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Podcast: Kathy Kelly: How to visit Disney parks with a kid on the autism spectrum
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Podcast: Kathy Kelly: How to visit Disney parks with a kid on the autism spectrum

Kathy Kelly is the mother of a 17 year old with autism. She is also the host of an unofficial Disney Travel podcast for people with a variety of special needs and disabilities, including Autism. She is currently writing the first-ever travel guide for famil...
Can one symbol really replace that troublesome puzzle piece?
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Can one symbol really replace that troublesome puzzle piece?

“Oh flower of Autism…” No I’m not practising for England versus Scotland in The Six Nations. However as someone with an interest in symbols and heraldry the Thistle with its green and purple beauty yet prickly surface is a powerful, uncontroversial and icon...
Research finds computer-aided communication helps adults with autism
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Research finds computer-aided communication helps adults with autism

Leiden, Netherlands -- A group of researchers from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands have attempted to conduct research on a theory that has long been speculated by many. The group, headed by Aske Plaat, made efforts to prove that computer-aided comm...
Jamaica – Mother of child with autism helps raise awareness through Digicel’s 5K event
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Jamaica – Mother of child with autism helps raise awareness through Digicel’s 5K event

Jamaica - Kimberly Brown-Muthra is a credit and collections analyst at the Digicel Foundation, a nonprofit charity, who is volunteering at their annual 5K Run/Walk. Brown-Muthra was inspired to help because of her son Kareem Muthra whose on the autism spec...
ACE GRAN FONDO Supports Children With Autism – 4 Day Cycle Ride,
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ACE GRAN FONDO Supports Children With Autism – 4 Day Cycle Ride,

  YEPPOON Central Queensland, Australia - Errol Hodges, a resident of Yeppoon, will take part in the August 16th ACE Gran Fondo which is a four day, 450km cycle ride to raise funds to combat autism. Mr Hodges, told The Chronicle: "I am particip...
Forward thinking parents who recognised the need for autism specific schools
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Forward thinking parents who recognised the need for autism specific schools

There is a growing trend in the UK for building free schools for autism specific pupils. These schools are predominantly born from the community where they are built. Therefore parents with autistic children rallying together in a community group to birth a sc...
South Shields Restaurant Create Charity Dish to Raise Money for Autism
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South Shields Restaurant Create Charity Dish to Raise Money for Autism

Restaurant, 'Orangegrass Thai and Oriental Cuisine',South Shields, South Tyneside - during the 2 weeks Christmas holidays the restaurant created a charity dish with 50 per cent of the sales going to the North East Autism Society. The Shields Gazette reporte...