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Stephanie Powell from California Fights for Equal Educational Services for Autistic Adults
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Stephanie Powell from California Fights for Equal Educational Services for Autistic Adults

Marin County, California - Stephanie Powell's younger sister Melissa 22 has Rett Syndrome which is a neurodevelopmental disorder that lies on the autism spectrum. Melissa is non-verbal and can suffer from seizures. Stephanie explains her frustrations over...
New York performance artist using emoji to explore autism empathy
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New York performance artist using emoji to explore autism empathy

Emoji. Haven't we all from time to time had a disagreement about what one means? If a smiley face actually means smile, or an upside down frown? The emoji has been about now for just over 14 years, and become a standard form of communication at the end of a te...
Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Solutions for Addressing Everyday Challenges
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Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Solutions for Addressing Everyday Challenges

Book Review: Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Solutions for Addressing Everyday Challenges Author:              Lori Ernsperger, PhD and Danielle Wendel Publisher:         Autism Asperger Publishing Company (2007) ISBN:    ...
iPS cells taken from children with autism may lead to new treatments
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iPS cells taken from children with autism may lead to new treatments

San Diego -- A study conducted by neuroscientists at the University of California-San Diego may have found a strategy that could possibly pave the way for treatments of children in the autism spectrum. The study, headed by Alysson Muotri, was conducted with...
Families Seeking Medical Marijuana Move to Colorado
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Families Seeking Medical Marijuana Move to Colorado

Several months ago Autism Daily Newscast ran some articles about families who were successfully treating some of their children's symptoms of autism with medical marijuana. Certain compounds in the drug have been shown to help with seizures and other debilitat...
Breastfeeding promoted as a way to ‘beat’ autism in the United Arab Emirates
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Breastfeeding promoted as a way to ‘beat’ autism in the United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - A campaign for "beating" autism through breastfeeding has been launched in London UK. Spearheded by Emirates doctor, Hessa Kahlfan, the campaign called SHARJAH aims to reduce autism cases by promoting breastfeeding – a shift from earl...