Two thirds of American children with autism on medication

Two thirds of children  diagnosed with autism io the USA are medicated with one or more drug. According to a study published in the Journal of Pediatrics on October 14, a survey of over 60,000 autistic or ASD children claims that 64pc of them are on one or more psychotopic drug. The study states to […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation Foundation is Crowned Worst Charity in America

The Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation, based in Schererville, Indiana, has been caught spending large sums of cash on for-profit solicitation companies. The foundation was founded in 2007 and is currently run by Michael Slutsky. According to the origination’s website, it strives to educate the public regarding autism and to provide families and community organizations with […]

New film provides insight into life of a mother who killed autistic son

A mother, charged with murdering her 14 year old son is the subject of a new documentary film to be shown by the Autism Media Channel in America. The Chicago mother, Dorothy Spourdalakis was found guilty and charged to be held without bond along side caretaker Jolanta Agata Skordzka, for the murder of Alex Spourdalakis in June […]

Press Release – Proclamation Issued Honoring the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed two pieces of legislation that strengthen the State’s support of people with disabilities. The Governor also signed a proclamation, which can be viewed here, marking the 25th anniversary of the historic Americans with Disabilities Act. “Today, New York is continuing to protect the rights and liberties of people with disabilities,” said […]

America – marginalised job prospects for individuals with autism

America – Half a million Americans are on the the autism spectrum but although educated will remain unemployed unless the US change how they hire people, The Daily Beast reports. The article states that according to Marcia Scheiner, president and founder of the Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership (ASTEP) that: ‘Of the 35 percent […]

Wilmington and Tewksbury schools share autism awareness

Wilmington and Tewksbury, Massachusetts‎ – The Tewksbury Crier asked Superintendent of Schools Joanne Benton and Dr. John O’Connor how Wilmington and Tewksbury, address educational support and awareness for its many students. “Wilmington has had specially designed instruction for students eligible for special education services within the autism eligibility category for many years.” He also added […]

Autism v’s Vaccines debate hits media once more

  An intelligently written and presented piece by American investigative broadcast  journalist and freelancer Ben Swann hit the autism community and on December 4. There is huge debate within the autism community regarding the validity of claims that vaccines have had a detrimental effect on the onset of autism in children. Mr Swann who’s motto […]