Pregnant women on Prozac ‘not putting children at increased risk of autism’

April 19, 2017 admin 0

Expectant mothers who take prozac or similar antidepressants while pregnant are not putting their children at increased risk of autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder […]

Sesame Street’s autistic Muppet Julia makes her TV debut

April 12, 2017 admin 0

Sesame Street’s first autistic Muppet made her television debut Monday, after two years of appearances in other media. Julia, a red-haired, orange-furred newcomer to Sesame […]

What it is like to be diagnosed with autism as a 45 year old woman

April 8, 2017 admin 0

For decades Laura James felt like a failure. Unable to “navigate the world” as well as those around her, she could not understand why, given […]

Deaf child with autism left on Powys school bus probe

April 6, 2017 admin 0

An investigation is being launched after a 10-year-old deaf boy who has autism was twice left on a school minibus and driven back to the […]

Frustrated families are waiting more than two years for autism diagnosis

March 24, 2017 admin 0

DESPITE NHS guidelines ruling that children suspected of having autism should be screened within three months, parents in south Essex are being forced to face […]