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Bangladesh government to develop foster care system for children with autism
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Bangladesh government to develop foster care system for children with autism

Dhaka, Bangladesh --- The Bangladesh government is planning to develop a foster care system for children with autism in the country, as well as those with other neurodevelopmental disabilities, according to health ministry sources. According to reports, the...
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...
Florida Human Rights Commission state Disney park discriminated against children with autism
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Florida Human Rights Commission state Disney park discriminated against children with autism

Lake Buena Vista, Fla. --- Walt Disney theme parks continue to be under fire as the Human Rights Commission in Florida released a statement saying that after conducting an investigation, it found that the popular amusement park has, in fact, discriminated agai...
North Lancashire Directions Group – FREE Parent Carer Information and Fun Day
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North Lancashire Directions Group – FREE Parent Carer Information and Fun Day

Lancaster, Lancashire, UK - North Lancashire Directions Group (NLDG) is a group based in Lancaster that is run by parent carers of children and young people who have additional needs. They run the group for the benefit of other parent carers who are in a simil...
Virginia House of Delegates Approves New Legislation on Autism
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Virginia House of Delegates Approves New Legislation on Autism

Richmond, Va. --- The House of Delegates in Virginia has approved a new legislation that raises the age limit of insurance coverage for children with autism to 10 years old. The state's current law only allows for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD...