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Dailymail.co.uk: Sister of young autistic man with no friends launches campaign for people to send him birthday …

Dailymail.co.uk: Sister of young autistic man with no friends launches campaign for people to send him birthday …

James Weir, who lives in Bolton, Greater Manchester, finds it difficult to socialiseHis older sister Lucy, 23, said her brother is often lonely because of his conditionShe has posted an appeal to help surprise her brother with cards from strangers

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Dailymail.co.uk: Spiderboy who drives his mother up the wall: Boy, six, scales drainpipes, climbs door frames and scrambles up trees in seconds because his autism means he has no sense of fear

Dailymail.co.uk: Spiderboy who drives his mother up the wall: Boy, six, scales drainpipes, climbs door frames and scrambles up trees in seconds because his autism means he has no sense of fear

Ethan Broughton, six, has a certain type of autism which means he has no fearHe climbs the walls at home and his behaviour earned him the name ‘Spiderboy’His parents fear he could end up killing him and his mother has given up her job

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'He has been called a freak, a Halloween monster, ugly boy': Mother of son with half a face reveals …

Dailymail.co.uk: 'He has been called a freak, a Halloween monster, ugly boy': Mother of son with half a face reveals …

Charlene Beswick’s twin son Harry was born with Goldenhar syndromeThe rare condition has left him with a face deformation, including underdeveloped featuresMs Beswick, from Stoke-on-Trent, said her son has suffered severe bullying 

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Dailymail.co.uk: DEBORAH ROSS: If Billy from Kes did BBC nature series…

Dailymail.co.uk: DEBORAH ROSS: If Billy from Kes did BBC nature series…

Chris Packham: Asperger’s And Me

Tuesday, BBC2 

Rating:

George Michael: Freedom

Monday, Channel 4

Rating:

Awhile ago I described naturalist Chris Packham’s broadcasting style as ‘strangely disturbing’, which may be

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'Asperger's' uncle, 19, confesses to drowning six-year-old autistic nephew in a bathtub and …

Dailymail.co.uk: 'Asperger's' uncle, 19, confesses to drowning six-year-old autistic nephew in a bathtub and …

Andrew Henckel, 19, is being held on suspicion of murdering his six-year-old nephew Dayvid Pakko Dayvid was reported missing on Monday when his mother’s boyfriend returned from an errand and found him missing Andrew, who’s father says he’s on the autism spectrum, was left alone to babysit his nephewEarly Tuesday morning, Dayvid’s

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Dailymail.co.uk: Impassioned, vivid, engaging… Packham on his life with autism: CHRISTOPHER STEVENS …

Dailymail.co.uk: Impassioned, vivid, engaging… Packham on his life with autism: CHRISTOPHER STEVENS …

Chris Packham has described the timing of his documentary, Asperger’s And Me (BBC2), as coming ‘between two disasters’.

He didn’t precisely specify what these were but,

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Dailymail.co.uk: Could this explain why boys are more likely to have autism? Study provides first evidence of a 'protective effect' in females

Dailymail.co.uk: Could this explain why boys are more likely to have autism? Study provides first evidence of a 'protective effect' in females

Figures suggest that around 4 boys are diagnosed with autism to every 1 girlThis has long puzzled researchers who have been unsure as to why this is The new University of Iowa study on mice provides one possible reason

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Dailymail.co.uk: Friends of mother and her children gassed to death by husband in murder-suicide reveal how final …

Dailymail.co.uk: Friends of mother and her children gassed to death by husband in murder-suicide reveal how final …

Fernando Manrique wiped out his entire family in an alleged murder-suicideThe Sydney-based man had just separated from his wife Mrs Lutz, 43He told her that he wanted to spend the school holidays with his childrenThat decree was treated as suspicious by Mrs Lutz’ friends at the time

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Dailymail.co.uk: Heartwarming moment a little girl with autism and ADHD is surprised with a tiny pet puppy – and sobs uncontrollably with joy

Dailymail.co.uk: Heartwarming moment a little girl with autism and ADHD is surprised with a tiny pet puppy – and sobs uncontrollably with joy

A young girl from Derby was surprised by her family who bought her a puppy Her mum said that Santa had come early this year and lead her to the living roomThe little girl has Autism and ADHD and burst into tears when she saw the dog

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Dailymail.co.uk: Synchronising brain waves using electric pulses could 'turbocharge' memory and help treat autism

