Anna Kennedy OBE celebrates the positive power of Facebook

Anna Kennedy OBE – To celebrate Facebook’s 10th birthday, Anna Kennedy discusses how she has used the social network to create a virtual autism community. To date she has 16000 followers on Facebook across her 3 pages. This online community helps people affected by autism and includes families, carers and celebrities who provide guidance, support […]

Anna Kennedy Online Launch Petition for More Consistency Within the NHS in Regards to Autism Diagnosis

Anna Kennedy Online – launch the petition ‘Department of Health: Consistency within the NHS when diagnosing an autism spectrum condition and Asperger Syndrome.’ Dec 21 The recent survey carried out by Anna Kennedy Online, Autism Diagnosis Survey in the UK which can be found here received over 2000 responses, the results highlighted the need for […]

Jo Redman, young patron of Anna Kennedy Online talks openly about being bullied for Anti Bullying Week

‘Most people would walk straight past me in the street and never imagine that I am a three times kickboxing world champion, just like they would never guess I have Asperger’s Syndrome.’ In a recent article published on Anna Kennedy Online Jo Redman 27 a 3x World Kickboxing Champion who has Asperger’s Syndrome spoke openly […]

Anna Kennedy OBE talks about her Autism’s Got Talent Roadshow

The school  is a specialist independent school for children aged 5 to 16 years who are on the autistic spectrum. The show was hosted a the school to raise local awareness  about the difficulties and obstacles that parents face in getting their children into an Autism specific school. Parents often have to fight to get […]

Appeal for UK parents participation in Anna Kennedy survey

Autism campaigner and advocate Anna Kennedy is appealing for feedback and participation from parents to a survey that she plans to present to the Houses of commons. The survey aims to get at least 1,000 participants before the end of November and touches on key issues like diagnosis, inclusion and bullying. It takes around five […]

UK Apprentice runner-up Katie Hopkins slurs Parents with Special Needs children

Ex UK Apprentice candidate and outspoken opinion blogger Katie Hopkins has enraged the Autism community with her latest dabble into blogging. Ms Hopkins, writing for the Huffington Post yesterday in a blog entitled “why must everything be a medical condition“, attempts to voice her concerns over over-diagnosis of ADHD and Autism, stating: “In many cases, […]

Derogatory lyric in Drake and J.Cole’s Jodeci Freestyle to be dubbed

We have been following developments on J.Cole and Drake’s single Jodeci Freestyle for a few weeks now, expecting news of the removal of the lyric which has caused explosions within the Autism Community. The song, released on Saturday June 22nd cause an uproar within the Autism Community, with numerous complaints online, in print and aired […]

HMV respond to Autism Campaigner’s plea to remove J.Cole and Drake single

We have been following with some enthusiasm Anna Kennedy OBE’s crusade to remove derogatory lyrics from the J.Cole and Drake single, Jodeci Freestyle. On July 19, Ms Kennedy shared with Autism Daily Newscast her letter to top British music retailer HMV, urging them to remove the single from their shelves. The reply from HMV Manager, […]

Jodeci Freestyle lyric petitioner voices concern to top UK music retailer HMV

  Tesco mother of the year, and newly honoured on the Queen’s honours list for her work and dedication in educating children with Autism, Anna Kennedy OBE tells Autism Daily Newscast of the next steps in the fight against rappers use of discriminatory language. On July 16, we reported Ms Kennedy had opened a petition voicing grave concerns […]

Petition seeks Apology from Most Influential Rapper for insults to Autism Community

Inflammatory lyrics by rappers Drake and J.Cole have caused outrage within the Autism community, initiating an online crusade by parents and supporters for a public apology, and removal of the offending phrase from the song. Jodeci Freestyle, released on Saturday June 22, and includes the lyrics: “I’m artistic, you n****s is autistic, retarded.” News of […]