Autism community reaction to Liz Feld stepping down from her post as President of Autism Speaks

Monday it was announced that Liz Feld, President of Autism Speaks is to step down from her role. Interestingly enough, no official press release has been issued by Autism Speaks, but Disability Scoop ran the story which can be read here. Nor has Feld made any comments on Twitter. In a statement Liz Feld told that she […]

Speaking without vocalising – Two Interviews with Autistics

After hearing one too many times from a parent that they are amazed to think that autistic individuals who are non verbal are of the same intelligence, or even higher as someone who is verbal, this reporter decided to take a closer look. It is important for non verbal autistics to show neurotypical people, in particular parents […]

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Editorial – The labeling of a young boy as a ‘public nuisance’.

California – I am sure that you have all read recently about the young boy with autism, who has been labelled as a ‘public nuisance’. He and his family have had a lawsuit filed against them by their previous neighbors. It seems to be a long and complicated story that I really don’t want to […]

Opinion – So now breastfeeding can ‘protect’ babies from autism? I give up!

Last week I read an article in the Mirror Online entitled; Breastfeeding ‘could protect babies from autism’ claim scientists behind new study. The research was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Journal. Well this instantly got my back up but I continued to read it, although I knew I shouldn’t. The first thing […]

Sharisa Kochmeister update: 6 more months before next court date

Autism Daily Newscast has been keeping track of any developments in the Sharisa Kochmeister case and what we consider to be a violation of her human rights. This reporter fully expected Sharisa to have been returned back to her parents by now, but after speaking with her father, Jan Kochmeister and asking for an update, I’ve found out […]

Reaching for the Sky – An Interview with an autistic balloon pilot

Today I was lucky enough to speak to Charlie Timbrell, an inspirational young man who was diagnosed Autistic aged seven, who has just achieved his life long dream of owning his own hot air balloon! Charlie was keen to explain that in his words: “ I felt since I have been become a hot air […]

The damage of Chlorine Dioxide also peddled as Miracle Mineral Solution

For those of you that do not know there’s a very real threat to our autistic children in the world today. Naive parents and carers are being told that parasitic worms are the cause of autism in their children. They are being told that if they remove these worms with CD (Chlorine Dioxide) treatments the […]

Andrew Wakefield’s MMR and vaccination claim resurfaces

There seems to be some new research published weekly that refutes to make a claim that discredited Doctor Andrew Wakefield’s claims to a link between the MMR vaccination and Autism development. Autism Daily Newscast would like to point out that NO medical evidence has yet been determined for the causes or development of Autism or […]

Applied Behavioural Analysis – First hand accounts

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), one of the first things mentioned when your child receives a diagnosis of Autism. The paediatrician may recommend it and you are sure to read glowing reports about it. The ultimate goal of ABA? To make your child indistinguishable from their peers. To stop all self stimulating behaviour and enforce eye […]

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Male brain and the role of testosterone and thimerosal in autism – an opinion

Editor’s Note: Occasionally at Autism Daily Newscast we receive emails which pose interesting questions. One such email was received last week by Tony Bateson, in response to an article we published regarding Robert F Kennedy Jr’s as yet unpublished book about the MMR vaccinations. I will allow Mr Bateson himself to voice his opinion, and […]