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Asperger Syndrome

Ways Books, Reading and Writing Helped Me As an Aspie – Autism Parenting Magazine

Sometimes children diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome aren’t always able to express or understand emotions like everyone else….

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Disabled racing driver Jack Ferguson ‘proving everyone wrong’ – BBC News

A teenage karting racer with medical conditions so severe that doctors told him not to play sport…

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Teenager with autism makes ‘Claude the crab’ models to hide along coast as part of campaign with Latimer’s Seafood Deli and Cafe – Shields Gazette

The models were designed by Sophie Gray, a 19-year old Latimer’s employee, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s…

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Asperger’s Syndrome Is Now Called Autism — How to Notice ASD in Your Child – The Mighty

Asperger’s Syndrome is now under ASD Asperger’s syndrome used to be an independent diagnosis from autism spectrum disorder….

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BT appeal over autism discrimination rejected – BBC News

A court has rejected an appeal by BT against a decision to award a man with autism…

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Firms urged to take on the disabled at a Disability Confident conference in Melksham – This Is Wiltshire

A YOUNG woman now working for Poundland in Trowbridge has told a conference in Melksham how her…

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Romance novelist Helen Hoang writes about love on the autism spectrum – Sydney Morning Herald

American romance writer Helen Hoang has found success writing about characters on…

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A romance novelist struggled with Asperger’s. Now she writes about love on the spectrum. – The Washington Post

When Helen Hoang was 12 years old, she skipped lunch for an entire week, hoarding her lunch…

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Riding for Disabled Association students shine at championships – Richmond and Twickenham Times

A talented Teddington horse rider living with a disability will appear on Countryfile after he rubbed shoulders…

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Jellyfish: exploring the sex life of a woman with Down’s syndrome – New Statesman

Can…

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‘It’s upsetting’: the autistic music fans being shut out of gigs – The Guardian

Punk band Nervous Rex, with Elliot Knight, right – two out…

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Rugby club breaking barriers by scrumming with disabled players show off skills to royalty – Daily Record

A rugby club are breaking down barriers by ­scrumming down alongside players with disabilities and learning difficulties. The…

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Lifetime carer from Coventry ‘wouldn’t change anything’ – BBC News

A man who cared for his parents as a child and looks after his wife says “he…

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Should We Discard the Term “High Functioning” in Autism? – Psychology Today

The term “high-functioning ASD” is typically used to describe individuals with ASD who have cognitive abilities in…

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Plymouth student with Asperger’s in the running for Miss England crown – Plymouth Live

An inspirational Plymouth student with Asperger’s is competing for the coveted title of becoming Miss England 2019. 23-year-old…

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Devon woman, 23, won’t let Asperger’s hold her back in Miss England competition – Devon Live

A young woman from North Devon is in the running to become Miss England 2019. Aimie Footman has…

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Asperger’s dad finds light at the end of the tunnel by writing book for son Ethan (5) – Belfast Telegraph

A man with Asperger’s syndrome has written a book about how he struggled with becoming a father,…

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Hull teen with Asperger’s left ‘worthless’ after 100 job rejections bags first ever role – Hull Daily Mail

A Hull teenager who was made to feel “worthless” after being rejected for over 100 roles has…

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Northern Ireland autism services at ‘breaking point’ as lack of support leaves parents feeling isolated and depressed – Belfast Telegraph

An autism charity has warned that services are at “breaking point” in Northern Ireland with one in…

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The Undateables on the look out for West Midlands singles for next series – Birmingham Live

People from the West Midlands have already found love on Channel 4 show The Undateables – and…

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