Researchers hope to revolutionize autism diagnosis through Autism & Beyond app

New York — A team of researchers from Duke are hoping to revolutionize how autism is diagnosed in young children through an iPhone app called ‘Autism & Beyond’. The researchers are working closely with Apple in hopes of improving how autism is diagnosed in children today. Due to the surge of the number of children […]

Paul Costello, Founder of The Disability Book

Paul Costello from Highworth, Swindon, UK, together with his wife Kathryn founded The Disability Book website in May 2012. The website shares information and links regarding disability support groups and organisations across the UK. ‘Our aim is to provide you and your family that are affected directly, or indirectly, with a disability a place that […]

Special needs Mom turns inventor with vibrating pillow

Senseez can help parents, teachers, and therapists give kids with Autism or ADHD calming and soothing sensations. Stephanie is the inventor and owner of Senseez a vibrating pillow that can help kids with sensory issues pay attention, sit for longer periods, and explore new sensations throughout their body. When her son was 2, he was […]

Minecraft Welcomes Autistic Players Through AutCraft

Minecraft, the highly popular game that involves building virtual worlds  and is described as “a game about breaking and placing blocks“. Often the comparison to “LEGO® but of course it is so much more.  There are even Mindcraft players who have become “celebrities”. Autism Blogger Stuart Duncan, a parent of an autistic son and enthusiast of Minecraft […]

SEN Assist, Specialist Software for Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Adele Devine is a specialist teacher who works in an Autism specific school. As well as being co-founder with her husband Quentin of the Award Winning SEN Assist which offer products and resources for children with special educational needs. They are ‘a couple on a mission to help ALL students access an individual education and […]

Autistic Spectrum Digest hot off the press, what are you reading tonight?

New Apple News Stand Magazine for those on the Autistic Spectrum You may have noticed, things have changed a little here at Autism Daily Newscast, and we are absolutely delighted to introduce you to our fledgling sister site, Autistic Spectrum Digest, a brand monthly new digital magazine available on Apple News Stand which you can […]

Spectacular Bond – A New Parent-Led Autism Intervention

Spectacular Bond is a new program that eases the symptoms of autism by training parents to interact with their child differently. The program was created by two doctors from Columbia University , Dr. Marion Blank and Dr. Suzanne Goh, and Susan Deland, a parent of a child with autism. The program is outlined in their […]

Help for Kids with Autism: Ultimate Autism Solution Review (UPDATE – Oct 2014)

Editor’s Note: Autism Daily Newscast is partially financed through the use of Google advertising. As such, we like to occasionally check on what is being advertised on our site.  This is how we discovered “Ultimate Autism Solution” and thought the ad rather sensational. We asked one of our reporters to do a review of the product – with […]

QR Code iD: A Smart Tool for Wandering Prevention

One of the most common worries among parents of children with autism is safety. Since children with autism struggle with communicating their desires and problems, there is a tendency for them to run off. Moreover, their limitations on communication may prove a difficulty not only for them but also for rescuers and people who find […]

The RDI® Program for Social-Emotional Development

Relationship Development Intervention (RDI®) is a parent-led, home-based program developed by Dr. Steven Gutstein, a clinical psychologist from the Connections Center in Houston, Texas. The goal of RDI® is to help parents build a relationship with their child through a system of guided participation, which ultimately carries over into the child’s other relationships. Parents work […]