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Press Release – Major European initiative to boost understanding of autism
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Press Release – Major European initiative to boost understanding of autism

Understanding about autism will get a boost as universities, charities and expert institutions from 14 European countries come together in a major new programme. Autism Spectrum Disorders in Europe (ASDEU) has been funded by the European Commission to research...
The Autism Puzzle Piece – we do not need a missing puzzle piece, what we need is acceptance
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The Autism Puzzle Piece – we do not need a missing puzzle piece, what we need is acceptance

The Autism Puzzle Piece – All this week we are sharing the many opinions within the autism community surrounding the “autism puzzle piece.” There is no way that you can miss this symbol as it  is everywhere. It is used as the symbol for many autism organisatio...
Protest against NUA Healthcare to take place in Harrogate. #AnthonyKletzander
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Protest against NUA Healthcare to take place in Harrogate. #AnthonyKletzander

UK - A post on the Disabled People Against Cuts website states that, 'Nua Healthcare is the institution where Anthony Kletzander is incarcerated and abused.' Mr Kletzander, who is from Ireland, is a 26 year-old man who has autism. Two years ago he was an ac...
Victory for adults with autism as new care system changes to recognise hidden needs
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Victory for adults with autism as new care system changes to recognise hidden needs

The National Autistic Society (NAS) announced a victory today for adults with autism as changes to the new care system have recognised their hidden needs. The new national eligibility criteria for care and support can be found here. The Care Act regulation...
National Autistic Society Lancaster and Morecambe Branch Launch Party
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National Autistic Society Lancaster and Morecambe Branch Launch Party

National Autistic Society (NAS) Lancaster, UK -  On Sunday Oct. 19 the Lancaster and Morecambe branch of the NAS will be holding a launch party to celebrate the opening of the new branch that will offer services to children, young people and adults who are aff...