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Blogging mother, Temporary Tourist, shares her experiences of Disney’s Guest Assistance rule change
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Blogging mother, Temporary Tourist, shares her experiences of Disney’s Guest Assistance rule change

We've had mixed responses on Disney's decision to change the Guest Assistance Card system. We reported Autism Hippie's experiences on October 11. Disney implemented a change in their guest assistance cards for children and adults with special needs on Octob...
Andrew Wakefield’s MMR and vaccination claim resurfaces
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Andrew Wakefield’s MMR and vaccination claim resurfaces

There seems to be some new research published weekly that refutes to make a claim that discredited Doctor Andrew Wakefield's claims to a link between the MMR vaccination and Autism development. Autism Daily Newscast would like to point out that NO medical e...
Autism provision not good enough says leading expert prof Simon Baron Cohen
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Autism provision not good enough says leading expert prof Simon Baron Cohen

Cambridge University professor and top researcher into autism has urged government to rethink current provision for autistic individuals in the UK. Talking to John Bercow, speaker of the Houses of Parliament in the UK who also has an autistic son, at a Nation...
New indie film to give unique look into life with autism
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New indie film to give unique look into life with autism

Do you remember your first kiss? A brand new independent film sponsored by arts charity Fractured Atlas is set to give its audience a unique insight into the adult milestone of falling in love, but through the perspective of a young girl with autism. Wri...
UK Father takes to the streets to raise money for autism therapies
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UK Father takes to the streets to raise money for autism therapies

At this time of year, most of us are thinking about drinking hot chocolate beneath a fluffy throw cuddled up in front of the TV with the children, in anticipation of the snow falling outside our warm homes. Not Tom Nasmyth Shaw from South Wales. He is just ...
Vermont Puppet theatre educates children about autism awareness
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Vermont Puppet theatre educates children about autism awareness

Bennington, Vermont - An autism awareness scheme in Vermont schools is using a puppet theatre to educate children about the condition. The not-for-profit organisation based in Burlington, present their "friend 2 friend" show in local schools. The worksh...
Researchers find that Autism presents in children from first weeks of life
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Researchers find that Autism presents in children from first weeks of life

An American study has found that infants and babies affected with Autism are less likely to hold eye contact and be aware that a person is communicating to them. The research conducted by Emery School of Medicine in Atlanta Georgia and published in Nature j...
Temple Grandin puts weight behind campaign addressing current trends in autism awareness
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Temple Grandin puts weight behind campaign addressing current trends in autism awareness

Temple Grandin has long been an autism advocate, being amongst the first to write about her experiences with autism and producing a plethora of books on the subject. The 66 year old professor at Colorado State University is to add her voice to a campaig...
Normalising autistic behaviour – US techniques adopted in the UK
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Normalising autistic behaviour – US techniques adopted in the UK

It's a controversial early intervention technique that has been used in the USA for a few years now, but parents in the UK are lining up to enroll their children in schools that are implementing normalisation therapy on children with autism. Applied Behavio...