Olley Edwards and her views on undiagnosed Autism in girls

An article published in the Daily Mail UK last week reported on the findings of research carried out by University College London and Bristol Universities on the subject of undiagnosed autism in girls. It stated that many young girls are not being diagnosed with autism due to the fact that they can better hide the […]

Electro convulsion therapy for autism – why it’s not for everybody

Many of our readers will be following the life of autism advocate and internet spokesperson and will be aware of the fact that she decided to try deep brain stimulation or electro convulsion shock therapy in March 2014; and that this may or may not have contributed to a decline in her communication. An article […]

Autism and Co-occurring Conditions: OCD, PTSD, Panic Disorder

Our previous installment in this series on autism and co-morbidity covered the prevalence of anxiety disorders in people with autism. There are several diagnoses within the anxiety umbrella, and many are common in individuals with autism. Some of the more prevalent diagnoses include obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and panic disorder. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder […]