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 […]

The New York Collaborates for Autism clarify the Twizzler Challenge

Twizzler Challenge – on March 23 we posted a report about the Twizzler Challenge, Twizzlers – The Ice Bucket Challenge for Autism? The viewpoints of many were shared, who had posted their opinions on various social media sites. We questioned is this campaign could truly promote autism awareness, or whether it was just another social media […]

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David ‘Big D’ Tonge’s 24 hour Radio Show Marathon for Autism

Ilkeston, Derbyshire –  David ‘Big D’ Tonge is a DJ that hosts a show called Noize Level Critical on the internet radio station ‘Rock Stars Glued.’ The website can be found here. Awareness For Autism founder and director, John Daly contacted Autism Daily Newscast to tell us about the 24 hour radio marathon that David […]

Autism Awareness Month – Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin

Autism Awareness month is coming and yet the media only seems to know about one autism organization and one successful autistic adult. They don’t seem to realize that: Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin During the month many national news outlets such as CNN, The New York Times, Fox News, Time Magazine […]