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Single mother from China who raised twins with special needs says she ‘wouldn’t change a thing’
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Single mother from China who raised twins with special needs says she ‘wouldn’t change a thing’

Shanyang, China - Ma Zhiqui gave birth to twins Zhang Yuanjun and Zhang Hangjun 21 years ago. Hangjun, who is the older of the twins, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, while the younger twin, Yuanjun, was diagnosed with autism. Shortly after her sons we...
Mother of man with autism memorizes 220,000 English words in less than two years
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Mother of man with autism memorizes 220,000 English words in less than two years

Beijing --- A 51-year old mother of a man with autism memorized 220,000 English words, their translations, and their meaning--- all in less than two years. Liyan Zhi is a university teacher at the Xi'an Jiaotong University, where she teaches economics and f...
Gated community forces closure of autism center in Malaysia
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Gated community forces closure of autism center in Malaysia

PETALING, JAYA- A woman whose dream was to open an autism center in a gated community in Cheras was forced to move out. The new autism center had only been open for five days. Autism Consultancy founder Charlene Marie Samuel was forced to close her doors by...
Charity event in China helps raise awareness and funding for autism services
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Charity event in China helps raise awareness and funding for autism services

Xiamen, China - A charity event held to raise awareness of autism in China took place at the Tianzhu Mountain National Park last Saturday. The event, which was a collaborative effort by the China Women’s Development Foundation and Xiamen 1N1, featured a ran...
Chinese educators receive autism training at Pittsburgh schools
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Chinese educators receive autism training at Pittsburgh schools

Pittsburgh, PA - Four educators from China will be undergoing an autism training program at Riverview Junior Jr./Sr. High school this spring. The primary school teachers who arrived from Beijing in March, are seeking to learn about and subsequently adopt me...