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Colby Brown, Asperger’s Syndrome will help me ‘survive’ : INTERVIEW
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Colby Brown, Asperger’s Syndrome will help me ‘survive’ : INTERVIEW

It's not often in my capacity as a reporter I come across a story that makes me smile. There have been two stories recently that have made me do just that, about people who are triumphing on the face of adversity. The first was the story of Carly Fleischman...
Opinion : The awful truth about trolling in the autism community
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Opinion : The awful truth about trolling in the autism community

You may or may not have noticed, that my opinion writing has become less and less in the past few months. Whilst being unsure that this is the right platform to make a personal self-disclosing post I feel strongly that the content of this post will be relateab...
Applied Behavioural Analysis – First hand accounts
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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 indistingui...
Living with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), One Mother’s Story
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Living with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), One Mother’s Story

Last week we published a story about Carolyn Weighill and her fight for better recognition and diagnosis of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA). Carolyn has recently launched an e – petition. The story can be found here. Following on from this story Autism...
Artist Paul Williams Talks About his Journey to set up ‘AIG, Artist Illustrator Graphics’.
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Artist Paul Williams Talks About his Journey to set up ‘AIG, Artist Illustrator Graphics’.

Paul Williams, Redcar, North Yorkshire, is an artist and illustrator. He runs his own business, ‘AIG Artist Illustrator Graphics’ from which he sells his artwork. Paul has Asperger’s Syndrome. Paul states on his website: 'Selling/commission art and pro...
David Noakes and the GcMAF controversy – Exclusive (Part 2)
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David Noakes and the GcMAF controversy – Exclusive (Part 2)

After speaking with Doug Jewell, this reporter was keen to dig further into the people who are selling GcMAF and alleging it can cure/purge autism. I had seen David Noakes previously on The  BBC One Show in May and have shared my opinion on his Immune Biot...
If you can’t beat them Join them – Katie Hopkins
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If you can’t beat them Join them – Katie Hopkins

Oh dear, Rent-a-Gob Hopkins is back in the autism news only this time it seems she wants to join us rather than deride us.  "I'm probably on the spectrum" she's claimed, another pitch for a headline that will fill another few nano-seconds in the media's dr...
What is the latest on Sharisa Kochmeister?  an update interview with her father
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What is the latest on Sharisa Kochmeister? an update interview with her father

By now many of our readers will be familiar with the case of Sharisa Joy Kochmeisters, who was removed from her family's care against her will. Her human rights were removed and she was subsequent placed into an entirely unsuitable care facility for patien...