North East autism hotel wins disability award

October 21, 2017 admin 0

The group behind the first hotel in the North East to train young people with autism and learning difficulties has won an award for its […]

Meet the former teacher giving a voice to disabled children

October 5, 2017 admin 0

“No matter what, you’re always able to do anything. Never give up,” says Owen, who has the bone condition arthrogryposis. Owen cannot use his arms […]

Carers left an autistic woman in a hot car while they went on a TWO HOUR shopping spree before police rescued her when passers-by saw the vehicle rocking and thought a dog was inside

September 13, 2017 admin 0

Claire McMullen, 58, was left sweating profusely inside the car on a hot July day Care workers Sylvia Ezeorji, 47, and Veronica Howe, 52, left […]

Student with autism has college place withdrawn a week after term starts

September 12, 2017 admin 0

Emma Parker is angry that her son’s college place was withdrawn after one week. Credit: ITV News Anglia A mother is fighting to get her autistic […]

Scientists narrow down the startling risk factors that can cause autism

September 8, 2017 admin 0

Amidst the media hubbub of the new presidential administration, autism was back in the news. Well-known vaccine skeptic Andrew Wakefield attended one of President Donald […]

Clarks launch new shoe service to help kids with autism

August 30, 2017 admin 0

Its Cheshire Oaks store has decided to introduce the scheme to help both children and parents Shoe retailer Clarks is launching its shoe service which […]

Baby Siblings Could Hold Clues to Autism Diagnosis

August 18, 2017 admin 0

In October 2010, Lisa and Eugene Jeffers learned that their daughter Jade, then nearly 2 and a half years old, has autism. The diagnosis felt […]

‘Autistic’ mice make littermates less social

August 4, 2017 admin 0

Mice engineered for use as a model of autism can affect the behaviour of wild-type animals kept in the same housing. Mice genetically engineered to […]

Three tiny Inverness Amigos take on charity race for autism

August 4, 2017 admin 0

SINCE being diagnosed with autism three youngsters – nicknamed the Three Amigos – have become used to dealing with challenges in their day-to-day lives. But […]