UK Shops to go Silent: Introducing the Brand New Autism Hour

In the UK, a majority of shops are expected to observe quiet hour in an attempt to raise autism awareness. The event, nicknamed “Autism Hour,” is being organised by the National Autistic Society in order to direct public attention towards autistic people and their day-to-day difficulties. Businesses will observe quiet hour by turning off their … Read more

Can Medical Marijuana hold the key for Autism Treatment?

MIAMI, FL: Few medical practitioners are of the opinion that medical marijuana could be used as an effective treatment alternative for children (controversial, I know). Doctors argue that since medical marijuana contains low THS levels and is non-euphoric, children would not get high. Although the doctors are well authorised to prescribe medical marijuana under Florida … Read more

Ever Heard of A Sensory Friendly Santa Claus? Berkeley County Makes it Possible!

HEDGESVILLE – Many people take the Santa Claus visit for granted and go to the local mall to greet him as well as enjoy Christmas holidays. However, there are few groups of children, who despite the joyous moments have difficulties in expressing and experiencing due to their social sensitivities and anxieties. These children are diagnosed … Read more

Woodland Elementary School the Winner of December 2016 START Award

The Upper Peninsula Autism Network, celebrated its 15th year of success since its inception, by collaborating with Statewide Autism Resources & Training (START). As a token of appreciation, the organization presented a “Leadership Award” to experts in the field, and the award was presented to Woodland Elementary School. The school is known for its best … Read more

A Marathon Cause: Autism Walk in Orange Country

Autism Speaks LLC is the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organisation, founded by then-NBC chairman Bob Wright and his wife Suzanne. Founded in 2005,the organisation has raised more than $570 million to find treatment, cure, prevention, research and awareness programs. The annual Autism Speaks Orange County Walk was organised on Sunday, 4th of December, … Read more

Finally! An Autism Friendly Gymnasium for Children in Waldwick, NJ

Family owned and operated 1 Gym 4 All,  in Waldwick, New Jersey, has its grand re-opening recently. Run by Kim Casey and her husband Arno, the gym is known for extending the premises and facilities towards children within the autism spectrum. With rising number of children diagnosed with autism and other disorders within the spectrum, it is … Read more

Miracle Project Founder to Present Keynote on Autism Awareness

Elaine Hall – Founder and Director of the award-winning Miracle Project has been using music, theatre and dance to help individuals on the autism spectrum, to expand their potentials. Elaine has also authored the book “The Seven Keys to Unlock Autism”. Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) has teamed up with the author for a lecture on December … Read more

Kids with Autism can Enjoy this Christmas with Special “Silent Santa” Event!

EDMONTON, CA: Santa season is here at last; the year long wait for carols and decorations, mistletoe and gift-shopping is finally coming to an end. The malls are, undoubtedly, exceptionally full, decorated with bright lights, glittering christmas tree and Santa waiting for visits. Unfortunately, these are the very things that a person with autism may … Read more

Researchers Keenly Await ICPS Showdown Keynote on Autism Mutation

A breathtaking illustration of Autism highlighting its relevance to integrative medical science will be the hot topic of discussion in an event scheduled to take place on closing day of the 2017 International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS). The 3 day international convention will kick off on 23rd of March,2017 in Vienna, Austria and will conclude on 25th of March, 2017. Below … Read more

Disney to Launch an Autism Friendly Performance of The Lion King

Autism friendly live theatre performance of The Lion King will hold a show on 4th of June 2017, Sunday on 1:30 pm, Disney UK announced. The live show has experienced tremendous success earlier, in Australia and USA. The Lion King has been especially directed, keeping in mind the needs of autistic children and to make the program … Read more

MCADD Organizes a Fun Filled Outdoor Event for Children with Autism and Other Special Needs

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – Every year, a fun-filled event for autistic individuals and their families is hosted by the Mississippi Centers for Autism and Related Developmental Disabilities. Melodie Gunter, a parent is ecstatic as she feels her son acts and feels normal with many other autistic teens around him. She also highlights the family has never … Read more

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