Sophie McShera, Actress in ‘Downton Abbey’ to Open The Artspace in Doncaster.

Thorne, Doncaster, Yorkshire – Artistic Spectrum based in The Artspace is a social enterprise specialising in art therapy for Autistic individuals. The Doncaster Free Press reported that Emma Wilson project leader said: “We are delighted to announce that Sophie will be coming to open the Artspace. Her involvement helps us in our efforts to shine […]

Book Review: “NeuroTribes” – I loved this but…

Steve Silberman’s “NeuroTribes: the legacy of autism and how to think smarter about people who think differently” is a book that needs no introduction.  This monumental much anticipated history of autism has hit the best seller lists running and small wonder – it’s got it all – or nearly. I’ll come back to that later. […]

Press Release – P!NK JOINS CONAN O’BRIEN, AL ROKER

Autism Speaks will host its first ever AUTISM SPEAKS TO LOS ANGELES CELEBRITY CHEF GALA, in which 100 award-winning chefs will cook tableside for guests. WHO: Grammy® award-winning recording artist P!NK will perform “Crystal Ball” (off her 2008 album Funhouse) with co-writer and Autism Speaks national board member BILL MANN. Comedian CONAN O’BRIEN to host. […]

Author Steve Silberman pushes for change in how people see autism

San Francisco — U.S. Journalist and Author Steve Silberman wants to change how the world sees people with autism. Silberman, whose book ‘Neurotribes’ made it to the Samuel Johnson Prize 2015 longlist, wants everyone to stop seeing autism spectrum disorder merely as a disability. ‘Neurotribes’ was first intended to be a book about the autism […]

Short Film Documentary – WIZARD MODE

Canada – WIZARD MODE is an exciting short documentary film that shares with the world the story of Robert Gagno, a young man with autism who is ranked as the fourth best pinball player in the world. Released earlier this year, SALAZAR, the producers of the film, hope that WIZARD MODE will soon become a full length […]

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Teen Autism Ambassador meets Pope Francis – w/video

Montgomery County, Md. — A 13-year-old boy with autism who was chosen to become Montgomery County’s Autism Ambassador met Pope Francis earlier this week. Jake Edwards was among the 14 who were honored as the “Champions of Change” at the White House Monday. The young boy met the Pope as a representative of the Special Needs […]

Press Release – Award-Winning Autism Documentary Translated into Spanish Provides Valuable Resource for Underserved Communities

Teen provides unique tool for Spanish speaking community to broaden understanding of people with autism. Autism Daily Newscast’s original interview with Alexandra can be found here. North Brunswick, NJ, September 16, 2015 – A Teen’s Guide to Understanding and Communicating with People with Autism has been translated into Spanish to fill an unmet need in […]

Press Release – Autism’s got Talent Roadshow comes to Middlesbrough!!

– Autism’s Got Talent, organised by Anna and her team and now in its fourth year, is coming to Teesside for the very first time in partnership with Tees Valley autism charity Daisy Chain.The show, to be staged at the University, celebrates and showcases the many talents which youngsters on the autistic spectrum can display. […]

Press Release – Aspergers Duo Creates Entertaining, Educational Webisodes for Autistic Kids and their Peers

Kayle Concepts announces their innovative ‘Bluebee TeeVee’ autism education initiative in partnership with Geek Club Books autism storytelling nonprofit and QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community). NEW YORK – Schools are entering into the era of the inclusion model, where all students—even those with disabilities—learn and participate in the classroom together. And yet, there […]

‘A Brilliant Young Mind’ adds up to winning combination

LOS ANGELES — “A Brilliant Young Mind” is not the film you think it is. It’s better. Autism Daily Newscast first wrote about the film last March when it was first released in the UK under the name  “x + y”.  The film tells the story of 17-year-old Nathan Ellis [played by Asa Butterfield] who has Asperger’s syndrome […]