Fathers who play active role parenting their child with autism can help reduce maternal depression

Like many others I read with great interest the recent study published in the Maternal and Child Health Journal, Father Involvement and Maternal Depressive Symptoms in Families of Children with Disabilities or Delays. The research conducted by the University of Illinois, found that fathers who play an active role in their child’s upbringing, can help promote […]

A blog post is not professional journalism

It is not unusual for us at Autism Daily Newscast to be presented with stories and reports where it is clear that some of the information is either missing or just doesn’t feel right. Today was one of those days…. more so than usual. It seems ironic that, while I don’t know Rob Carrick, the image […]

Update – Trading Standards closely monitor MMS sales in the UK

On June 15 we reported on the latest developments abut Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS), entitled; Seller behind “Miracle Mineral Solution” exposed by BBC undercover investigation.  This is an extremely harmful substance, that contains sodium chlorite and hydrochloric acid, which is basically household bleach. This product which is being sold as an enema; is being targeted […]

Let us celebrate dads this Father’s Day.

Well as you all know, this Sunday is Father’s Day in the UK and North America. I think that sometimes the emphasis when caring for a child with any additional need is placed upon the mother. There are thousands of ‘mummy blogs’ all devoted to caring for children with and without disabilities, but hidden away […]

Seller behind “Miracle Mineral Solution” exposed by BBC undercover investigation

We have been covering the story about “Miracle Mineral Solution” (MMS) for some considerable time, reporting on how extremely dangerous this product is. One of our guest writers, Emma Dalmayne, who has Aspeger’s syndrome and is the parent of children with autism, has been an active and vocal campaigner against MMS. In January she reported […]

Worth Reading – 12 June, 2015 Week in Review

Each week we summarize the research announcements and publish the recap on Sunday. We also send out an email to those who subscribe with the most popular articles from the previous week.  (If you would like to receive these recaps, please sign up here.) This is distributed on Tuesdays. But if you aren’t on that list, […]

Opinion – Latest research on autism diets and parental age – are they really helpful?

This week, I read the article, ‘Autism Diets’ Do Not Provide Children With Adequate Supplementation, Can Lead To Overuse, on the Medical Daily website and reported here on Autism Daily Newscast. It was based upon research carried out at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York. In a nutshell, the study claims that […]

Support for individuals on the autism spectrum needed throughout the whole life cycle

As the mother of a child on the autistic spectrum, I have to say that I feel very well supported and that I have a wealth of information at my fingertips. I am also aware though that I have been extremely lucky at finding support and like-minded people who I can chat to. This isn’t […]

Worth Reading – 5 June, 2015 Week in Review

Each week we summarize the research announcements and publish the recap on Sunday. We also send out an email to those who subscribe with the most popular articles from the previous week.  (If you would like to receive these recaps, please sign up here.) This is distributed on Tuesdays. But if you aren’t on that list, […]

Worth Reading – 29 May, 2015 Week in Review

Each week we summarize the research announcements and publish the recap on Sunday. We also send out an email to those who subscribe with the most popular articles from the previous week.  This is distributed on Tuesdays. But if you aren’t on that list, then you won’t know. Please let me know, in the comments […]