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HMV respond to Autism Campaigner’s plea to remove J.Cole and Drake single
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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,...
Support for individuals on the autism spectrum needed throughout the whole life cycle
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Support for individuals on the autism spectrum needed throughout the whole life cycle

As the mother of a child on the autistic spectrum, I have to say that I feel very well supported and that I have a wealth of information at my fingertips. I am also aware though that I have been extremely lucky at finding support and like-minded people who I c...
Accidental Ableism
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Accidental Ableism

I had never heard the word abelism before 2014. Even after my daughter was diagnosed over 10 years ago I was not aware of it. When I first saw it used, I actually had to look it up; ableism is the discrimination in favor of able-bodied people. It was not som...
NGO and Justice Ministry launch logo for individuals with intellectual disabilities
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NGO and Justice Ministry launch logo for individuals with intellectual disabilities

Tel Aviv, Israel - A new logo designed for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities has been unveiled in a joint initiative between a local non-profit organization and the Justice Ministry. The logo is intended to serve as a nationally r...
Review – The Special Needs Survival Guide: Handbook for Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, & More!
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Review – The Special Needs Survival Guide: Handbook for Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, & More!

The Special Needs Survival Guide: Handbook for Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, & More! -  is the second book in Cara Koscinski's The Pocket Occupational Therapist Book Series. Cara is a pediatric occupational therapist and...
Opinion – Use of ‘autism sufferer’ in the media to describe individuals with autism
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Opinion – Use of ‘autism sufferer’ in the media to describe individuals with autism

Media perceptions of autism - On booting up my laptop this morning and doing my usual research into all of those autism stories of interest I happened to find an article, posted on the BBC Northern Ireland website that read as; Cinemas help make films accessib...