Help for Autistic Young People to Find Work in the Events Industry

JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel, London – A project which was launched to help young adults who are on the autistic spectrum to find work in the events industry will be holding its second fundraising event on Jan 27. HelmsBriscoe will be raising funds for an extension to its work experience programme called HB Cares. […]

Autistic Boy in DeBary, Florida no Longer allowed to keep chickens at family home

DeBary, Florida – J.J. Hart, 3 from DeBary, Florida and his family have been told by the local City Council members that they will no longer be able to keep chickens at their family home. J.J. has three chickens that he likes to chase round in the family’s back yard and whom he fondly calls, […]

Sandra Bloe from Hastings, East Sussex, Founder of ASD Bright Ideas

‘ASD Bright Ideas – we understand autism… because we are a family with a child on the autistic spectrum we understand the challenges and rewards that you face on a daily basis.’ Sandra Bloe from Hastings, East Sussex UK has 2 daughters, her youngest daughter Tanya, 17, is on the autistic spectrum and has a […]

Girl With Special Needs Starts A Thriving Business Based on an Inability to Read with Video

Autism Daily Newscast loves to be able to report good news stories and so when this showed up on… where else but the Good News Network!  Scroll down to the bottom and watch the video which explains this uplifting story the best. An Australian woman who was born with Down Syndrome and a mild form of […]

Author Steve Silberman pushes for change in how people see autism

San Francisco — U.S. Journalist and Author Steve Silberman wants to change how the world sees people with autism. Silberman, whose book ‘Neurotribes’ made it to the Samuel Johnson Prize 2015 longlist, wants everyone to stop seeing autism spectrum disorder merely as a disability. ‘Neurotribes’ was first intended to be a book about the autism […]

The Real Autism Tsunami

Editor’s Note: Trigger alert. This article contains profanity and historical references that readers may find disturbing. My heart is heavy today. Suddenly I understand something in a new way and this clarity only makes me sad. I now know where they’ve been. I now believe beyond a doubt that the entire autism spectrum of people […]

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Young girl struggling with autism writes down qualities of a ‘true friend’

Dublin — A young girl with autism was asked to write down the qualities of what she would consider a ‘true friend’, and she came up with things that reflect the struggles that children with autism often deal with. Molly-Raine Adams is seven years old, and she was only diagnosed with autism in July of […]

Book Review: “NeuroTribes” – I loved this but…

Steve Silberman’s “NeuroTribes: the legacy of autism and how to think smarter about people who think differently” is a book that needs no introduction.  This monumental much anticipated history of autism has hit the best seller lists running and small wonder – it’s got it all – or nearly. I’ll come back to that later. […]

Vaccines back in the headlines – here’s what the experts say

September 16th’s Republican debate put vaccines back in the headlines, when Ben Carson, a former neurosurgeon, was asked to comment on Donald Trump’s statements linking vaccinations to autism. Carson said: “We have extremely well-documented proof that there is no autism associated with vaccinations, but it is true that we’re giving way too many in way […]

Brain Stimulation Holds Promise in Autism Treatment

Autism Daily Newscast first reported on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) back in November of 2013. We wrote about the results of the first clinical trial using magnetic wave stimulation autistic people, show an encouraging boost in the development of social interactive skills after treatment.The study conducted by the Monash University in Melbourne Australia involved boosting brain waves […]