Scott Robertson Advocates for Autistic Adults

Scott Robertson has always known that he was different. He had difficulty making friends at school. Other kids made fun of him for the odd way he had trouble holding his arm steady when raising his hand in class, calling him names like “retard.” Another boy once told him that he was so weird he […]

The Confusion Between Autism and Co Morbid Conditions

I was asked today by a member in my support group what the differences between autism and learning difficulties are. They had been informed by a well known autism charity that autism is a learning difficulty. This is not the case at all and I felt the need to break down exactly what autism is […]

The new refrigerator mothers of autism – GcMAF Part 3

This is the third and final in a series regarding two leading proponents of GcMAF – David Noakes and Doug Jewell. In these articles we had direct quotes from Jewell and Noakes as well as some counter arguments from mothers who are autism advocates.  Subsequently, this reporter received a series of emails from individuals quoted in the […]

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 relateable  to many of our readers. Trolling and internet […]

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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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 […]

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 Biotech in a previous article.  The UK health watchdog branded GcMAF  “a […]

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Doug Jewell speaks out on GcMAF and MMS and Dr. Bradstreet – Exclusive (Part 1)

On the 27th of August this reporter contacted Doug Jewell husband to Amanda Mary Jewell. Over the next few days we had numerous interactions. I phoned and spoke to Doug Jewell. I told him my name and that I am a freelance journalist interested in hearing his side of the social media arguments between Fiona […]

Autism Speaks needs to do a lot more listening

Steve Silberman is the author of “NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity.” He wrote this for the Los Angeles Times.