Asperger Syndrome

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Lauri Love: Alleged hacker loses legal fight over seized PCs – BBC News

An alleged hacker whose computers were seized more than five years ago has lost his legal bid…

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Man with Aspergers wins payout from police after being wrongfully handcuffed and detained in van – Huddersfield Examiner

A man with Aspergers Syndrome who was wrongfully handcuffed and detained by police has won an out-of-court…

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What’s behind climate change activist Greta Thunberg’s remarkable rise to fame? – The Spectator

The rise to fame of Greta Thunberg, the teenage climate activist, has been nothing short of extraordinary….

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The problems of dating with Asperger’s Syndrome – BBC News

Damian Littlefair has spent years looking for a relationship but says people “don’t want to know” when…

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Residential care stopped at Shropshire autism school – BBC News

A private school for children with autism has been ordered to close its residential care with immediate…

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8 best books about autism – The Independent

Despite last year’s British book sales income being five per cent up from the previous year –…

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Asperger’s student slams school after he was ‘told to “man up” when his father died of cancer’ then expelled when he criticised staff on Facebook – Daily Mail

A student was expelled from school when he took to Facebook to complain about a staff member…

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Assistive Technology to Help a Student with Asperger’s Syndrome Succeed Academically – The Tech Edvocate

Students diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome face unique challenges when they enter the classroom. This condition is considered…

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What is Asperger syndrome, what are the symptoms of Anne Hegerty’s condition and what are the signs in adults and kids? – The Sun

ASPERGER Syndrome is one of many forms of Autism Spectrum Disorder. These are the signs somebody you know…

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Birmingham Arena staff ‘isolate’ disabled teen and dog – BBC News

Concert staff refused to let a disabled teenager and her assistance dog sit in seats she booked…

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Mental health services not available to people with disabilities – Irish Examiner

Adam Harris, the younger brother of Health Minister Simon Harris, will highlight the difficulties people with intellectual…

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Easier assistance app to transform journeys for disabled passengers – Network Rail

Network Rail is supporting a trial aimed at revolutionising passenger assistance in a first for Britain’s transport…

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BFI Film Audience Network creates kit to help exhibitors support diverse audiences – Screen International

The BFI Film Audience Network (FAN) has launched inclusivecinema.org, a website and online toolkit aimed at ‘breaking…

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This is what The Undateables couple Rory and Megan did next – and it’s absolutely heart-warming – Birmingham Live

Fans of The Undateables saw a Midlands double-whammy this week. Viewers of the Channel 4 show saw a…

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Children like me are just invisible – Express.co.uk

MY NAME is Tyler, am 11 years old and have Asperger syndrome – which is on the…

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Asperger syndrome: What is it and how many people does it affect? – The Independent

Following his departure from this year’s Love Island, 23-year-old Niall Aslam has revealed on Instagram that he…

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‘No dogs allowed, but what about my assistance dog?’ – BBC News

Abby Cappleman studies computing at college in Wellington, in Shropshire. She also has Asperger’s syndrome, a form…

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MBE for Asperger syndrome charity founder in Queen’s birthday honours – Great Yarmouth Mercury

The MBE recognises an outstanding achievement or service to the community that has a long-term, significant impact…

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Man with Asperger’s Syndrome wins £25,000 discrimination payout after being refused entry to ride at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland – Daily Mail

A man with Asperger’s Syndrome has been awarded £25,000 in damages after being refused entry to a…

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Man to tackle London Marathon to raise awareness of Asperger Syndrome – Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A man with Asperger Syndrome who works with children who have autism is limbering up to run…

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New Sudbury autism charity seeks to change attitudes with open day – Suffolk Free Press

A new support charity in Sudbury for people who have autism hopes to help the community at…

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Flintshire: Support workers aim to increase awareness of autism – Leader Live

A GROUP of support workers set up a stall in a bid to increase awareness about autism. As…

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Sesame Street theme park receives world’s first autism certification – BBC News

A theme park in Philadelphia has become the first in the world to receive an autism accreditation. Sesame…

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Program helps connect workers with autism to competitive jobs – UpNorthLive.com

“These are for competitive jobs, it’s not just, this isn’t charity. It’s good business,” said Jennifer Stoll,…

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Chris Packham: People like me with ‘invisible disabilities’ can have a less anxious day out – homecare.co.uk News

Wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham knows only too well the moments of anxiety that a day out…

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It all made sense when we found out we were autistic – BBC News

“I’m Maura Campbell. I was born with the social skills of a used teabag.” “That’s how I described myself…

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Mother-of-two shares her experience of mental health at awareness conference – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Claire, from Norwich, addressed a large audience at The Space on Tuesday, March 20 during a conference…

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Connor Pangallo, who has Asperger Syndrome, hated school growing up — but now he’s heading to Flinders Uni – The Advertiser

CONNOR Pangallo was dux of his Year 12 class, is embarking on a double degree in law…

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Mother’s Asperger’s poem strikes a chord on social media – BBC News

In an emotional moment after a couple of very difficult days during the school holidays, Dr Sophie…

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Rescue dog helps man with Asperger Syndrome get through everyday life – Nottingham Post

A Mansfield man has said he “couldn’t get through each day” without his rescue dog. Robin Jones, 27,…

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Students with autism explore potential careers at LVS Oxford’s first careers week – Oxford Mail

STUDENTS were given a chance to explore their future career options in the hope of improving the…

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Shocking and insensitive treatment of disabled people by benefit claims assessors found by Brighton health watchdog – Brighton and Hove News

Shocking and insensitive treatment is routinely used as a way to cut the number of welfare benefits…

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R​ichard From ‘The Undateables’ Is On Instagram And His Account Is Amazing – LAD bible

Richard Lawrence is easily one of the standout stars of hit Channel 4 reality show The Undateables,…

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Hollyoaks is searching for an actress with Asperger syndrome to join the cast – Digital Spy

If you’ve ever dreamed of joining the Hollyoaks cast (and let’s face it, who hasn’t?), then now…

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Man with Asperger Syndrome lands job after brother’s new year appeal – Lancashire Telegraph

A MAN with Asperger’s Syndrome who was searching for employment has found a job. Liam Riley, 34, said…

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What is Asperger’s Syndrome? The signs, symptoms and what it means for people diagnosed with the condition – Mirror.co.uk

Asperger’s syndrome is a type of autism, and is a condition which affects a person’s social interaction,…

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The A Word: Actor Travis Smith on autism and Asperger’s – BBC News

“I think I connect with acting because of how I always had to put a face on…

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Exhibiting artist with autism says ‘I experience visual and sonic auras in everything I do’ – Enfield Independent

An Enfield artist with Asperger’s syndrome is currently holding his third exhibition at Palmers Green Community Art…

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Film buff artist with Asberger’s Syndrome stages show at Stepney’s Genesis cinema – East London Advertiser

Patrick Samuel’s work, called Clash of the Icons, is on show at the Stepney Green picture house venue in Mile End Road until…

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Girl with Asperger’s given toilet paper igloo for Christmas after asking Santa for rolls – Metro

An eight-year-old girl with Asperger’s was given her dream Christmas gift – an entire igloo made from toilet paper. Maggie Mullan – who…

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The little girl who got a toilet roll igloo for Christmas – BBC News

All Maggie wanted for Christmas is loo roll so her family got creative. The eight-year-old from Telford, Shropshire has a form of autism called…

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‘Vital’ phone call service needs more volunteers as 11,000 face lonely Christmas – The Oxford Times

VOLUNTEERS who provide the only social interaction for hundreds of older people have called for others to pledge their time to keep the…

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First dedicated social school for kids with Aspergers – The Advertiser

SCRIBBLES on a serviette 10 years ago were the start of improving the lives of hundreds of children with Asperger syndrome. Angie Pangallo and…

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Ballarat women with disabilities gain confidence in leadership program – Ballarat Courier

Eight women graduated from the Enabling Women Community Leadership Program on Thursday with a new-found ability to stand up for their rights and…

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Daughter with autism found voice after mum wrote novel inspired by their experience with condition – Scottish Daily Record

Catherine Simpson and her daughter Nina have been through the worst of times together – and the best. As they faced school bullies and…

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Parents of autistic children warn they are facing ‘cliff edge’ – The Irish News

DESPERATE parents are warning that escalating numbers of autistic children are reaching adulthood without crucial support. There has been a four-fold increase in children…

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Autistic man claims travellers stole two of his dogs from his caravan then demanded a £400 ransom by sending pictures of the animals being throttled – Daily Mail

An autistic man said his ‘life’ has been ruined after travellers allegedly stole his dogs and sent him ransom pictures of them being…

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Watch: 12-year-old boy with Aspergers’ Syndrome steals show at his mum’s Donegal wedding with stand-up comedy performance – Irish Mirror

Here’s a lovely video of the moment 12-year-old Stanley Jarmen steals the show at his mum’s recent wedding in Co Donegal with a…

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Foster carers are making a huge difference to the lives of care leavers in Cumbria – NW Evening Mail

THE important role foster carers play in ensuring the best outcomes for care leavers across the county are being highlighted during National Care…

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What are Asperger’s syndrome symptoms in adults and children, is there a test and what has Chris Packham said about the condition? – The Sun

ASPERGER’S Syndrome is one of many forms of Autism Spectrum Disorder. These are the signs somebody you know may have Asperger’s, as well as…

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5 celebrities whose Asperger’s Syndrome helped them succeed – Metro

With Chris Packham’s new documentary, Asperger’s and Me, airing tonight at 9pm on BBC2, he has been talking publicly about his struggles growing…

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How Chris Packham’s autism made his childhood with fashion designer sister Jenny ‘uncomfortable’ and ‘confusing’ – Daily Mail

His enthusiasm, distinctive delivery and encyclopedic knowledge of Britain’s wildlife have won him millions of followers. But in a rare insight into his upbringing…

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Could My Child Have Asperger’s? Two Experts Share How They Missed The Signs In Their Children – HuffPost UK

Parents are being cautioned that they may be the last people to pick up on cues their child has Asperger’s, after two experts…

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Why the world expert on Asperger’s took 30 years to notice condition in his own son – The Guardian

Will Attwood has been addicted to drugs for the past two decades, an affliction which has seen the 35-year-old jailed multiple times and…

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A Sunday Times columnist called Gary Numan’s autism ‘bollocks’. The autistic community let her have it [OPINION] – The Canary

Electro-pioneer Gary Numan has a new album out. During the course of promoting it, he’s been talking about having Asperger’s syndrome, diagnosed in…

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‘Undateable’ Rhys who has autism had one of the best days of his life on a Channel 4 date show – WalesOnline

A Neath lad with high functioning autism and severe dyspraxia has found fame on television show The Undateables. Rhys Jenkins starred on one of…

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The five girls who help in their little sister’s battle with Asperger’s – Hull Daily Mail

Six pairs of shoes, six school uniforms to get ready before school, six dinners to make. It’s all in a day’s work for Diane…

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CBeebies to air first animated TV show with an all-autistic cast – Manchester Evening News

CBeebies is airing the first animated TV series to star an all-autistic cast. Pablo features a young boy on the autism spectrum who turns…

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Glasgow Lives: Kevin, 29, Clydebank, volunteer for The National Autistic Society (NAS) Scotland Glasgow and Clydebank Social Intergenerational Groups – Glasgow Live

I was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome when I was 11 or 12. I always kind of knew that there was something, but at…

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‘I’m a 25-year-old woman living with aspergers’ – Marie Claire UK

I have a gift which isn’t always visible in my mirror; my gift is a disability called Asperger’s Syndrome. I am 25. I was…

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Irvine lad with Asperger’s syndrome Judo champion for third time – Irvine Times

An Irvine lad has once again been crowned Judo champion after winning gold for the third time. Ross Carswell, who has Asperger’s syndrome, once…

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Gary Numan credits Asperger’s Syndrome to success – The List

Gary Numan says Asperger’s Syndrome has bene his “golden glove” in life and has made him a much more focused and driven musician Gary…

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Teenager took own life hours after being sentenced in court – WalesOnline

A “talented actor” took his own life just hours after he was sentenced in court, an inquest heard. Nathan Patrick Bird, 19, had appeared…

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Gary Numan: I don’t see my Asperger’s as a disability – it’s an advantage – Express.co.uk

SYNTH-POP superstar Gary Numan believes the alien-like character he adopts on stage to belt out his best-known hits such as Are “Friends” Electric?…

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Ulster student opens up on dealing with OCD and losing his eyesight – Belfast Newsletter

Declan Campbell was just 14 when he was diagnosed with anxiety, depression and Obsessive-Compulsion Disorder (OCD), a much misunderstood and distressing condition that…

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Bullied Boy With Asperger’s Syndrome Gets a Huge Birthday Party Thrown in His Honor – PEOPLE.com

After being bullied at school for being different, William Morales was starting to lose hope that he would ever make friends. But his…

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‘It was a relief’: Anne Hegerty speaks candidly about the autism diagnosis that left her on benefits with bailiffs at the door before she joined The Chase (and she displays her SHOCKING new makeover) – Daily Mail

The Chase’s Anne Hegerty has opened up about the secret battle with autism that left her on benefits and with bailiffs knocking on…

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Primary school apologises for suggesting seven-year-old boy with Aspergers might ’cause a scene’ at sports day – The Independent

A young boy with Asperger syndrome “cried his eyes out” after being told he would not take part in a school sports day. Mark…

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Worker says autistic son should stay home on sports day – Daily Mail

A school worker asked a father to keep his seven-year-old autistic son at home on sports day to avoid ‘causing a scene’. Mark Birchall,…

