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Mum blasts UK pub for autism discrimination
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Mum blasts UK pub for autism discrimination

Glasgow UK -  A mother of autistic triplets has blasted the Griffin Pub in Glasgow, UK for what she calls blatant discrimination against her three sons. Tracy Steell, 46,  was taking the 19 year old triplets, Bobby, Stuart and Glen,  to see Aladdin at a nea...
Skateboard Exhibition in Las Vegas Raises Money for Autism Charities
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Skateboard Exhibition in Las Vegas Raises Money for Autism Charities

City of the World Art Gallery, Las Vegas - 160 hand-painted skateboards are on display in the gallery during the Artists for Autism Skateboard Project exhibition. One skateboard portrays Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance from the film, The Shining The exhibit...
Minnesota study links Somali population with high levels of autism
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Minnesota study links Somali population with high levels of autism

Minnesota, MN - A study by the University of Minneapolis has found high levels of autism in children born into the City's Somalian population. The study was conducted as part of a bigger project, the Minneapolis Somali autism spectrum disorder prevalenc...
Parents of autistic children report special education teacher from California for remarks on Facebook
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Parents of autistic children report special education teacher from California for remarks on Facebook

  Torrance, California - Parents submit screen shots of Facebook posts from Dec 5th before an IEP meeting. Suzanne Hutton a special-education teacher from Torrance Unified School District has been placed on administrative leave following comme...
New Study Highlights the Importance of Social Interaction for Autistic Children
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New Study Highlights the Importance of Social Interaction for Autistic Children

Dr Blythe Corbett Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center investigator is the lead author of the study.* Children on the autistic spectrum and typically developing children were observed playing together in a playground setting. I...
Father of Sandy Hook Tragedy Sets up Dylan’s Wings of Change Foundation to Help Other Autistic Children
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Father of Sandy Hook Tragedy Sets up Dylan’s Wings of Change Foundation to Help Other Autistic Children

Newton, Connecticut - one year ago today, December 14, 2012 Ian Hockley's son, Dylan 6 was tragically killed in the Sandy Hook shootings. Dylan’s Wings of Change is a non-profit organisation dedicated to raising Autism awareness. Dylan was Autistic and ...
New  ‘Highland Autism Improvement Group’ Launched in Scotland
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New ‘Highland Autism Improvement Group’ Launched in Scotland

The Highlands, Scotland - Singer Susan Boyle 52 who revealed this week that she has recently been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome has inspired a new Autism group entitled ‘Highland Autism Improvement Group.’ Jenna Conti reports in Highland News that loca...
Teacher in Florida will go back into the classroom after giving hot-sauce laced crayons to a boy with autism
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Teacher in Florida will go back into the classroom after giving hot-sauce laced crayons to a boy with autism

Kissimmee, Florida - Despite school districts appeal, Florida teacher accused of giving crayons to a student with autism that was soaked in hot sauce will be reinstated. Both the school district and the parents are upset by the decision.  Lillain Gomez had ...
Origin Housing’s Speedwell Court for Autistic Adults Opens in Barnet, North Finchley UK
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Origin Housing’s Speedwell Court for Autistic Adults Opens in Barnet, North Finchley UK

Barnet, North Finchley UK - The Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Melvin Cohen, officially open Origin Housing’s Speedwell Court in Woodside Grange Road this week. The new development is for adults diagnosed with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. The building h...
Autistic Boy from DeBary, Florida Now Allowed to Keep His Pet Chickens
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Autistic Boy from DeBary, Florida Now Allowed to Keep His Pet Chickens

J.J.Hart, 3 from DeBary Florida – On December 7 Autism Daily Newscast shared the story about local City Council members informing J,J,Hart and his family that they would no longer be able to keep chickens at their family home. In an article posted in the Or...