Philadelphia Eagles take part in 6th annual Huddle Up for Autism event – w/video

Philadelphia – The 6th annual Huddle Up for Autism event took place on Sunday 26 April at Lincoln Financial Field. The event helped to raise funds for The Center for Autism Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The event was presented by the Philadelphia Eagles, who support The Center for Autism Research (CAR) […]

Caught on camera, eleven-year-old girl with autism attacked by two teens girls – w/video

Cleveland, Ohio– Joyce Swann is mother to an eleven-year-old girl, who was brutally attacked by two older girls on Saturday April 25. The attack was captured on cell phones, in three different clips. Ms Swann told Fox 8 Cleveland that her daughter has been bullied in the past, as her autism makes it difficult for […]

Imagine Walk raises funds and awareness for autism – w/video

Warwick, R.I. – On Sunday April 26 the 13th annual Imagine Walk and Family Fun Day for Autism took place in Goddard Park. The event had been organized by The Autism Project. It is thought that eight thousand walkers participated in the event, having traveled from all across the region. The 2014 Imagine Walk raised […]

Cycling event helps raise autism awareness

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – The Rosewood Hotel and Jeddah Autism Centre recently held a event in order to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder throughout the kingdom. The 90 minute event, which boasted 100 participants wearing blue t-shirts and badges, took place along the Jeddah Corniche however halfway through the ride, the group opted to […]

Virginia Judge finds 11 year old with autism guilty on criminal charges – w/audio

Lynchburg, Va. — A judge from Lynchburg in Virginia found an 11-year old child with autism guilty of criminal charges. He will now have a felony conviction for the rest of his life. The child, Kayleb Moon-Robinson, is a middle schooler from Linkhorne School, and has only been attending the school for a few months […]

Hundreds show up at birthday party for Odin, a boy with asperger’s – w/video

Ontario, Canada — A boy with asperger’s was about to throw a party for his 13th birthday last week. But after waiting a while, the invitations Odin Camus and his mom gave out were still left unanswered. His mom, Melissa Camus, decided to turn to social media for help. Little did they know that they were in for […]

Dating help programs to be unveiled at Scottish autism conference

Scotland – A conference being held on Wednesday March 25 will contain presentations from Belgium and the Netherlands on their new programs aimed at helping people on the spectrum form better relationships. One of the presenters Peter Vermeulen, who runs Belgium’s Autism Central, told news outlet The Herald that: “We are starting to have people […]

Man with autism in court after arsenal of firearms found in home

Blackpool, England – A man with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is currently in court facing charges after law enforcement officials found an arsenal of firearms and ammunition in his home. Neil Incorvaya, a 48 year old Marton resident, was known to be a hoarder who had over 50 vehicles, cellular phones and other collectibles when […]

North Lancashire Directions Group – FREE Parent Carer Information and Fun Day

Lancaster, Lancashire, UK – North Lancashire Directions Group (NLDG) is a group based in Lancaster that is run by parent carers of children and young people who have additional needs. They run the group for the benefit of other parent carers who are in a similar situation. They provide information to the local community about […]

Young man with autism, Reginald “Neli” Latson released from prison

RICHMOND, VA –  We recently reported on the case of Reginald “Neli” Latson, a 23-year-ol man who has autism, who had allegedly assaulted a correctional officer. Our report can be read here. Appeals made to Virginia Governor to intervene in case of man with autism. Advocates from mental health and civil liberties groups asked the […]