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University bound Emily overcomes mental health problems to ‘realise her dream’ – Scunthorpe Telegraph

JOHN Leggott College student Emily Midwinter has overcome the hurdles of a late Asperger Syndrome diagnosis, coupled with mental and emotional difficulties, to…

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Lesley Riddoch: What is wrong at Police Scotland – The Scotsman

Does the cluster of problems around Police Scotland suggest it’s time to rethink the single force strategy? In the last few days, Police Scotland…

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I Have A Child On The Spectrum, & I’m A Stronger Parent Because Of Her – Romper

My ex and I sat at the white plastic table across from our daughter’s preschool teachers, twin printouts of her progress set out…

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What’s the difference between Asperger’s and autism? – BT.com

Springwatch presenter Chris Packham has urged people to speak more openly about autism after filming a documentary about his own struggle with the…

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Springwatch’s Chris Packham urges people to open up about autism – the Irish News

Springwatch presenter Chris Packham has urged people to speak more openly about autism as he told of the positive feedback he had received…

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Inclusive music festival ready to rock Brighton – The Argus

A MUSIC festival for bands with members who have disabilities or learning difficulties will launch later this month. The unique Rock House Festival will…

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Autistic children self-harm warning over slow diagnosis – BBC News

Failure to correctly diagnose the special needs of children could lead them to self harm, it has been claimed. One expert warned parents also…

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Ceremonial golden bolt fitted to multi-million pound Autism centre in Blackburn – Lancashire Telegraph

A CEREMONIAL golden bolt has been fitted to a multi-million pound Autism centre. The £4.8m Newfield Autism Centre will accommodate 60 pupils and 40…

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MP’s visit to playgroup for autistic youngsters – Bexhill Observer

Bexhill MP Huw Merriman joined parents and carers at a special playgroup that meets every Friday morning at Sidley Children’s Centre. The playgroup is…

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Grace has Asperger Syndrome and is a selective mute, but drumming gave her a voice and now she’s destined for stardom – Herald Scotland

ON the first day of Primary Two, Grace Tedeschi stopped talking. At first her parents Marc and Louise thought she was joking, playing the…

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A family affair as siblings Ryan and Shona receive well-deserved scrolls from Queen’s – Belfast Telegraph

It will be double joy for Ryan Morrison and his sister Shona as they graduate from Queen’s University today. The Enniskillen siblings are getting…

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Requiring applicant with Asperger’s to sit psychometric test ruled as discrimination – Belfast Telegraph

The use of psychometrics testing by…

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How Asperger’s Syndrome saw Holyhead punk rocker headhunted by Google – Daily Post North Wales

A YouTube star from Anglesey has been headhunted by Google after they saw his blog about life with…

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Drummer girl: Asperger’s sufferer beats silence through music – STV News

A young girl who does not speak but “talks” through drums has been left beaming after a video of her playing attracted loads…

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Chris Packham to explore his Asperger Syndrome in new BBC documentary – Radio Times

Springwatch presenter Chris Packham is to provide an insight into living with Asperger Syndrome in a new BBC documentary, set to air on…

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Speller with Asperger’s Syndrome Competes in His Second – Texomas Homepage

There are 17 spellers from the lone star state competing in the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee. 14-year-old Grant Taylor has 30,000 words in…

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Asperger Syndrome diagnosis a ‘huge relief’ to Caroline (15) – Bray People

A Blessington teenager who was diagnosed with…

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Dover woman with Asperger syndrome shares her story – Fosters.com

DOVER — From an early age, Megan Miller said she demonstrated a love of art and has used it as an expression of…

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Sussex mother of son with Asperger syndrome fears for his education – BBC News

The mother of an 11-year-old boy with violent behavioural problems has said her family is in crisis after his school said he was…

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The Weekend Big Read: Living with Asperger’s – Jersey Evening Post

FOR Islander Sebastian Boudier, secondary school was a daunting place. He found the sprawling corridors and large groups of people intimidating, and the…

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Meet the gardener planting career paths for people with autism – The Oxford Times

SOPHIE GRUBB talks to the founder of a garden project that is helping people with autism SMILING in the sunshine, Floortje van der Ven…

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People on the autism spectrum should share their stories – Miscellany News

I would like to speak out on an issue that has negatively impacted me my entire life. It is the problem of a…

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South West Disability Network to host sessin for professionals, carers and families – The Standard

Expert: Professor Tony Attwood will speak at an Autism Spectrum Disorder seminar…

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Asperger’s syndrome: Employers need awareness of challenges – BBC News

