Researchers develop help for people with autism

July 7, 2017 admin 0

A research team at the University of Plymouth is developing a new support package for people with autism and their families. The Welcome Research Hub […]

Teachers ‘locked boy, 8, in plywood box to calm him down’

June 28, 2017 admin 0

An Australian mother claims her eight-year-old autistic son was put in a plywood box by teachers to ‘calm him down’. Emily Dive, 28, is now […]

Autistic Pride Day in Inverness: We are proud to have autism

June 26, 2017 admin 0

MORE than 100 people gathered at Inverness’s Bellfield Park to honour a human rights group for devoting an entire decade towards champion the rights of […]

Autism-friendly clothing range means going to school without the itch

June 21, 2017 admin 0

FOSTER parents Meta and John Auden opened their east Belfast home to many children over the years before one special little toddler melted their hearts […]

Treating autism by targeting the gut

June 21, 2017 admin 0

Experts have called for large-scale studies into altering the make-up of bacteria in the gut, after a review showed that this might reduce the symptoms […]

Autism bill: Hope new law may get support from AMs

June 13, 2017 admin 0

There is hope a renewed attempt to get a bill covering autism treatment will get the support it needs to become law. The proposal, by […]

Robot helps children with autism spectrum disorder learn life-skills

June 13, 2017 admin 0

Logan Lucas, an eight-year-old 2nd grader at Shady Lane Elementary School student works with the robot Milo as… more Mike De Sisti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel […]

Baby brain scans can predict who is likely to develop autism

June 9, 2017 admin 0

A machine-learning algorithm has analysed brain scans of 6-month-old children and predicted with near-certainty whether they will show signs of autism when they reach the […]

Can a Drug That Fights Parasites Also Help with Autism?

June 1, 2017 admin 0

A 101-year-old drug that is often used to treat people in Africa with parasitic infections may help ease some of the symptoms of autism spectrum […]

Glasgow Airport staff and passengers step into shoes of autism sufferers

June 1, 2017 admin 0

Glasgow Airport staff and passengers step into shoes of autism sufferers Steph Brawn Glasgow Airport staff and passengers step into shoes of autism sufferers Glasgow […]

How an autistic child became world pinball champion

May 31, 2017 admin 0

Pinball champion Robert Gagno says having autism has made him a better player. But it’s also true that playing pinball has helped him live with […]