About Ariel Relaford

Ariel Relaford has a BA in English and is working toward her Masters in Business Administration with extensive experience in writing essays, articles, blogs, etc. She was a Health Science major before switching over to her passion: English for her undergraduate work. Ariel loves to write about electronics, fashion, and entertainment news, and writes for a number of online news sites.

Accountant with Autism Jailed for Smuggling $2.4 Million

When it comes to individuals with autism, often, many have a low IQ yet show extraordinary skill in certain subjects, such as memorizing each and every one of the presidents of the United States in extreme detail, or knowing everything there is to know about the elements on the periodic table. A recent and powerful […]

15 year old autistic teen and family raising funds for service dog

Profiles in Brief – Help Marisa get her service dog. 15 year old Marisa Smith was only diagnosed with autism two years ago but has had serious developmental challenges since birth and the family has been raising funds for service dog.  Marisa says. “Dealing with people is hard. They’re not exactly as understanding as animals.” […]

Minecraft Welcomes Autistic Players Through AutCraft

Minecraft, the highly popular game that involves building virtual worlds  and is described as “a game about breaking and placing blocks“. Often the comparison to “LEGO® but of course it is so much more.  There are even Mindcraft players who have become “celebrities”. Autism Blogger Stuart Duncan, a parent of an autistic son and enthusiast of Minecraft […]

Help for Kids with Autism: Ultimate Autism Solution Review (UPDATE – Oct 2014)

Editor’s Note: Autism Daily Newscast is partially financed through the use of Google advertising. As such, we like to occasionally check on what is being advertised on our site.  This is how we discovered “Ultimate Autism Solution” and thought the ad rather sensational. We asked one of our reporters to do a review of the product – with […]

QR Code iD: A Smart Tool for Wandering Prevention

One of the most common worries among parents of children with autism is safety. Since children with autism struggle with communicating their desires and problems, there is a tendency for them to run off. Moreover, their limitations on communication may prove a difficulty not only for them but also for rescuers and people who find […]

S.B. Linton’s “Teens With Autism” Book Review

Author S. B. Linton is renowned for writing writing books with the intention of helping children with autism in the through an array of lesson ideas and activities for the classroom and home environment. Linton’s most recent book, Teens with Autism: Apps, Ideas for Lessons, & Common Core Reading Connections for Teens and Young Adults […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation Foundation is Crowned Worst Charity in America

The Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation, based in Schererville, Indiana, has been caught spending large sums of cash on for-profit solicitation companies. The foundation was founded in 2007 and is currently run by Michael Slutsky. According to the origination’s website, it strives to educate the public regarding autism and to provide families and community organizations with […]

LearnEmotion: Facial Recognition Software Helps Kids with Autism

A team of students from the Master of Commercialization and Entrepreneurship program at the University of Auckland recently won a UniServices prize in the University’s annual entrepreneurship challenge. The team worked with Dr. Mark Sagar from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute’s Laboratory of Animate Technology on the facial recognition software he invented. This program, which has […]

Eye-opening POV Autism Documentary airs on PBS

On July 29, 2013, PBS premiered the documentary Neurotypical. Neurotypical is a documentary from the viewpoint of autistic individuals that explores their daily lives, thoughts and feelings, as well as their opinion on the normal, or “neurotypical,” world. The film is rare, as it is not only poignant and revealing, but also remarkable and sometimes […]

iCan Bike Camp teaches Children with Autism to Successfully ride a Bike

Teenagers want to drive and younger children can’t wait to be able to ride a bike.  Those with disabilities including kids on the autism spectrum are no different. iCan Shine, a charitable organization recognizes this and for six years has offered a summer program to help those children with disabilities learn how to rid a […]