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 […]

Autism diagnoses ‘could be reduced under NHS plan’

May 29, 2017 admin 0

Proposals to reduce the number of children being diagnosed with autism are being considered by NHS commissioners in south-west London. The idea of restricting an […]

Rates of suicide ‘worryingly high’ in autism, say Coventry experts

May 27, 2017 admin 0

SUICIDE rates among people with autism in England have reached “worryingly” high levels, according to clinical experts. Researchers from Coventry and Newcastle are arguing that […]

NHS could stop diagnosing child autism in south west London

May 25, 2017 admin 1

Children may no longer be able to get NHS referrals for assessment and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in South West London. South West […]

Can fidget spinners actually relieve symptoms of ADHD and autism

May 19, 2017 admin 0

The popular toys known as fidget spinners are incredibly simple — a few small blades that whirl around a center core — but some manufacturers […]

Autistic people are three times more likely to have hallucinations

May 18, 2017 admin 0

Do you ever hear a sound when there is nothing around to explain it? Or perhaps you have the feeling that someone is nearby when […]