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National Autistic Society Response to Draft SEN Code of Practice
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National Autistic Society Response to Draft SEN Code of Practice

National Autistic Society (NAS) UK - had now submitted its response to the Draft SEN Code of Practice consultation in England to the Government. They highlight serious concerns and state that: 'It is not fit for purpose as legal guidance for the new syst...
Dan Aykroyd – the latest celebrity to come out of the ASD closet.
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Dan Aykroyd – the latest celebrity to come out of the ASD closet.

When Susan Boyle disclosed her recent diagnosis of Asperger's newspapers around the world picked up on the story and the story spread like wild fire. Both Daryl Hannah and Dan Aykroyd , writer, producer and star of the popular "Ghostbusters" movie series al...
Monique Blakemore: Asperger Women UK, Autism Strategy Review
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Monique Blakemore: Asperger Women UK, Autism Strategy Review

Monique Blakemore from Manchester UK has Asperger’s Syndrome and is an autism advocate for others on the autistic spectrum and for families supporting autistic individuals. She has two young sons who are both on the autistic spectrum. Monique is an active c...
New Survey Highlights Autistic Children Face a High Level of Bullying in Hertfordshire Schools
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New Survey Highlights Autistic Children Face a High Level of Bullying in Hertfordshire Schools

The Hertfordshire branch of the National Autistic Society (HARC) Hertfordshire, UK - survey carried out in the local area asked parents their opinions about school provision for their autistic children. The Comet 24 reports that: "59 per cent of respondents ...
New  ‘Highland Autism Improvement Group’ Launched in Scotland
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New ‘Highland Autism Improvement Group’ Launched in Scotland

The Highlands, Scotland - Singer Susan Boyle 52 who revealed this week that she has recently been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome has inspired a new Autism group entitled ‘Highland Autism Improvement Group.’ Jenna Conti reports in Highland News that loca...
Man who FBI claim is the ‘largest facilitator of child porn on the planet.’ has trial delayed due to recent Asperger’s diagnosis
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Man who FBI claim is the ‘largest facilitator of child porn on the planet.’ has trial delayed due to recent Asperger’s diagnosis

Ireland - A recent article published on the Breaking News.ie website told of how a 30-year-old man from Dublin, who has both Irish and US citizenship, is fighting extradition from Ireland to the United States over charges that have been made with regards t...
Jo Redman, young patron of Anna Kennedy Online talks openly about being bullied for Anti Bullying Week
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Jo Redman, young patron of Anna Kennedy Online talks openly about being bullied for Anti Bullying Week

'Most people would walk straight past me in the street and never imagine that I am a three times kickboxing world champion, just like they would never guess I have Asperger’s Syndrome.' In a recent article published on Anna Kennedy Online Jo Redman 27 a 3x Wo...
Autistic artist Grand Manier “coolages” recycled puzzle pieces
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Autistic artist Grand Manier “coolages” recycled puzzle pieces

Profiles in Brief - Grant Manier's "quirky behaviors" created a business Grant Manier is an 18 year old young man who is using his talent as an artist to fund raise for the school that made a difference for him. Westview School in Houston is a private school ...
Rare subtype of Asperger’s Syndrome explored as reason for sensational violent criminal behaviour
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Rare subtype of Asperger’s Syndrome explored as reason for sensational violent criminal behaviour

An evidence based study published in the Journal of Current Psychiatry on October 3, explores the relationship between a rare sub-type of Asperger's Syndrome and extreme violent acts that have occurred over the past few years. The study, undertaken by Moham...