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WrongPlanet Pageview Count hits a Profound All-Time Low due to lack of adequate autism representation
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WrongPlanet Pageview Count hits a Profound All-Time Low due to lack of adequate autism representation

According to direct (actual, not estimated) measurements from Quantcast, WrongPlanet, which claims to be the largest forum online for people with Autism and Asperger’s syndrome and their relatives, has hit an all-time low count of website pageviews, as mea...
Einstein, Mozart, Newton –  the genius tag does more harm than good
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Einstein, Mozart, Newton – the genius tag does more harm than good

When I was diagnosed with Aspergers I went on a mission (in true Aspie style) to find out everything I could about it.  Just a short spell of Googling revealed that there was a thriving industry of retrospective diagnosis.   Einstein, it seemed, could have had...
Update – Katie Hopkins causes outrage within autism community with offensive tweets
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Update – Katie Hopkins causes outrage within autism community with offensive tweets

Katie Hopkins - On May 4 we covered the story, Denise Welch and Lucy Hawkins – Celebrities to Slam Katie Hopkins for Mocking Autism on how celebrities had vented their anger and frustrations over the tweets made by Katie Hopkins directed towards Ed Miliban...
Jim Humbles Spirit of Health Conference appearance shrouded in mystery
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Jim Humbles Spirit of Health Conference appearance shrouded in mystery

Originally scheduled for May the 22nd, Jim Humble, a self proclaimed curer of all ills, was arriving at Seaford Brighton for a two day conference.   Due to public complaints it was cancelled and instead, The Old Chapel Centre in Alfriston. Sussex, was book...
Autistic 6th Grader Assaulted by School Cop, Now He is a Convicted Felon Read
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Autistic 6th Grader Assaulted by School Cop, Now He is a Convicted Felon Read

Lynchburg, VA — Nothing wreaks of the police state like police officers assaulting and arresting children at school; especially an 11-year-old boy with autism. Meet Kayleb Moon-Robinson, a 6th grader at Linkhorne Middle School, whose life has been forev...
I want to help find the cause of autism. Some autistic people think I’m the enemy.
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I want to help find the cause of autism. Some autistic people think I’m the enemy.

I became an advocate for autistic people six years ago, after my cousin –- now an 8-year-old boy tormented by seizures and arm biting –- was diagnosed. Like many boys his age, he’s energetic, smiles often and loves anything with wheels. But the severe symptoms...