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 […]

More than a third of GPs have had no training on autism

May 17, 2017 admin 0

Most of us get slightly anxious about going to the GP. What if it turns out that nothing’s wrong? Or perhaps there’s something seriously wrong? […]

‘Outlandish therapies’ exploit families of autistic children

May 15, 2017 admin 0

Opinion: Misinformation about autism leaves many at risk from ‘purveyors of snake oil’ For as long as people have fallen ill, there are those who […]

Autistic women diagnosed late in life

May 13, 2017 admin 0

Many women with Autism are not diagnosed with the condition until they reach middle age, leaving them wondering what is ‘wrong with them’. Boys are […]

Why Do Girls Show Signs of Autism Later Than Boys?

May 11, 2017 admin 0

New research looks at the reasons autistic characteristics show up at a later age in girls, and how that phenomenon affects diagnosis and treatment. Why […]

Rise in children in schools with autism spectrum disorder

May 7, 2017 admin 0

The number of Welsh schoolchildren with autism spectrum disorder has risen by more than 50% in the past five years. Welsh Government figures show there […]