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Mexican man with Aspergers wins the right to make his own decisions
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Mexican man with Aspergers wins the right to make his own decisions

A 25 year old man with an Aspergers diagnosis has won the right to make his own decisions regarding his life free from parental consent. Ricardo Aldair took his case to the Supreme Court, as under Mexican law, he was did not have the right to make key decis...
Tory MP told man with Asperger’s Syndrome not to comment on public affairs due to his mental health issues.
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Tory MP told man with Asperger’s Syndrome not to comment on public affairs due to his mental health issues.

Guto Bebb, who is a Tory MP for Aberconwy, North Wales, told Dylan Barlow’ 27, who has Asperger's Syndrome, not to comment on public affairs issues due to his mental illness. The Mirror claims that the MP dismissed  Asperger’s syndrome as a “sob ...
Asperger organizations in Spain promote International Asperger’s Day
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Asperger organizations in Spain promote International Asperger’s Day

Today, Februray 18th is International Asperger’s Day. The event first created in 2007 aims to highlight the significance of Asperger syndrome for both society and individuals.  It also marks the 70th anniversary of the publication by Hans Asperger. Today we ce...
Autistic child who  voted out of class is now thriving 6 years on
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Autistic child who voted out of class is now thriving 6 years on

West Palm Beach, Florida - 2008, Alex Barton who has Asperger Syndrome was voted out of his class. He had been sent to the Principal’s office for disrupting the class and on his return the teacher asked the class to vote on whether he should be allowed to stay...
Jessica Katherine Ouderkirk’s school project on autism – touching others
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Jessica Katherine Ouderkirk’s school project on autism – touching others

New York, USA - Jessica Katherine Ouderkirk  a senior in High School recently took her presentation on the Autism Spectrum Disorder to various classes for two weeks as part of an Autism Awareness Project. She then decided to load it on to You Tube. Jessi...
Autism and the Desire and the Difficulties of Romance
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Autism and the Desire and the Difficulties of Romance

It can be hard, and maybe counterproductive, to admit to a desire that seems impossible to fulfill. Jerry Newport found out from watching “Rain Man” at the movie theatre and saying the answer to a hard math equation before Babbitt the rain man did, that he had...
Do the “ASD” characters on television adequately reflect the reality of autism?
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Do the “ASD” characters on television adequately reflect the reality of autism?

In North America the new season of television series has begun and autism awareness is bound to increase. Jenny McCarthy, a strong public figure who believes that vaccination causes autism, debuted on The View this past Monday. Autism Daily Newscast first r...