Dailymail.co.uk: Synchronising brain waves using electric pulses could 'turbocharge' memory and help treat autism

Boosts can be used when carrying out small tasks or recovering from mistakesThey are triggered by synchronising brain waves between two key regionsTechnique could eventually be used as a simple way to perk up the mindIt could used to treat psychiatric disorders like autism, ADHD and Parkinson’s

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Dailymail.co.uk: Meet the Australian whizz kid, 12, who's already created five apps and caught the eyes of Facebook and Apple – and he won't let his autism stand in his way

Dailymail.co.uk: Meet the Australian whizz kid, 12, who's already created five apps and caught the eyes of Facebook and Apple – and he won't let his autism stand in his way

Hamish Finlayson is a 12-year-old app developer taking the tech world by stormAlready he has been noticed by some of Facebook and Apple’s top executives The young developer has autism, but uses his experience to inform others Next month he will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in India

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Dailymail.co.uk: Revealed: The stranger on a train who was hailed a hero for helping a young mother when her …

Dailymail.co.uk: Revealed: The stranger on a train who was hailed a hero for helping a young mother when her …

Gayna Pealling from Farnborough was travelling on a train with her two childrenHer son Jack, five, suffers from autism and ADHD and had a public ‘meltdown’ Recruitment consultant Dan Ball, 21, stepped in and calmed down the youngsterMs Pealling and hero appear together on ITV’s This Morning to raise awareness

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Dailymail.co.uk: The most heartwarming story you'll read today: Girl, eight, with autism who was left devastated …

Dailymail.co.uk: The most heartwarming story you'll read today: Girl, eight, with autism who was left devastated …

Mia McKay invited about 15 kids to her McDonald’s party, but few even RSVP’dWhen she came home from her birthday, drew picture of herself crying aloneMum offered leftover McDonalds cheeseburgers on community Facebook pageBut strangers offered to throw Mia an incredible surprise birthday party insteadMore than 60 children attended and

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'Let go of me!' Disturbing footage shows three cops telling an 'autistic' boy, 12, to 'shut up' as they …

Dailymail.co.uk: 'Let go of me!' Disturbing footage shows three cops telling an 'autistic' boy, 12, to 'shut up' as they …

Police force comes under fire for its treatment of a 12-year-old boy with autism Police were caught on film arresting the boy at Bendigo Train Station on Friday The young boy can be heard crying while pleading with officers to ‘let go of me’ The police officers have been slammed as ‘incompetent’ by

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Dailymail.co.uk: How Chris Packham's autism made his childhood with fashion designer sister Jenny 'uncomfortable' and 'confusing'

Dailymail.co.uk: How Chris Packham's autism made his childhood with fashion designer sister Jenny 'uncomfortable' and 'confusing'

His enthusiasm, distinctive delivery and encyclopedic knowledge of Britain’s wildlife have won him millions of followers.

But in a rare insight into his upbringing family

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Dailymail.co.uk: Single mother praises 'hero' stranger, 21, who stepped in to calm down her autistic five-year-old …

Dailymail.co.uk: Single mother praises 'hero' stranger, 21, who stepped in to calm down her autistic five-year-old …

Gayna Pealling from Farnborough was travelling on a train with her two childrenHer son Jack, five, suffers from autism and ADHD and had a public ‘meltdown’ Recruitment consultant Dan Ball, 21, stepped in and calmed down the youngsterMs Pealling said most people do not understand autism and ADHD in children 

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Dailymail.co.uk: Take vitamins to cut autism risk, mothers-to-be are told: Supplements could halve chance of children developing the condition

Dailymail.co.uk: Take vitamins to cut autism risk, mothers-to-be are told: Supplements could halve chance of children developing the condition

Scientists from Philadelphia, Stockholm and Bristol, examined data for 273,107 mothers But the team cautioned that although they had found a possible association, more research was needed NHS guidelines say a healthy diet should give women most of the vitamins and minerals they need in pregnancy 

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Dailymail.co.uk: Public health enemy No 1: Minnesota thought measles was eliminated until the disgraced British doctor who falsely linked the MMR jab to autism came to town

Dailymail.co.uk: Public health enemy No 1: Minnesota thought measles was eliminated until the disgraced British doctor who falsely linked the MMR jab to autism came to town

Andrew Wakefield is a former London specialist sacked on ethical grounds He falsely linked measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to autismLast week, the condition was officially eliminated in the UK but sadly that isn’t the case for Minnesota  

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