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Universities get funds to research autism and hypersensitivity to sound
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Universities get funds to research autism and hypersensitivity to sound

Riverside, CA- University of California Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) have been awarded grants to study Fragile X syndrome (FXS).  The UCR Today article states that FXS  is 'the most common inherited cause of intellectual disabili...
Update – Pentagon postpones spending cuts of autism services for military families
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Update – Pentagon postpones spending cuts of autism services for military families

Washington, DC - The Pentagon has delayed plans to cut spending that would have resulted in a significant decrease in the amount of autism services that are provided to military families throughout the country. The government had initially announced its int...
Cryptocurrency millionaire from New York donates Ripple, worth over $400K to a charity for Autism
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Cryptocurrency millionaire from New York donates Ripple, worth over $400K to a charity for Autism

A cryptocurrency millionaire from NYC, according to sources close to this man, Igor Berezner, who is a Hunter College Psychology Graduate, decided to donate the private key to his Ripple wallet that is believed to be worth over $400K. Berezner mailed the “pap...
Leeds Metropolitan University Secure Grant to Help Autistic Students Access Education
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Leeds Metropolitan University Secure Grant to Help Autistic Students Access Education

Leeds, UK -Dr Mark Fabri from Leeds Metropolitan University will lead researchers from the UK, Finland, Spain, the Netherlands and Poland for a three year project. They will collaborate on a project which has received funding from the EU Lifelong Learning P...
Autism provision not good enough says leading expert prof Simon Baron Cohen
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Autism provision not good enough says leading expert prof Simon Baron Cohen

Cambridge University professor and top researcher into autism has urged government to rethink current provision for autistic individuals in the UK. Talking to John Bercow, speaker of the Houses of Parliament in the UK who also has an autistic son, at a Nation...
The Fylde Hillbillies release their ‘Christmas Time’ charity single to raise money for Hillside Specialist School
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The Fylde Hillbillies release their ‘Christmas Time’ charity single to raise money for Hillside Specialist School

‘The Fylde Hillbillies are a musical band of brothers and sisters bound by locally performing throughout the Fylde and Wyre. Put together by Dawn and Tony Mitchell especially for a recording of Tony Mitchell's charity song Christmas Time 2013 in aid of raising...