Autistic artist Grand Manier “coolages” recycled puzzle pieces

Profiles in Brief – Grant Manier’s “quirky behaviors” created a business Grant Manier is an 18 year old young man who is using his talent as an artist to fund raise for the school that made a difference for him. Westview School in Houston is a private school for autistic children where his mother works […]

Profile in Brief – Savannah Grace

Nashville, Tennessee -Young Singer Encouraging Special Needs Kids 13 Year old Savannah Grace is a young singer, actress and model hailing from Nashville who hopes to be the next super star to take on the world. She recently created her fist cover MashUp which is Katy Perry “Roar” Mashed with Sara Bareille’s “Brave”. Music and […]

Geocatching and Autism: A perfect match

Geocoaching helps those with autism get out of their shells What is geocatching? noun a form of treasure hunt using GPS, in which an item is hidden somewhere in the world and its coordinates posted on the Internet, so that GPS users can locate it. Toni Brown works Texas Parks and Wildlife as a systems analyst […]

Sally Tonkin Hiking 24 Peaks in 24 Hours for the National Autistic Society

Sally Tonkin from Bradford on Avon, UK, will be hiking the 24 highest Peaks in the Lake District to raise money and awareness for the National Autistic Society. Her six year old son was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome in August this year following a 3DI assessment. Although Sally states that ‘it has been a difficult […]

Holkham Hall, Norfolk, UK a fantastic day out for kids with autism – Review

I’m always on the look out for a new and exciting place to take the children especially at half term. No school doesn’t mean that I want them to run wild. I want them to learn something of the history and nature of the area in which we are living. I had my reservations about […]

Children with autism and managing Halloween treats

It is Halloween in two days and many children go trick-or-treating with the aim to collect as much candy as possible. This poses several risks for children on the autism spectrum and leads parents to wonder how they can offer their children a fun and healthy Halloween. Many children with autism follow limited diets. Some […]

Sarah Alderson founder of, ‘Autism Storms and Rainbows’ wins Facebook Page of the Year Award

Autism Storms and Rainbows wins Facebook Page Award Sarah Alderson from Morecambe UK, is mum to 3 children, her youngest son Elliot, 4, is on the autistic spectrum. Autism Daily Newscast first reported on Sarah back in September about Sarah’s ‘Red Alert’ posters. Sarah also runs an Autism awareness and support group on Facebook, ‘Autism […]

Autistic friendly performances especially in Chicago becoming more common

Chicago, USA – A leader in offering barrier free performances for families with autistic children Chicago Children’s Theatre (CCT) does it again. This time they have set aside all 235 seats on November 1st for the performance of the currently running “A Year with Frog and Toad“. Why all seats? As they say on the web site: “This creates […]

Minecraft Welcomes Autistic Players Through AutCraft

Minecraft, the highly popular game that involves building virtual worlds  and is described as “a game about breaking and placing blocks“. Often the comparison to “LEGO® but of course it is so much more.  There are even Mindcraft players who have become “celebrities”. Autism Blogger Stuart Duncan, a parent of an autistic son and enthusiast of Minecraft […]

Autism in Peru Today – fashion shows, film and national support

The charitable organization “Siempre Amanecer” is holding its yearly fashion show on Monday, Oct. 28, in aid of its programs with children with Autism. This will be their fourth annual show to raise funds in aid of the a school for children with high functioning Autism, that was started in 2003. The school was founded by Mirela Alfaro, a […]