Vermont Puppet theatre educates children about autism awareness

Bennington, Vermont – An autism awareness scheme in Vermont schools is using a puppet theatre to educate children about the condition. The not-for-profit organisation based in Burlington, present their “friend 2 friend” show in local schools. The workshops are funded by the agency of education to help younger children understand differences between themselves and their […]

Peter Hosking is Trekking 4 Autism Along the Australian Alps Walking Track

Peter Hosking, 31 lives near Jindabyne in the Snowy Mountains of Australia. In 2012 Peter nearly lost his life in a blizzard, he survived 26 hours on the top of Mount Kosciusko. Peter told Autism Daily Newscast about his experience. “On Monday the 10th of October I set out from Thredbo for the summit of […]

Unsung heroes for autism awareness – New featured section

Autism Daily Newscast launches Profiles in Brief October 30th, marks the launch of another section of our Autism Daily Newscast: Profiles in Brief For the past couple of months, our Current Events Reporter, Jo Worgan has been on a mission to find interesting stories and people on the topic of autism and Jo has come […]

Interview – William Cannata talks about autism awareness training for firefighters

Fredericton, Canada – At the beginning of July we reported on the Fredericton Fire department, who are the first Canadian fire department to take autism awareness training. The training, Autism Awareness  First Responder- Fire/Rescue, is taught by retired Boston firefighter, Bill Cannata, who was  Captain of the Westwood Fire Department. Tofday Mr Cannata is the Coordinator of the […]

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Singing group helps to raise autism awareness

Hampshire, UK – A local singing group for adults with ASD is aiming to raise autism awareness by performing for members of the public throughout the community. The Singing Spectrum is a unique group consisting of adults with autism that provides an avenue through which its members can connect with the public through music. They perform at […]

Cycling event helps raise autism awareness

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – The Rosewood Hotel and Jeddah Autism Centre recently held a event in order to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder throughout the kingdom. The 90 minute event, which boasted 100 participants wearing blue t-shirts and badges, took place along the Jeddah Corniche however halfway through the ride, the group opted to […]

Malayalam star Kunchako Bobban leads walk for World Autism Day in Sharjah

Sharjah, U.A.E. — Malayalam star Kunchako Bobban led the walk to mark World Autism Day in Sharjah Corinche in the United Arab Emirates Thursday April 2. Bobban, who also represents the Al Fasht Medical Centre located in Sharjah’s Al Nahda as a goodwill ambassador, led the walkathon, “Walk a Mile for Autism“, in Sharjah Corinche […]

Million pound home for people with autism opens in Wirral

The Willows, a state-of-the-art home for people with severe autism has been officially opened by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside, Dame Lorna Muirhead DBE, on World Autism Awareness Day, 2 April 2015. The million pound development, on Wirral Autistic Society’s (WAS) Raby Hall site in Bromborough, has been funded by a two-year long Lifetime Appeal. WAS […]

Press Release – Autism Village Launches #Tag10forAutism Campaign for Autism Awareness Month

CHESTER SPRINGS, Pa.,– For Autism Awareness month this April, Autism Village and Nashville Country Music Artist Johnny Orr want to challenge the Autism Community to #Tag10forAutism. This social media campaign is designed for the Autism community by members of the Autism Community to build a free app for autism families, to create acceptance through a training […]

What World Autism Awareness Day means to me as a parent

Well April is here and tomorrow is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD). Many people within the autism community state that every day is Autism Awareness Day, which is true, but I think that if we have a designated day especially to raise autism awareness and acceptance, then why not embrace it? It’s all good! I hope […]