Fundraising father takes to sleeping rough to raise money for autism

Carmarthenshire, UK – After his son Jack was diagnosed with autism last month, Tom Nasmyth-Shaw, 29 from Ffos Las in Carmarthenshire, South Wales, decided he wanted to raise money for autism charities. But instead of deciding on a sponsored walk, or a skydive, he decided that he wanted to sleep rough on the streets of London […]

Charity event in China helps raise awareness and funding for autism services

Xiamen, China – A charity event held to raise awareness of autism in China took place at the Tianzhu Mountain National Park last Saturday. The event, which was a collaborative effort by the China Women’s Development Foundation and Xiamen 1N1, featured a range of activities including baking, cooking, peanut harvesting and an egg hunt. The […]

The Agency to headline in Autism Wessex acoustic evening

Bornemouth UK- One of the South West’s best live bands The Agency is headlining an evening of music held in the 1812 Lounge bar in Bournemouth on February 6. The evening is organised by Autism Wessex. The agency are a soul and motown band, and the set promises a very enjoyable evening Andy Wilkinson, lead […]

Autism All Stars Foundation UK Host ‘Songs from the Musicals’

Reigate College, Reigate, Surrey February 8th – Autism All Stars are putting on a performance, ‘Songs from the Musicals’ ‘Autism All Stars is a positive, forward-thinking UK charity based on the Surrey/Sussex borders. Our intention is to raise awareness of the different manifestations of autism and to offer support and encouragement to all those affected […]

South Shields Restaurant Create Charity Dish to Raise Money for Autism

Restaurant, ‘Orangegrass Thai and Oriental Cuisine’,South Shields, South Tyneside – during the 2 weeks Christmas holidays the restaurant created a charity dish with 50 per cent of the sales going to the North East Autism Society. The Shields Gazette reported that almost £300 has been raised for the charity. North East Autism Society provides autism-specific […]

Charity Autism Wessex Urge Local Community to Donate Unwanted Christmas Gifts

Dorset, UK – Autism Wessex is a charity that provides services for autistic individuals as well as those who have other developmental disorders and learning disabilities. They are urging people to donate unwanted Christmas gifts so that they can be used as raffle prizes to help raise funds for the charity. It is reported in […]

UK Father takes to the streets to raise money for autism therapies

At this time of year, most of us are thinking about drinking hot chocolate beneath a fluffy throw cuddled up in front of the TV with the children, in anticipation of the snow falling outside our warm homes. Not Tom Nasmyth Shaw from South Wales. He is just about to embark on an epic week, […]

Beijing support center helps autism sufferers find work

Bejing- Young adults with autism are being helped back to work through the efforts of a charity set up last year. The Kangnazhou Autism Family Support Center, based in the city’s Changping district, has already offered “simulated employment” training to 700 students since opening in July 2012. Students at the center, which was co-founded by […]

Autistic teen walking to raise funds for local camp she loves

Long Island, New York –  Anna Tuzzolo, a 13 year old teen with autism, is a going to walk from her hometown of East Quogue to “Montauk Point” and back. While she may be doing most of the walk on a local track around her home, she will be covering 90 miles. To date Anna has […]

RyanAir make embarrassing Autism payout

RyanAir have made a donation to Autism Ireland just days after they asked two volunteers for the charity to print out their boarding passes before embarking on a fundraising venture. The incident happened on September 21 in Dublin airport, and two cyclists were forced to hand over 70 Euros each for boarding their bicycles onto […]