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British taxi company apologizes to mother of child with Asperger’s
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British taxi company apologizes to mother of child with Asperger’s

Liverpool, England --- British taxi company Delta Taxis apologized to a mother of a 10-year-old with Asperger's following an incident two weeks ago wherein the driver of the taxi that the mother and son were riding reportedly scolded the young child. Accordin...
Ambitious About Autism – “It is shocking that so many children with SEN are missing out on education”
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Ambitious About Autism – “It is shocking that so many children with SEN are missing out on education”

The Department for Education released on July 30 the report:Permanent and Fixed Period Exclusions in England:2013 to 2014. The full report can be read here. On page five of the report it is reported that Special Educational Needs (SEN) pupils have the highe...
Press Release – Survey launches asking: What are the questions future autism research should answer?
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Press Release – Survey launches asking: What are the questions future autism research should answer?

A survey has launched as part of a consultation led by Autistica, bringing together organisations, individuals on the autism spectrum, families and professionals to identify the most important autism research questions to answer. Autistica is working with a nu...
Support for individuals on the autism spectrum needed throughout the whole life cycle
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Support for individuals on the autism spectrum needed throughout the whole life cycle

As the mother of a child on the autistic spectrum, I have to say that I feel very well supported and that I have a wealth of information at my fingertips. I am also aware though that I have been extremely lucky at finding support and like-minded people who I c...
Bring Chris Home campaign – young man with severe autism in hospital subjected to ‘institutional abuse’
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Bring Chris Home campaign – young man with severe autism in hospital subjected to ‘institutional abuse’

Bring Chris Home - is a national campaign set up by Lynne McCarrick, the mother of Chris, a young man with severe autism and learning disabilities who has been placed into the care of Calderstones NHS Trust, miles away from his family home. He has been det...
Press Release – Get Maisie Home Campaign – 13 year old girl with autism placed  under Section 3 of Mental Health Act 60 miles from family home.
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Press Release – Get Maisie Home Campaign – 13 year old girl with autism placed under Section 3 of Mental Health Act 60 miles from family home.

Maisie is a 13- year-old girl who has autism. She self harms and because of this she is currently under Section 3 of the Mental Health Act. She has been placed into hospital, 60 miles away from her family home. SANE, the national mental health charity, ...