Caudwell Children to set up autism center in Keele University

Staffordshire, England — Caudwell Children, a non-profit organization based in Staffordshire, UK, has announced its plans to set up the first-ever autism center in the county, which will be located inside Keele University. Caudwell Children’s proposed autism center will offer services such as therapies, treatments, and family support services, and will be housing equipments needed […]

Autism Wessex charity celebrates its 5th year

Dorset, England — Autism Wessex, a charity founded in 2010, has recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. The charitable organization is committed to helping individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)— as well as the families caring for them— through various services, including a drop-in advocacy service that helps individuals and families socialize with others who are […]

Autism Wessex urge individuals with autism to sign up to new voluntary database

Autism Wessex, Dorset, UK – has launched new database for individuals with autism. The aim of the database is to log information on demographics, use of social care services, benefits and types of housing. The information that is gathered will be shared with health, social care and voluntary organisations anonymously. Advocacy Services Manager at Autism […]

Music Event to Raise Money for Autism Wessex

Lounge Bar, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK – Autism Wessex are holding an Acoustic Music Evening on Thursday Feb 6. All proceeds raised will go directly to Autism Wessex, the regional charity that supports anyone affected by autism. Paul Reade, Community and Events Fundraiser is reported in the Blackmore Vale as saying that there are many benefits […]

Kevin Healey talks about the Dimensions Charity Question Time Panel at Parliament

On November 18 Kevin Healey was invited to take part in an accessible Question Time Panel for people with learning disabilities and autism. It was organised by the UK charity, Dimensions, who support people with learning disabilities and autism. The event took place at Portcullis House, Westminster, London and coincided with Parliament Week. The Question […]

Follow up article on Cheryl Broadfoot’s head shave for Hearts and Minds Charity

In October Autism Daily Newscast reported on Hearts and Minds events coordinator Cheryl Broadfoot and her mission to raise awareness about autism and related sensory issues as well as raising money for the Manchester based charity. You can read the article here. The Hearts and Minds Las Vega Charity Ball took place on November 9. […]

Birmingham Donkey Sanctuary provide Donkey Assisted Therapy for Children with Additional Needs

The Donkey Sanctuary is the world’s largest donkey and mule sanctuary and has 10 farms situated in the UK and Ireland. Dr Elisabeth Svendsen MBE founded The Donkey Sanctuary in 1973. To date over 15,000 donkeys have passed through the Donkey Sanctuary’s gates in the UK and Ireland. There are 10 farms. The charity’s mission […]

Sally Tonkin Hiking 24 Peaks in 24 Hours for the National Autistic Society

Sally Tonkin from Bradford on Avon, UK, will be hiking the 24 highest Peaks in the Lake District to raise money and awareness for the National Autistic Society. Her six year old son was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome in August this year following a 3DI assessment. Although Sally states that ‘it has been a difficult […]

Research Autism – UK Charity dedicated to research about autism interventions

Research Autism is the only UK charity that is exclusively dedicated to research into interventions in autism. ‘We carry out high quality, independent research into new and existing health, education, social and other interventions. Our goal is the improvement of quality of life and outlook for people on the autism spectrum and those around them.’ […]

Anna Kennedy OBE, Autism Campaigner awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Professional Studies from Teesside University

Anna Kennedy OBE is a prominent autism campaigner, Tesco Mum of the Year, founder of two ASD specialist schools in the UK, author and mother of two young men on the autistic spectrum. Anna provides help, support and information through her various social media sites, website (Anna Kennedy Online), of which Kathy Lette, James Hobley […]