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Disgraceful – Police chase man with autism for ‘fun’ and ‘their own amusement’
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Disgraceful – Police chase man with autism for ‘fun’ and ‘their own amusement’

Bedfordshire, UK - Autism Daily Newscast were horrified to read the account of two police officers who chased an autistic man, just for 'fun'. PCs Christopher Thomas and Christopher Pitts chased Mr Faruk Ali, 33, who has autism while he was putting the bins ou...
Care in crisis – individuals with autism and learning disabilities dumped in institutions
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Care in crisis – individuals with autism and learning disabilities dumped in institutions

A report by NHS England that has been published yesterday voices that thousands of people with autism and other learning difficulties are in “inappropriate hospitals” instead of being allowed to live within their own community or at home. Autism Daily Newscast...
Detaining people with Autism in hospitals is a Human Rights violation
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Detaining people with Autism in hospitals is a Human Rights violation

Editor's Note: You can read more background about this story on Autism Daily Newscast here. If you live in the UK, you probably know many families are engaged in legal battles to get their children freed from hospitals where they have been wrongly placed, ...
Lenient sentence for vile acts against autistic boy – an opinion
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Lenient sentence for vile acts against autistic boy – an opinion

Recently I reported on a story for Autism Daily Newscast, a story that made my blood boil, it doesn't happen very often but I felt that I had that scratching underneath my fingertips that I had to voice this (possibly cantankerous rant) in a public forum . You...
Survey by National Autistic Society found half of adults with autism have been “abused by someone they trusted as a friend”
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Survey by National Autistic Society found half of adults with autism have been “abused by someone they trusted as a friend”

The National Autistic Society (NAS) - have today launched their 'Careless Campaign,' The NAS state on their Facebook Page: 'With a consultation under way on the government's new criteria for eligibility for adults to access social care, we're deeply concern...