Stranger pays $485 for class meal at Jose Tejas restaurant

Woodbridge, New Jersey – A group of 25 students who attend autism classes at Matthew Jago School in Sewaren made a trip to Jose Tejas Restaurant in Iselin with class teachers on May 6 to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, reports. At the time students and teachers were unaware that an anonymous stranger had paid for […]

‘Henry and Mudge’ performed at Autism Academy of Learning in Toledo

New York, Theatreworks USA – Tommy Stone, 14 from Toledo persuaded the nonprofit organisation, Theatreworks USA to organise a stage production at his school ‘Autism Academy of Learning’. Tommy, who loves theatre approached Principal Mark Lafferty and said that he wanted to bring a play to the public charter school, there are 52 students aged […]

Two High School Seniors with Autism Crowned Prom King and Queen

Wendell, North Carolina — Two high school seniors who both have autism were crowned Prom King and Queen last week at Corinth Holders High School. Fox 8 News reported that the pair do not let their disabilities slow them down. Classmates chose them to be Prom King and Queen. Corinth Holders principal Chase Ferrell said: […]

Lee County Autism Resource and Advocacy 5k Saturday

Alabama, Lee County Autism Resource and Advocacy – hosted its inaugural A-Day Autism 5K Saturday and runners flocked to the event from all around the county. Opelika-Auburn News reported that the event included a 5K, one-mile Fun Run and activities for children and their families. 68 people pre-registered for the race and another 15 registered […]

Students at Interface help raise Autism Awareness

South Tyneside College, South Shields – An autism awareness event was organised by students at the college’s specialist Interface department, which teaches life and work skills to young people with autism and Asperger syndrome. Curriculum leader Nicola Beldham said: “The event highlighted the strengths that people with autism have and how they can be exceptional. […]

Autism Aspergers Friendship Society to hold James Bond Themed Gala

Calgary, Canada – AAFS (Autism Aspergers Friendship Society) is holding its first Gala on April 26th, 2014 from 6:30pm to 11:00pm at the Wainwright Hotel in Heritage Park in support of Clubhouse of CARE Capital Campaign. The Gala will be a James Bond themed night. Local award winning actor and comedian Andrew Phung will be […]

Girl scout receives award for Autism project

Tomah, Wisconsin – Kara Hollingsworth, 19 is a University of Wisconsin-La Crosse freshman and has Asperger Syndrome. The Tomah Journal reports that Kara believes that having the condition is what makes her different and that she views this as a good thing. Kara Hollingsworth said: Do you think that fire or the wheel or vaccines […]

NFL player,Christine Michael to take teen on dream prom date

Anahuac High School, Texas – Christine Michael NFL player and Super Bowl champion, will be taking Taylor Kirkwood as a date to her high school prom. Taylor was voted Anahuac Homecoming Queen for this school year. Stacie Holmes, Taylor’s mother told Houston’s KPRC that she wanted to do something special for her daughter, aged 18 who […]

Sesame Autisme organizes a Flashmob in Paris for Autism Awareness Month

Paris France – A Flashmob is organized for April 2 at the Place de la Republique in Paris at 6 pm. On the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day, volunteers of the Association Sesame Autisme and students IDRAC PARIS have decided to organize a Flashmob and are encouraging people with autism to show their support. […]

Autism Community Together (ACT) Invites the Public to Celebrate Autism Awareness Month

Guam, Autism Community Together – ACT Board Member Leone Rohr and mother of two autistic children said the goal of ACT is to come together and help ease the challenges encountered by children with autism. Rohr explained that when they say your child has autism you need to find support and information. “I needed to […]