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Asperger’s won’t stop West Ouichita high student Colby from being a survivor
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Asperger’s won’t stop West Ouichita high student Colby from being a survivor

West Monroe, LA, USA - A young man with Asperger's syndrome has been inspired to be the first person with autism to star on Survivor, after meeting one of the stars of the show. Colby Brown, who is a student at West Ouichita High Scool in West Monroe, LA ha...

Star of the History Channel show ‘Pawn Stars’ Rick Harrison sends letter to autistic boy

Rick Harrison of 'Pawn Stars' fame - responded to an autistic boy's letter who wrote wanting to sell his Game Boy, Fox News report that the boy’s mother shared Harrison’s reply on Reddit. She is reported on the Fox News website as saying: “I encouraged ...
Bill Gates backs vaccines on American talk show
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Bill Gates backs vaccines on American talk show

Bill Gates has come out and publicly defended vaccinations on American talk show America with Jorge Ramos which aired on January 21. The multi billionaire and founder of the Microsoft conglomerate was interviewed on his philanthropic vision to end world pov...
I am Aspien Girl – Tania Marshall talks about her new book
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I am Aspien Girl – Tania Marshall talks about her new book

In recent months, the media has been filled with news of the differences between diagnosis of autism in men and women. It's been exacerbated and highlighted in the press by celebrity women like Susan Boyle  and Daryl Hannah talking publicly for their first tim...
Erin Corrado Director of ‘Hold Me Steady: A Story of Autism Service Dogs’
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Erin Corrado Director of ‘Hold Me Steady: A Story of Autism Service Dogs’

Erin Corrado, Toronto, Canada - is a filmmaker and has recently directed a film about autism service dogs. The film portrays society’s views on the world of autism and weaves together information through conversations with families and professionals includ...
Paul Scholes’s XI VS Wimbledon’s Crazy Gang Football Match to Raise Money for Autism Charity
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Paul Scholes’s XI VS Wimbledon’s Crazy Gang Football Match to Raise Money for Autism Charity

Reebok Stadium, Bolton – On May 18th Hearts and Minds Charity will be hosting a charity football match, 'Paul Scholes's XI VS Wimbledon's Crazy Gang', in order to raise funds for the charity based in Manchester that supports families of children who have Autis...
Shanell Mouland and her inspirational story of a stranger’s kindness
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Shanell Mouland and her inspirational story of a stranger’s kindness

Shanell Mouland, New Brunswick, Canada - is a teacher, writer and mother to Kate, 3 who has autism We recently stumbled across Shanell's heart-warming blog on Huffington Post, 'Dear 'Daddy' in Seat 16C' which tells the story of how a businessman sat next to...
Carly Fleischmann taking social media by storm
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Carly Fleischmann taking social media by storm

Social media has been dubbed a dark an vile place, somewhere to be on your guard by many a person diagnosed with autism. But social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook has helped one very special autistic girl really find her voice. Carly Fleischma...
Author Chantal Sicile-Kira releases new edition of award-winning autism book
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Author Chantal Sicile-Kira releases new edition of award-winning autism book

Chantal Sicile-Kira, Carmel Valley, California - Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Complete Guide was published 10 years ago. Chantal Sicile-Kira's son, Jeremy, now aged 25 was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3 while living in France. Kristina Houck writin...