Police appeal Launched after Autistic girl assaulted in London

Police in London, UK are appealing for information after a teenage girl with Autism was violently attacked and robbed by an assailant riding a bike. Eighteen year old Alex Tree was walking home through an underpass in Walthamstow on the way to visit her grandmother. Miss Tree was carrying two bags from high street chains […]

RAF Museum wins Autism Access Award

The Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum, London – has become the first cultural venue in the UK, to win an autism-friendly status. The Museum has won an  an Autism Access Award which is given as a mark of recognition to show that  the venue is autism friendly for people with autism and their families and […]

Appeal for London attackers who slashed autistic teenager’s neck

The mother of 16 year old Eamonn Finn, is appealing for people to identify the yobs who slashed her son’s neck for “looking at them funny.” Eammonn who was walking to a youth group for youngsters with disabilities in Pimlico, Central London was stopped by three youths who caught and stabbed him only millilitres away from […]

Petition by Leonor Andrade-Martinez to bring Stephen Home

London, UK – Leonor Andrade-Martinez has launched an online petition via Change.org in order to bring her son, Stephen, 19 back nearer home. Stephen at present is in a psychiatric unit at St Andrew’s Hospital, Northampton, which is 80 miles from their Islington home. He has been there for the past 16 months. Stephen has […]

Anna Kennedy OBE and The Lion King

Lycium Theatre, London – Anna Kennedy OBE was invited by Disney Head Office to attend an Autism Friendly performance of The Lion King at the Lycium on May 4. Disney has been working with the National Autistic Society (NAS) since last year and as Anna Kennedy Online is a charity, Anna and Austin Hughes were […]

Siblings ten times more likely to have autism new study reveals

King’s College, London – The largest study of its kind has revealed that children diagnosed with autism are ten times more likely to have siblings also diagnosed on the spectrum. Researchers at Kings College London and Karolinska Institute in Stockholm found that the risk triples if there is a half-brother or sister or a cousin with […]

BrainTrain UK – A safe alternative to medication

Neurofeedback is a type of therapy whereby the brain is trained and reprogrammed to self regulate, having positive impact on behaviour and socialisation. It’s a concept Stuart Black from BrainTrain UK has taken to the next level. BrainTrain, who have been running clinics in the London and Heartfordshire area for just under a year,  offer […]

Jennifer Belander talks about ‘MommAutism – A Love Story’

Jennifer Belander, London, UK – talks about her one woman educational comedy show, ‘MommAutism – A Love Story.’ Autism Daily Newscast issued a press release about Jennifer’s s one woman show taking place in February and we were interested to find out more about the show and the woman behind it. Jennifer’s son Robert, 17 […]

Science Museum Early Bird Autism Friendly Sessions – Revisited

Science Museum London – Early Bird Autism Friendly Visits, Back in October Autism Daily Newscast reported about the Autism Friendly sessions offered by the Science Museum. Claire had contacted us about the Museum to tell us of how well the sessions were organised and that more Museums need to adopt an Autism friendly approach. We were […]

GAPS diet nutrition for children with autism

What do you feed your children? There are a number of faddy and unscientific diets out there that claim to be able to improve mental dexterity and acuity of a child. Science has shown that what we put in our bodies is important, eating a nutritionally viable, healthy diet is proven to improve mood, and […]