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Daryl Hannah talks candidly about Autism struggles
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Daryl Hannah talks candidly about Autism struggles

The beautiful 52 year old American Actress Daryl Hannah has recently shared with the media her struggle with ASD which caused her to take a step back from acting and the Hollywood lifestyle. (Revised Oct 1, 2013) The star of many eighties movies like Sp...
Here’s a brainwave – magnetic pulses could treat autism
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Here’s a brainwave – magnetic pulses could treat autism

By Peter Enticott, Deakin University Around 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the US Centres for Disease Control – an extraordinarily high number. Although the prevalence rise is probably due mainly to changes in how we diag...
Dan Aykroyd – the latest celebrity to come out of the ASD closet.
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Dan Aykroyd – the latest celebrity to come out of the ASD closet.

When Susan Boyle disclosed her recent diagnosis of Asperger's newspapers around the world picked up on the story and the story spread like wild fire. Both Daryl Hannah and Dan Aykroyd , writer, producer and star of the popular "Ghostbusters" movie series al...
Parasitic Intestinal Worms Used as Treatment Therapy for Autistic Adults
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Parasitic Intestinal Worms Used as Treatment Therapy for Autistic Adults

Dr Eric Hollander - Director of the Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program at Montefiore Medical Centre in New York City has recently conduct two studies involving worms and hot baths for the autism therapy. The Whipworm study involved 10 adu...
Jerry Seinfeld: “I’m on the Autism Spectrum.” Interview with Dr. Cameron
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Jerry Seinfeld: “I’m on the Autism Spectrum.” Interview with Dr. Cameron

Late last week, Jerry Seinfeld stated that “I think, on a very drawn-out scale, I think I’m on the spectrum” when speaking to NBC’s Brian Williams on Thursday’s Nightly News. This admission may come as a complete surprise to Seinfeld fans, the entertainment in...
Anna Kennedy Online, UK’s Largest Autism Diagnosis Survey
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Anna Kennedy Online, UK’s Largest Autism Diagnosis Survey

Autism Diagnosis Survey in the UK - During November 2013 Anna Kennedy Online carried out an online survey asking the thoughts and opinions of both individuals on the Autistic Spectrum and parents and carers who care for someone on the Autistic Spectrum 200...
Celebrity Women with Autism Bring Awareness
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Celebrity Women with Autism Bring Awareness

Our series on females with autism would hardly be complete without taking a look at the famous women who have recently announced their personal struggles with autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Susan Boyle, Daryl Hannah, Miss Montana Alexis Wineman, and reality s...
Katie Johnson from Lancaster UK, music helps autistic son when walking outdoors
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Katie Johnson from Lancaster UK, music helps autistic son when walking outdoors

Katie Johnson, 35 from Lancaster UK is a Primary School Teacher and mum to Lily and son Joey, 5, who has Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Katie contacted Autism Daily Newscast and asked if she could share with our readers how she helped Joey to walk when o...
Is Anorexia The “Female Asperger’s”?
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Is Anorexia The “Female Asperger’s”?

In August, Autism Daily Newscast ran an article covering a recent study linking the characteristics of autism and anorexia nervosa. In our recent series on females with autism, we also covered the differences in the way symptoms of autism present in girls, l...
Genes, air pollution and autism risk
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Genes, air pollution and autism risk

Most people with some interest in science will know of the saying ‘correlation is not the same as causation’. The idea being that just because factor X is linked to, or appears alongside condition Y does not mean that X causes Y (correlation ≠ causation). ...