinking UK charity based on the Surrey/Sussex borders. Our intention is to raise awareness of the...
Naked person found roaming in grounds of troubled autism school Orchard house, Devon, UK
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Naked person found roaming in grounds of troubled autism school Orchard house, Devon, UK

Devon, UK - A naked person was found roaming in the grounds of troubled autism school Orchard House and Broomhayes centre, in Devon, UK, during a health inspection according to report released November 20. The reporting body, The Care Quality Commission...
Children in Yorkshire, UK waiting too long for therapy
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Children in Yorkshire, UK waiting too long for therapy

Yorkshire UK -  Children referred to paediatricians in North Yorkshire are being made to wait in excess of NHS guideline waiting times in parts of North Yorkshire. 245 children are currently listed for assessment 180 of which have exceeded the three month w...
Normalising autistic behaviour – US techniques adopted in the UK
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Normalising autistic behaviour – US techniques adopted in the UK

It's a controversial early intervention technique that has been used in the USA for a few years now, but parents in the UK are lining up to enroll their children in schools that are implementing normalisation therapy on children with autism. Applied Behavio...