Justice system ‘ignores’ autism – BBC News

By on October 31, 2005

BBC News
Justice system 'ignores' autism
BBC News, UK - 6 hours ago
People involved in the administration of criminal justice must raise their awareness of autism and Asperger's syndrome, a leading charity says. ...

MRC Boosts Autism Research in National Brain Awareness Week, UK

By on March 17, 2005

Funding for a major new clinical trial to develop communication skills for pre-school autistic children and their parents has been unveiled by the Medical Research Council (MRC) today. It is one of two new awards for studies in autism and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) that together have received funding of approximately £1.5 million.

Finding out about autism and support services in Wales

By on March 3, 2005

Mar 3 2005

Jenny Rees, Western Mail

IT IS thought that there are around 18,000 children and adults in Wales with an autistic spectrum disorder or ASD. Yet surprisingly little is known about what causes the condition, which includes Asperger syndrome.

Autism is often a misunderstood condition. Those with the disorder can be thought of as "odd" or "clumsy" yet they are simply having problems communicating in the conventional way.

Autism Awareness Campaign UK backs the London 2012 Olympic Bid

By on March 2, 2005

The Autism Awareness Campaign in the United Kingdom are firmly behind the nation's London 2012 bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

[ClickPress, Mon Feb 28 2005] The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic bid is causing a great deal of excitement, the bid has gathered momentum after the visit of officials from the International Olympic Committee. Support for the Paralympics has come from disability organisations in the United Kingdom.