Lancaster Guardian Jo Worgan on her second book ‘My Life with Tom, Living With Autism’

When the midwife hands you a small squealing bundle after a few hours of what is possibly the most intense pain you have ever endured, the reaction is unspoken and almost universal. You count the tiny fingers extending towards your warmth, count the toes, and then, you look into the eyes of a being you’ve […]

S.B. Linton’s “Teens With Autism” Book Review

Author S. B. Linton is renowned for writing writing books with the intention of helping children with autism in the through an array of lesson ideas and activities for the classroom and home environment. Linton’s most recent book, Teens with Autism: Apps, Ideas for Lessons, & Common Core Reading Connections for Teens and Young Adults […]

The Reason I Jump – how adapting an Autism guide allowed a father to understand his son

Naoki Higashida was only 13 when he wrote The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism. It is not a book like The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, but rather a series of questions and answers about being Autistic, written by an Autistic individual. Much like a […]

UK Poet releases anthology for Autism Charity

Up-and-coming British poet Nic Aubury has dedicated his first pamphlet of poems to children’s Autism charity, Peach. Nic has a young son with Autism and fell into writing poetry by mistake. He describes himself as part grumpy father, and part armchair philosopher, who spent the first eighteen years of his life trying to get girls to […]

Yoga Provides Relaxation Benefits to Children with Autism

Yoga as a complimentary treatment for autism is growing in popularity. A new book by South Florida yoga teacher Louise Goldberg provides techniques for teaching yoga poses to children with special needs. Titled “Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs”, published by W.W. Norton and company, this book offers ways to present poses […]

Jack Pitney: ‘Autism politics is like faculty politics on crystal meth’

Claremont, Calif. — “Autism politics is like faculty politics on crystal meth,” says Claremont Mackenna College Professor Jack Pitney. Pitney is the author of a book entitled “The Politics of Autism: Navigating the Contested Spectrum,” which talks about how autism has become a victim of politicking as aspiring politicians try to weigh in on what […]

Autism book nominated for Samuel Johnson Prize

London — Steve Silberman’s “Neurotribes”, a book that explores autism, has been nominated for a Samuel Johnson Prize.  Autism Daily Newscast book review can be read here. The Samuel Johnson Prize is the leading literary award-giving body in the U.K. It recognizes non-fiction books written in the English language, and has been named after essayist […]

Autism Activities Handbook partners with Paper Clouds Apparel and Autistic Artist to Launch Kickstarter Campaign

October 9, 2015 – Host of The Autism Show Podcast, Catherine Pascuas, launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund production of The Autism Activities Handbook: A practical activity book to help kids communicate, make friends, and learn life skills. The book is made for parents and teachers with illustrations by an autistic artist. “Opportunities for people […]

Michael Whary tells ‘Autism is My Super Power’ in new Chicken Soup for the Soul

Back in February this year we told the story of Michael Whary, an energetic and intelligent 17 year old who has autism. Interview – Judi Whary talks about son Michael, who made autism awareness video that went viral. Michael had made a video presentation for his Eagle Scout project and it instantly went viral. Well […]

Book Review – When Autism Comes to Roost by Alicia Hendley

When Autism Comes to Roost: A Family’s Journey From Denial to Acceptance, is an honest, raw and poignant memoir told from a mother’s perspective about her journey with her young son through the autism diagnosis process. The publisher’s website states: ‘It was a typical middle class family with two professional parents and four kids when the parents […]