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Opinion poll result : Should teacher who took video of autistic child stuck in a chair be fired?
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Opinion poll result : Should teacher who took video of autistic child stuck in a chair be fired?

The results of an opinion poll Autism Daily Newscast reported to you the teacher who recorded an autistic child stuck in his chair at Oaktree elementary school on February 26 show an overwhelming YES vote to firing Nicole McVey. Our readers voted an overwhe...
Special needs versus NT behaviour – a voice from the Spectrum
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Special needs versus NT behaviour – a voice from the Spectrum

by guest contributor Lynda Flood There is a dangerous common misconception about children on the Autistic Spectrum, which leaves them open and vulnerable to physical and verbal attacks.  Many people believe that children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or A...
Autism Women Matter UK
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Autism Women Matter UK

Autism Women Matter UK - is a 'national group in the united Kingdom for women who are Autistic, with an Autism Spectrum Condition' The Autism Women Matter Facebook group state: 'Working together to create a national network for autistic women across the Uni...
Cheryl Gillan MP: States ways the government can help people with autism
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Cheryl Gillan MP: States ways the government can help people with autism

Cheryl Gillan MP for Chesham and Amersham, UK - published a very honest and frank article on the Conservative Home website about how the government can help people who are affected by autism. She states: “For a number of years I have been aware of, and...
The National Autistic Society – Autism Diagnosis Process
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The National Autistic Society – Autism Diagnosis Process

Anna Kennedy OBE will be meeting with The Department of Health this week, Feb 5 to discuss the findings of her UK Autism Diagnosis Survey and to ask for more consistency within the NHS regarding autism diagnostic criteria. Autism Daily Newscast have reported...
Autism advocate Linda Mastroianni – Opinion comment to the editor
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Autism advocate Linda Mastroianni – Opinion comment to the editor

Linda Mastroianni is founder of Speaking Autism Canada, an autism advocate, and mother to Emilio, who is on the Autistic Spectrum. Following her Huffington Post Blog Post regarding Susanne Atanus' comments on immorality causing autism, Autism Daily Newsc...
Parents online petition ‘Reprimand all Riverview School employees responsible for the negligence of Avonte Oquendo’
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Parents online petition ‘Reprimand all Riverview School employees responsible for the negligence of Avonte Oquendo’

Autism Daily Newscast reported on the story of Avonte Oquendo back in October 2013 when he went missing from Riverview School in New York. We were saddened to have to report on Jan 22 that body parts found were those of Avonte. A change.org petition has...
Colby Brown, Asperger’s Syndrome will help me ‘survive’ : INTERVIEW
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Colby Brown, Asperger’s Syndrome will help me ‘survive’ : INTERVIEW

It's not often in my capacity as a reporter I come across a story that makes me smile. There have been two stories recently that have made me do just that, about people who are triumphing on the face of adversity. The first was the story of Carly Fleischman...
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...