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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

George Perez to Host ‘Comedy Show for Autism’ Featuring National Comic Tom Green – October 21

FULLERTON, Calif., Sept. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For a fifth consecutive year, national comic GEORGE PEREZ will host the 600-person Comedy Show for Autism, featuring TOM GREEN, SAM TRIPOLI, KATE QUIGLEY, KEITH REZA, JOSHUA MEYROWITZ, and SUPERNAKED, all performing in support of Fullerton autism charities and special education programs, at the Fullerton Cares 5th […]

Tom Hanks – one of the genuine good guys, enjoys meeting an autistic fan

Videos of Tom Hanks meeting Sarah Moretti, an autistic teen and super fan of Hanks, went viral over the Internet yesterday, Thursday, Oct. 24, after a link was posted on Reddit. Surprisingly, these videos were uploaded over six months ago in March, 2013. Hanks, 57 and a father of four, invited Moretti backstage while he was on Broadway […]

Cher to perform for Autism Speaks event

Legendary pop singer Cher, is urging her die hard fans to get involved in raising money for Autism Speaks Sound off campaign. Other famous names to take part are Jack Black, Peter Dinklage, Adam West Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston and Jim Parsons. Participating celebrities will record a personalised message for a small donation of $299, which will […]

Daryl Hannah talks candidly about Autism struggles

The beautiful 52 year old American Actress Daryl Hannah has recently shared with the media her struggle with ASD which caused her to take a step back from acting and the Hollywood lifestyle. (Revised Oct 1, 2013) The star of many eighties movies like Splash, Blade Runner and Wall Street was diagnosed in the late […]

UK Big Brother contestant and 5ive singer Abs confesses to having Aspergers

In a frank and candid one to one with Big brother UK, former 5ive star Abz Love confessed on air that he had been diagnosed with Aspergers. Since 5ive split, the road has been bumpy for the singer who lost his house and wealth by “being a bit wild”.   The confession came after a […]

Derogatory lyric in Drake and J.Cole’s Jodeci Freestyle to be dubbed

We have been following developments on J.Cole and Drake’s single Jodeci Freestyle for a few weeks now, expecting news of the removal of the lyric which has caused explosions within the Autism Community. The song, released on Saturday June 22nd cause an uproar within the Autism Community, with numerous complaints online, in print and aired […]

HMV respond to Autism Campaigner’s plea to remove J.Cole and Drake single

We have been following with some enthusiasm Anna Kennedy OBE’s crusade to remove derogatory lyrics from the J.Cole and Drake single, Jodeci Freestyle. On July 19, Ms Kennedy shared with Autism Daily Newscast her letter to top British music retailer HMV, urging them to remove the single from their shelves. The reply from HMV Manager, […]