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Parent Carolyn Weighill Talks about Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)
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Parent Carolyn Weighill Talks about Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)

Carolyn Weighill from Bracknell, Berkshire - is a mother of 2 fighting for better recognition and diagnosis of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) in the UK. Carolyn's daughter Jessica 9 shows PDA behaviours but as yet does not have a diagnosis. Carolyn tol...
Linda Mastroianni, Autism Life Coach and Founder of Speaking Autism
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Linda Mastroianni, Autism Life Coach and Founder of Speaking Autism

Linda Mastroianni, Montreal, Canada – is mother to 2 sons, Juliano 18 and Emilio, 14. Emilio was diagnosed with classic autism in 2002 at the age of 3. Linda is a certified autism life coach and founder of Speaking Autism; she says the following on her website...
Turning autism into a strength: Temple Grandin talks about her relationship with animals
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Turning autism into a strength: Temple Grandin talks about her relationship with animals

We are all individuals and have strengths and weaknesses, having autism does not make any one person differentiate from that rule. That is one of the messages that has come from Temple Grandin, long serving autism advocate, high functioning Asperger's Synd...
Parent Louise 0’Neill Launches Petition  ‘Provide the choice of ABA-based interventions for children with ASD in Northern Ireland.’
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Parent Louise 0’Neill Launches Petition ‘Provide the choice of ABA-based interventions for children with ASD in Northern Ireland.’

Louise O’Neil, Belfast, Northern Ireland - is mum to 3 children. Her youngest child Ryan 4 was diagnosed with autism in November 2012 aged 3. Louise told Autism Daily Newscast that this was the day that she grieved for her child's future. However now sh...
Jenny McCarthy to take legal action over articles doubting her son’s autism
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Jenny McCarthy to take legal action over articles doubting her son’s autism

Ex actress and The View hostess Jenny McCarthy is to take legal action against an article that appeared online citing a three year old interview with Time Magazine which claimed her son Evan did not have autism. As Autism Daily Newscast reported yesterd...
Canadian four year old shows vast improvement with his new service dog
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Canadian four year old shows vast improvement with his new service dog

Atlas Anderson is the youngest autistic person in Canada to receive the company of a specially trained service dog. Harris, a Labrador cross is the newest member of the Anderson household, having been bred and then trained specifically and extensively t...