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GOP candidate Susan Atanus sparks outrage in the autism community
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GOP candidate Susan Atanus sparks outrage in the autism community

In Britain this week we've had political parties blaming gay marriage for the recent floods, and over in America, Susan Atanus, GPO Republican party speaking to the media about how autism, dementia and a host of other ailments are caused by the 'wrath of God"....
Colby Brown, Asperger’s Syndrome will help me ‘survive’ : INTERVIEW
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Colby Brown, Asperger’s Syndrome will help me ‘survive’ : INTERVIEW

It's not often in my capacity as a reporter I come across a story that makes me smile. There have been two stories recently that have made me do just that, about people who are triumphing on the face of adversity. The first was the story of Carly Fleischman...
DriveFit driving app – from concept to reality
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DriveFit driving app – from concept to reality

Learning to drive, it's one of those milestones in any teenagers lives, a transition into adulthood, a huge leap into dreams of independent living, and self sufficiency through employment. Having an Asperger's Syndrome diagnosis does not dampen the enthusia...
Quality of Care for autism in UK needs consistency, warns NICE
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Quality of Care for autism in UK needs consistency, warns NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) has called for a standardised level of care for autism in the UK and warns that consistency is required across Britain to improve quality of care. In some parts of the UK children referred to auti...
I am Aspien Girl – Tania Marshall talks about her new book
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I am Aspien Girl – Tania Marshall talks about her new book

In recent months, the media has been filled with news of the differences between diagnosis of autism in men and women. It's been exacerbated and highlighted in the press by celebrity women like Susan Boyle  and Daryl Hannah talking publicly for their first tim...
Carly Fleischmann taking social media by storm
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Carly Fleischmann taking social media by storm

Social media has been dubbed a dark an vile place, somewhere to be on your guard by many a person diagnosed with autism. But social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook has helped one very special autistic girl really find her voice. Carly Fleischma...