Autism

Researchers look at the link between gut bacteria and autism – Medical News Today

New research looks to the gut microbiome to try to address some of the symptoms associated with…

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This experiment found new uses for Google Glass to help children with autism – Fast Company

Google Glass has been used for everything from opera glasses to helping workers on factory floors. More…

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Boy inspires first ever doll with autism – with ear defenders and sunglasses – Metro

An schoolboy with autism has inspired the first ever doll with the condition – complete with ear…

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Southmead nurse cautioned over man with autism’s death – BBC News

A senior nurse failed to check on a vulnerable man with autism for five hours who died…

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Autism Wessex campaigner speaks out – Bournemouth Echo

AN AWARD-WINNING autism advocate is speaking out about her condition in support of a Christchurch charity. Joely Williams,…

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9 tips for children whose siblings have autism – Leicestershire Live

I was talking to one of my 13-year-old twins the other day. We got onto the…

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Agenda: How we can help those living with autism – Herald Scotland

THIS week marks World Autism Awareness Week, with campaigners seeking to raise further awareness of the condition…

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Westminster council rolls out autism toolkit to support vulnerable homeless – Big Issue

Autistic people are at significantly higher risk of being homeless according to new research. But even though people…

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World Autism Day: How tech is empowering people with autism in the workplace – Evening Standard

It’s rare that you speak to a head of a company who says one of the goals…

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Hermes Airports raises awareness of flying with autism – International Airport Review

Hermes Airports has organised a series of actions with a view to make individuals with autism more…

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Official opening of £5.6m specialist school for pupils with autism – Lancashire Telegraph

BLACKBURN’S £5.6 million specialist school for pupils on the autistic spectrum will be officially opened tomorrow. The special…

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Campaigner brings drive for health professionals to receive mandatory autism and learning disability training to Cumbria and Lancashire – University of Cumbria

A high-profile mother who is campaigning for all doctors and nurses to receive mandatory training in autism…

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Helping busineses set the gold standard for people with autism – The Northern Echo

Ahead of World Autism Awareness Week, PETER BARRON reports on the significant progress being made by North-East…

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App May Boost Social Skills in Kids With Autism – WebMD

A smartphone application that works with Google Glass might help kids with autism build their social skills,…

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Google glass helps kids with autism read facial expressions – Reuters

Children with autism may have an easier time reading facial expressions and navigating social interactions when they…

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Pressure builds over deaths of people with a learning disability or autism in care – Sky News

The shadow care minister has called on Health Secretary Matt Hancock to address concerns over the deaths…

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Advertising watchdog rules fake autism ‘cure’ adverts must stop – BBC News

Advertising watchdog the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered 150 homeopaths operating in the UK to stop…

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Anglesey man’s autism helped by mountain hikes – BBC News

Spencer Kay is 47 and cannot wash, feed or dress himself – but put a 3,000ft mountain…

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New special school for children with autism will save council millions – Manchester Evening News

Rochdale is to get a new special school so youngsters with autism will not have to go…

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Amazon removes books promoting autism cures and vaccine misinformation – NBC News

Amazon is removing from its online marketplace “autism cure” books that unscientifically claim children can be cured…

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