Study says individuals with autism are more creative

Norwich, England — A team of researchers from the University of East Anglia and Scotland’s University of Stirling found that individuals who possess characteristics of autism are more creative than those who do not. In research published in The Journal of Autism and Development Disorders, the team of psychologists made a simple experiment involving 312 […]

Man with autism releases children’s CD

Solana Beach, CA –  20-year-old Reid Moriarty is set to debut his first album titled “Purple Party” at its release party in Del Mar. The children’s album was written partly by Reid and his music teacher of 13 years, Angela Neve. Neve also served as co-producer. Reid was inspired to learn music when he was […]

Ballet dancer with autism, James Hobley wins place at prestigious English National Ballet School

James Hobley – is a fifteen-year-old who has autism. His twin brother and elder brother are also on the autistic spectrum. Now a dream has come true for James, from Redcar, UK, as he has been offered a place at the English National Ballet School. James started off on his dance career when he won […]

Young man with autism wins award for his photography

FORT COLLINS, COLORADO – 23 year old, Sam Lawrence, has won an award for his black and white photos which were taken as part of his photography class at Front Range Community College.  He has also earned a spot on the Phi Theta Kappa All-Colorado Academic team. Lawrence was diagnosed with autism at the age of […]

Young man with autism hopes to launch writing career

Cape Brenton, Canada – 19– year-old Taylor MacPhee of Donkin has a fresh outlook on life and his future. He quit school after thinking there was no hope for him to succeed in life with autism. MacPhee  returned to school, graduated and is taking extra courses to attend University. He would like to receive a […]

Young people with autism shine at the Boston Conservatory

BOSTON — Young people on the autism spectrum found a way to showcase their talents at the Boston Conservatory. Over 30 young musicians are currently under the performance arts conservatory’s program for children with autism; playing various musical instruments from trumpets, guitars and pianos, while some develop and showcase their talents in singing. Rhoda Bernard, […]