BBC Show changes life of Travis Smith, a teenager with autism

October 31, 2017 admin 0

THE life of a teenager has been “transformed” thanks to appearing in a BBC show. Travis Smith, from Griffithstown, in Pontypool, will be appearing on […]

‘I’m scared of my own autistic child’

October 31, 2017 admin 0

Parents struggling to cope with their violent autistic children are not being properly supported by local authorities, the National Autistic Society says. For some, a […]

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Student with autism has college place withdrawn a week after term starts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Emma Parker is angry that her son’s college place was withdrawn after one week.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 […]