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Personal advocacy helps to create autism policy in Michigan
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Personal advocacy helps to create autism policy in Michigan

Michigan, Detroit - After years of legislative struggle to expand coverage for the care of children with autism in the state's healthcare policy, advocates for better autism care in the state of Michigan found an ally in the person of Lt. Gov. Brian Calley. ...
Susan Atanus – The Republican who said autism was caused by wrath of God loses bid for Congress
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Susan Atanus – The Republican who said autism was caused by wrath of God loses bid for Congress

Susan Atanus - This week Susan Atanus of the GPO Republican party lost her bid to enter Congress. Earlier this year in January, she told the Daily Herald newspaper that God put autism and dementia on earth as a form of punishment. She stated: "I am a cons...
JusticeforLB Campaign launch proposed Private Members Bill
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JusticeforLB Campaign launch proposed Private Members Bill

We first reported on the tragic death of Connor Sparrowhawk back in Match this year, you can read our report here. Mr Sparrowhawk, 18 who had autism and epilepsy, drowned in the bath while staying in an NHS mental health treatment unit in Oxford. He was le...
Prime Minister of Bangladesh vows to help people with autism
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Prime Minister of Bangladesh vows to help people with autism

Dhaka, Bangladesh - Prime Minister Sheik Hasina sat with the health ministers of World Health Organization- South East Asia Region (WHO-SEARO) in a roundtable discussion on “Addressing Autism Through Partnership,” at the Sonargaon Hotel. In her speech report...
Liberals Spend Millions of Anti-Bullying and Autism Funding On Legal Dispute With School Bus Companies
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Liberals Spend Millions of Anti-Bullying and Autism Funding On Legal Dispute With School Bus Companies

Toronto, Canada - The Ontario government has spent nearly 2 million dollars allocated by the Ministry of Education for autism awareness and anti-bullying program initiatives in order to help battle bus companies in court, according to recently released documen...
Iraqi government fails to address rise in autism
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Iraqi government fails to address rise in autism

Iraq - Al-Monitor reports that doctors have 'limited capabilities when it comes to diagnosing autism or treating it properly.' Dr. Khaldoun Hamid al-Hafiz, who is a pediatrician specialising in treating neurological disorders including autism said that this...
New York State under Governor Cumo establishes new licences for ABA providers
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New York State under Governor Cumo establishes new licences for ABA providers

Albany, NY - Governor Cuomo signed into law on Friday, a bill to establish a new state license for providers of applied behavior analysis (ABA) services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Applied behavioral analysis is described as intensive, ofte...
Robert Kennedy Jr : Thimerosal, vaccination and political fireworks
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Robert Kennedy Jr : Thimerosal, vaccination and political fireworks

Robert Kennedy Jr has once again inflamed the Thimerosal vaccination debate by threatening to publish his book "Thimerosal: Let the Science speak" which contains information he claims the CDC is hiding from the American public. It's not the first time K...
Donald Trump Says Vaccines Caused An ‘Autism Epidemic’ — Wrong, Misleading and Dangerous
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Donald Trump Says Vaccines Caused An ‘Autism Epidemic’ — Wrong, Misleading and Dangerous

Donald Trump decided to take on the role of doctor in Wednesday’s Republican debate, boldly stating that we need to rethink the way we vaccinate children. Though he claims to be “totally in favor of vaccines,” Trump also stated that from his own personal e...