Day: July 9, 2017

Mirror.co.uk: Dental nurse reveals how her amazing transformation into champion bodybuilder helps her care …

A mum who decided to completely change her life and become a champion body builder says it helps her deal with her young son’s autism.

Amy Newall, a single mother to four-year-old son Vincent, has totally transformed her body after being inspired by a bodybuilder show in 2014.

And she

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Miamiherald.com: He attacked an autistic man who dresses as Superman and waves at cars — just because, police say

Miamiherald.com: He attacked an autistic man who dresses as Superman and waves at cars — just because, police say

A Florida man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly punched and attacked a man dressed as Superman who was waving to passing cars, according to local media reports.

Raeshorn Pitt, 20, is known in his community as the “Minneola’s Superhero,” and even has a Facebook page full of

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Mirror.co.uk: Brave schoolboy with autism reacts to being bullied by classmates in incredible way

A brave schoolboy has opened up about being bullied because he’s autistic.

Jack Lowe, from Bristol, has starred in a powerful short film called Think Beyond Autism produced by the pupils of a neighbouring school.

In the footage, which aims to raise awareness of the high levels of bullying faced

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Blog:Planet Autism- Worrying Perils for ASD-PDA Parents: the “Perfect Storm” for misunderstanding

This is a very hard post to write, for various reasons.  There are some in the autism community who feel very strongly about autism parents accepting all autistic behaviours and that parents should not speak negatively about them.  Being autistic myself, I see both sides and I don’t like seeing autism ‘martyrs’ who humiliate their children online with real names, videos and photographs of their child’s difficult moments and speak constantly of the negatives

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Communityimpact.com: Demand for autism services for adults, families increasing in North Texas cities

Communityimpact.com: Demand for autism services for adults, families increasing in North Texas cities

When Taylor Thomas was 18 months old, her parents knew something was wrong. She was missing some common developmental milestones, especially in regard to her speech and motor skills.

Doctors at first told Hal Thomas and his wife that they were overreacting, but the couple kept looking for answers. Finally,

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Thetelegraphandargus.co.uk: Hundreds of extra school places being created across the district for children with special …

Thetelegraphandargus.co.uk: Hundreds of extra school places being created across the district for children with special …

ALMOST 260 extra school places for children with special educational needs will have been created through the district by April.

And these new places will be followed by two purpose built free schools within the next few years.

Bradford Council recently announced plans to create around 360 SEND (special educational

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Bristolpost.co.uk: Watch how this schoolboy with autism reacts to being bullied – in the most incredible way

A brave Year Eight pupil has opened up about being bullied because he’s autistic.

Jack Lowe, who goes to Cotham School, has starred in a powerful short film called Think Beyond Autism.

Produced by Year Eight pupils at Fairfield High School, it aims to raise awareness to the high levels

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Fox6now.com: Deaf man with autism attacked by suspect who “wanted a fight with Superman,” investigators say

LAKE COUNTY, Florida — A 26-year-old man is accused of attacking a man with autism who is also deaf,  known as the “Minneola superhero” because he dresses as Superman and waves at drivers from the same street corner every day.

According to WESH, Lake County sheriff’s officials have indicated the

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