Asperger Syndrome

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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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