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Mum writes storybook about her son to raise awareness of autism – ITV News

A woman who has…

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Autistic boy, 4, who is unable to talk becomes online sensation after singing along to Billy Ray Cyrus – Evening Standard

An autistic boy who struggles to speak has become an online sensation after his mum posted a…

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Theme park worker praised for compassionate reaction to autistic boy’s ‘meltdown’ – The Independent

When a young autistic boy visiting Universal Orlando Resort had an “autistic meltdown”, a theme park employee…

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Brain changes may explain why exercise relieves autism in mice – Medical News Today

Exercise appears to alter the brain in ways that can reduce some of the characteristics of autism…

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Cadbury World launches Relaxed Sessions for visitors with autism – Metro.co.uk

Cadbury World has launched Relaxed Sessions for visitors with autism or SEN (special educational needs). The visitor…

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Autism ‘could one day be treated with a probiotic pill’: Mice fed the faeces of autistic children developed symptoms of the brain disorder as scientists say gut bacteria could be to blame – Daily Mail

Mice fed faeces from human children with autism developed signs of having the disorder, scientists claim. Rodents…

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Autistic blind boy Kodi Lee makes everyone cry with incredible song on America’s Got Talent – Smooth Radio

A talented blind singer with autism won a coveted Golden Buzzer on last night’s America’s Got Talent…

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Teen shop worker goes ‘above and beyond’ for autistic girl – BBC News

A mother’s praise for a teenager on his Saturday job – who patiently helped her daughter, who…

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Autism is caused by kinks in ‘supporting’ DNA – not specific genes, major study finds – Daily Mail

Since the human genome was first mapped in 2003, scientists have been searching for specific genes that…

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Autism drama The A Word will be back for series three – Radio Times

Much-loved family drama The A Word will be back for a third series – and filming is…

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Bleach peddled as ‘miracle’ autism cure on YouTube – BBC News

Hundreds of videos that promote bleach as a cure for autism have been discovered on YouTube. The substance,…

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‘Born Anxious’: Kent mother designs autism-friendly T-shirt – BBC News

“Born Anxious” is a clothing label with designs aimed at children with autism. Kellie Barker, from Herne Bay,…

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Scientists succeed in testing potential brain-based method to diagnose autism – Science Daily

Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have taken the first step in developing an objective, brain-based…

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Autistic dad shares his struggles with being a parent – BBC News

Becoming a parent for the first time is a life-changing moment for anyone but it can pose…

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Brand new autism centre will slash diagnosis wait to fraction of the time – Heart

Currently the average waiting time for a diagnosis is around four years and the new centre aims…

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Autism-friendly performances are an art – Nick Ward – The Scotsman

Last month I had the ­pleasure of attending my first autism-friendly ­performance. I was aware that all…

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Gut bacteria may trigger autism – Daily Mail

The bacteria lurking in childrens’ guts could trigger autism, research suggests. A study found youngsters with autism spectrum…

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CEOs finally get it. Staff on the autism spectrum are a huge asset – Wired

The conversation around diversity and inclusion has picked up significantly in the past few years, pushing some…

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How this supermarket has made it easier for mum to shop with her autistic son – Manchester Evening News

A supermarket has made it easier for a mum to do the food shopping with her autistic…

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Autism in the workplace – A spectrum of hiring choices – Reuters UK

Like many transplants to Chicago, Chris Easton needed to adjust to winter after moving from Atlanta to…

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