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Accountant with Autism Jailed for Smuggling $2.4 Million
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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 abo...
15 year old autistic teen and family raising funds for service dog
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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. “Deal...
Minecraft Welcomes Autistic Players Through AutCraft
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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 "celebr...
Help for Kids with Autism: Ultimate Autism Solution Review (UPDATE – Oct 2014)
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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 rathe...
QR Code iD: A Smart Tool for Wandering Prevention
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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...
LearnEmotion: Facial Recognition Software Helps Kids with Autism
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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 Bio...
S.B. Linton’s “Teens With Autism” Book Review
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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, Id...
Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation Foundation is Crowned Worst Charity in America
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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 originat...
Eye-opening POV Autism Documentary airs on PBS
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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...

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 p...