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UK Charity Ambitious about Autism – 4 in 10 children with autism are illegally excluded from school
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UK Charity Ambitious about Autism – 4 in 10 children with autism are illegally excluded from school

The UK charity Ambitious about Autism - found in a recent survey of 500 families that 4 in 10 children had been formally and temporarily excluded from school, this is illegal. They have recently launched their 'Ruled Out ' campaign that Autism Daily Newscas...
Jane McDowell and Paddy – Joe Moran are ASK-PERGERS? Part 2
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Jane McDowell and Paddy – Joe Moran are ASK-PERGERS? Part 2

Trafford, Manchester - ASK-PERGERS? is a mother and son team who co-authored 2 books, run a Facebook and twitter site and provide an online advice service to both individuals and families who live with Asperger's Syndrome. The information they offer is both fr...
Report finds Connecticut students with autism most targeted for restraint and seclusion used
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Report finds Connecticut students with autism most targeted for restraint and seclusion used

Connecticut, State Department of Education - A new report finds that there were more than 33,000 incidents of physical restraint or seclusion in public schools and private special education programs in Connecticut. The report found that children with autism...
Australia’s Anonymous Online Bullying Alert System for Schools
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Australia’s Anonymous Online Bullying Alert System for Schools

Bullying is a serious problem for school-age children, and for children with autism, it is an even bigger issue. A 2012 study by IAN (Interactive Autism Network) found that 63% of 1,167 children with autism, ages 6 to 15, had been bullied at some point, and 39...
Should autistic children be allowed service dogs at school?
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Should autistic children be allowed service dogs at school?

In recent years service dogs for children with autism have become a valuable resource for the autistic community and have been proven to significantly decrease cases of wandering, and increase a child's social interaction. Autism daily Newscast reported...
Anna Kennedy OBE to present findings of Autism Diagnosis Survey to Department of Health
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Anna Kennedy OBE to present findings of Autism Diagnosis Survey to Department of Health

Anna Kennedy OBE, together with Austin Hughes has been invited to meet with Department of Health officials in London on Wednesday Feb 5. The meeting has been organised through Norman Lamb MP and will discuss the findings of the recent survey carried out...