By alex on October 31, 2005
|Justice system 'ignores' autism|
BBC News, UK -
People involved in the administration of criminal justice must raise their awareness of autism and Asperger's syndrome, a leading charity says. ...
By alex on March 17, 2005Funding 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.
By alex on March 3, 2005Mar 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.
By alex on March 2, 2005The 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.