A County Down…

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Revealed! Why Hrithik alleged that Kangana suffers from Asperger’s Syn… – Times of India

The confession that sent the whole nation in a tizzy was when Roshan alleged that the ‘Queen’ actress suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome. However,…

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Being a PhD Student with Asperger’s Syndrome – – The Good Men Project

Without question, pursuing a PhD in history was one of the best decisions of my life. Not only has it opened doors in…

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Asperger’s diagnosis: A long journey to independence for … – Press Herald

Dylan Volk will talk about his struggle when he speaks at the Southern Maine Autism Conference. Read More Source:Asperger’s…

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How to recognize, manage autism spectrum disorders, Asperger’s … – Charlotte Observer

We don’t know yet what causes children to develop autism spectrum disorders. But there’s plenty to know about recognizing and treating the related…

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How an Acid Trip Helped a Young Man with Asperger’s (Video) – AlterNet

People with Asperger’s syndrome already experience the world and their own thoughts somewhat differently than the rest of us. In the video below,…

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New Auburn teen conquers Asperger’s syndrome – Minneapolis Star Tribune

The New Auburn High School senior has overcome a childhood diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome to become one of the most active and outgoing…

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Hockey helps Tecumseh teen cope with Asperger’s syndrome – Windsor Star

From a young age, Dylan Ienco came to realize he was different from the other kids. He wanted to get involved in everything…

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Confronting stereotypes about Asperger syndrome – CBC.ca

When Jordan Edwards found out he had Asperger syndrome as an adult, he began to understand himself a lot better. He always did…

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The Asperger Syndrome in a webcomic – West – Welfare Society Territory

What is the Asperger Syndrome? A young American graphic designer, Siara Hughes, aspie herself, has tried to explain it in a nicer and…

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New book targets parents who are raising children with Asperger’s Syndrome – Charleston Post Courier

Charleston native Cornelia Elwood and her colleague Scott McLeod recently wrote a guide for parents raising children with Asperger’s syndrome, a disorder on…

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Woman with Asperger’s syndrome shot dead by police in Arizona – Telegraph.co.uk

A woman suffering from Asperger’s syndrome, who posted videos showing how she was supported by her pet Rottweiler, has been shot dead by…

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Arizona police shoot dead transgender man with Asperger’s syndrome – RT

A transgender Arizona man suffering from Asperger’s syndrome was shot dead by police responding to a suicide call. The man is known for…

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Why a Man With Asperger’s Syndrome Was Killed by Police – Care2.com

According to Clarke, she repeatedly referred to his Asperger’s syndrome diagnosis as “Asperger’s disease,” and she refused to prescribe testosterone or “T”–a necessary…

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Filmmaker with Asperger Syndrome Swaps Hollywood for the Tate – Student Times The National Student Newspaper

Filmmaker with Asperger Syndrome Swaps Hollywood for the Tate. A life-changing redundancy led to a filmmaker in his 40s discovering he had Asperger’s…

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Man pushes past Asperger’s syndrome to help kids facing similar challenges – Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Although the trials of school and trying to fit in socially can be difficult for anyone, it is especially challenging for those with…

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Man with Asperger syndrome meticulously documents his LSD trip – Death and Taxes

An adventurous man with Asperger syndrome recently documented his high-dose LSD trip for the edification of the general public. As they explain in…

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Missing teen with Asperger’s syndrome found safe in Queens – WABC-TV

A teenager with Asperger’s syndrome has been found safe after he went missing from his home in Manhattan for nearly a week. 16-year-old…

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Leominster boy with Asperger syndrome marks 8th birthday in style – Sentinel & Enterprise

Brandon Adey, who has Asperger syndrome, got a special 8th birthday on Sunday. Per his wishes, the Leominster boy was accompanied by police…

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Police continue search for Maitland man with Asperger’s syndrome who disappeared days ago – Orlando Sentinel

Maitland police continue to search for a 23-year-old man with Asperger’s syndrome who wandered off from his Tuscarora Trail home Saturday morning. Family…

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Kayden Clarke: Man with Asperger’s syndrome who shared viral dog video shot dead by police in Arizona – The Independent

An American man with Asperger’s syndrome, who took the internet by storm with a video of his dog comforting him, has been shot…

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Youth with gender dysphoria may have increased risk for Asperger’s syndrome – Healio

Overall, 23.1% of the study cohort had an Asperger’s syndrome Quotient (ASQ) above 80, indicating a probability of Asperger’s syndrome of possibly (n…

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Exclusive: A Mom’s Journey With Asperger Syndrome – WSAU

WSAU Shannon Schultz says her son was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome when he was 6, but only after he ran into trouble at school…

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