Travel bosses demand autistic girl, 5, prove she’s disabled in person so mum can get free bus pass for hospital visits

January 17, 2018 admin 0

Jackie Williams’ daughter Scarlett is on the autism spectrum and suffers from bladder problems (Image: Liverpool Echo) Travel bosses demanded a five-year-old schoolgirl attend a […]

Supermarket to hold weekly Autism Hour

January 4, 2018 admin 0

People living with autism will now be able to do their grocery shop during a weekly ‘quiet hour’. The Grand Marché supermarkets in Jersey and […]

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to study medical marijuana and autism

December 12, 2017 admin 0

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is pairing with an Australian biopharmaceutical company in what some advocates say could be the first major effort in the United […]

Lack of care for autism patients ‘is costing lives’

December 4, 2017 admin 0

A lack of clear mental health support for people with Autism spectrum conditions is leaving vulnerable people at risk and costing lives, campaigners have warned. […]

Mum’s sign to help people understand her autistic son

December 1, 2017 admin 0

The mother of a young boy with autism has put a sign up outside her house asking neighbours not to phone the police if they […]

How to Get Children with Autism to Sleep

November 21, 2017 admin 0

When Nick was a toddler, he struggled to make sense of language, coordinate his own limbs and orient himself in the world. His mother, Brigid […]

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 […]