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Decider.com: Autistic Voices, Community Members, And Experts Look Back (And Forward) At Autism …

Decider.com: Autistic Voices, Community Members, And Experts Look Back (And Forward) At Autism …

Netflix‘s latest original series, Atypical, tells the story of an autistic 18-year-old named Sam (Keir Gilchrist) and his relationship with his family as he begins dating and discovering his own independence. The series, along with ABC‘s upcoming The Good Doctor, are two of the first mainstream television shows to name autism and

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Edweek.org: 'Atypical,' About a High-Functioning Teen With Autism, Attracts Mixed Reactions

Edweek.org: 'Atypical,' About a High-Functioning Teen With Autism, Attracts Mixed Reactions

“Atypical,” the new Netflix show about a high school student with autism, is attracting sharply differing reactions.

The show “is so close to great,” says the Atlantic. Entertainment Weekly calls it “heartwarming,” “very human,” and full of “affection for its messy, relatable characters.” Forbes calls it “the best show

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Yahoo.com: Australian supermarket introduces 'quiet hour' for customers on autism spectrum

Yahoo.com: Australian supermarket introduces 'quiet hour' for customers on autism spectrum

View photos The pilot will run every week in two of Coles’ supermarkets until October (Quinn Rooney/Getty Images) More

A supermarket in Melbourne, Australia, has launched a ‘quiet hour’, to help customers on the autistic spectrum feel welcome and comfortable when doing their weekly shop.

Coles, which is one of Australia’s

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Biggleswadetoday.co.uk: Making a difference

Biggleswadetoday.co.uk: Making a difference

An inspiring young woman who gives up her free time to make a difference to the lives of autistic children, is in a competition that hails the ‘giving to others’ of Bedfordshire’s younger generation.

Nineteen-year-old Elizabeth Simpson, from Roxton, has spent the last four years volunteering for youth groups

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Cypnow.co.uk: Daily roundup 18 August: Labour resignation, vaping and autism 'cure'

Cypnow.co.uk: Daily roundup 18 August: Labour resignation, vaping and autism 'cure'

By Neil Puffett

| 18 August 2017

Corbyn denies sacking Champion in wake of child sexual exploitation comments; study finds young people who use e-cigarettes more likely to start smoking; and doctor suspended over claims he offered injections to “cure” autism, all in the news today.

Jeremy Corbyn has

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Spectrumnews.org: Transcranial treatment; maternal inflammation; autism ants and more

Spectrumnews.org: Transcranial treatment; maternal inflammation; autism ants and more

The new Netflix series “Atypical” focuses on a teen boy with autism and his family and dating life. Critics, including some writers with autism, have found the portrayal and storyline wanting, reported NPR on 11 August. Concerns include scenes that seem to invite the audience to laugh at the main character’s autism-related behaviors.

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Pr.com: Caroline Washington

Pr.com: Caroline Washington

Author Caroline Washington Begins a Novel That Will Take You on a Suspenseful Journey Through Love and Autism

Hammond Writer Caroline Washington set to release her first book in over ten years entitled “Dream Stealers” on July 2017. “Dream Stealers” is set to be published by Light Switch Press under the

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Smartcompany.com.au: Coles praised for trial of new Quiet Hour initiative, with customers “fighting back the tears”

Smartcompany.com.au: Coles praised for trial of new Quiet Hour initiative, with customers “fighting back the tears”

Coles has been praised for a successful trial of a new “Quiet Hour” initiative in some of its Melbourne stores this week, with a customer penning an emotional post on Facebook thanking the retailer for the “positive experience”.

Coles’ Quiet Hour initiative is aimed at customers with autism or with

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Pressdemocrat.com: Raising awareness of disorders drives Santa Rosa softball team's championship season

Pressdemocrat.com: Raising awareness of disorders drives Santa Rosa softball team's championship season

The Santa Rosa WSC Hackers, a traveling softball team for girls 16 and under, just won the National Softball Association’s Pacific Coast World Series — but the impact the team is making off the softball diamond is more important than any trophy.

The Hackers play for something more than championships —

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Breakingnews.ie: Dr Temple Grandin to speak in Cork as union calls for more special needs investment

Breakingnews.ie: Dr Temple Grandin to speak in Cork as union calls for more special needs investment

The IMPACT trade union says we need better early intervention for children with special needs.The union has invited one of the world’s most iconic scientists to Cork Institute of Technology today, to share her personal experiences of autism.Professor Dr Temple Grandin was one of the first people on the autism

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