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Dailymail.co.uk: Boyfriend is found guilty of murdering woman's autistic teenage son whom he'd starved, beaten …

Dailymail.co.uk: Boyfriend is found guilty of murdering woman's autistic teenage son whom he'd starved, beaten …

Matthew Christenson, 45, convicted of second-degree murder in the 2014 killing of Otto SmithSmith was 18 years old at the time of his death, but because of his severe autism functioned at the level of a 2-year-old Christenson starved Smith and his 13-year-old brother, made them exercise for hours because he

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Dailymail.co.uk: Shocking video shows teacher and aide DRAGGING a seven-year-old autistic boy through the …

Dailymail.co.uk: Shocking video shows teacher and aide DRAGGING a seven-year-old autistic boy through the …

Video released on Thursdy shows shocking scene in Crestline, Ohio schoolTeacher and aide seen hauling and dragging Corbin Kemle, 7, through the hallsThe special needs student had apparently been acting up on the playground Now angry mother Bonnie McKean speaks out in outrage about the incident

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'It uses autism for laughs': Outrage over new Netflix dramedy about a high school boy on the spectrum – but some experts applaud the show for starting a dialogue

Dailymail.co.uk: 'It uses autism for laughs': Outrage over new Netflix dramedy about a high school boy on the spectrum – but some experts applaud the show for starting a dialogue

Atypical debuted on Netflix today, telling the story of a teen with autismThe highly-anticipated show was praised for spotlighting the spectrumHowever, it received backlash with many saying it used autism for laughsSome experts praised it, and said it is impossible to portray all forms of autism

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Dailymail.co.uk: Music therapy for children with autism is waste of time and money as it does NOT improve symptoms, study warns

Dailymail.co.uk: Music therapy for children with autism is waste of time and money as it does NOT improve symptoms, study warns

Music therapy is a popular technique for treating symptoms in autistic children But a new study conducted at the Grieg Academy Music Therapy Research Centre in Norway says it doesn’t actually work  The study says music therapy plus standard care doesn’t improve symptoms any more than standard care alone 

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Dailymail.co.uk: Music therapy for children with autism does NOT improve symptoms despite popular belief, study warns

Dailymail.co.uk: Music therapy for children with autism does NOT improve symptoms despite popular belief, study warns

Music therapy is a popular technique for treating symptoms in autistic children But a new study conducted at the Grieg Academy Music Therapy Research Centre in Norway says it doesn’t actually work  The study says music therapy plus standard care doesn’t improve symptoms any more than standard care alone 

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Dailymail.co.uk: Mother-of-three is investigated by police after claiming she's used bleach to try to 'cure' her young son's autism on a secret Facebook group

Dailymail.co.uk: Mother-of-three is investigated by police after claiming she's used bleach to try to 'cure' her young son's autism on a secret Facebook group

Mother is being investigated for allegedly performing bleach enemas on her sonWoman was reported to police after confessing she used treatment on the childWriting on Facebook group for those who believe autism is caused by parasites

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Dailymail.co.uk: Mother-of-three is investigated by police after claiming she's used bleach to try to 'cure' her young son's autism on a secret Facebook group

Dailymail.co.uk: Mother-of-three is investigated by police after claiming she's used bleach to try to 'cure' her young son's autism on a secret Facebook group

Mother is being investigated for allegedly performing bleach enemas on her sonWoman was reported to police after confessing she used treatment on the childWriting on Facebook group for those who believe autism is caused by parasites

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Dailymail.co.uk: 2Day FM breakfast hosts Em Rusciano and Harley Breen are furious that anti-vaccination movie …

Dailymail.co.uk: 2Day FM breakfast hosts Em Rusciano and Harley Breen are furious that anti-vaccination movie …

2Day FM breakfast hosts Em Rusciano and Harley Breen are furious that anti-vaccination movie ‘Vaxxed’ was screened in Melbourne this week.

‘Shown at Village crown, 100’s

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Dailymail.co.uk: Brooklyn dog owners are refusing to vaccinate their pets out of fear they will develop autism

Dailymail.co.uk: Brooklyn dog owners are refusing to vaccinate their pets out of fear they will develop autism

Vets have reported an increase in the number of pet owners who are refusing to vaccinate their dogs out of fear they will develop autismOwners in Brooklyn, New York say they are worried the vaccines will harm dogsThey are refusing to vaccinate against distemper, hepatitis and rabies – which are required

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Dailymail.co.uk: Bees that are antisocial may be autistic: Insects that don't respond to their hive mates could have a …

Dailymail.co.uk: Bees that are antisocial may be autistic: Insects that don't respond to their hive mates could have a …

Inside a hive, there is a small group of bees that are unresponsive to social cuesThese insects may have a genetic condition that is similar to human autismHumans and bees split to become separate species half a billion years ago Find suggests our instinct to be social may come from an

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'I've been waiting almost three years to hear my little boy say 'mum'': Ex Home and Away star Christie Hayes reveals her two-year-old son has autism and can't yet talk

Dailymail.co.uk: 'I've been waiting almost three years to hear my little boy say 'mum'': Ex Home and Away star Christie Hayes reveals her two-year-old son has autism and can't yet talk

Ex Home and Away star Christie Hayes shared her son’s autism diagnosisHer boy, Hendrix, is almost three and is a ‘ray of sunshine’ but cannot talk’My heart sometimes breaks,’ the mother wrote in emotional Instagram post ‘But he shows us lots of love in smiles, cuddles and hand holding,’ she went

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Dailymail.co.uk: Autistic boy, 9, receives thousands of photos of rainbows from around the world after losing both …

Dailymail.co.uk: Autistic boy, 9, receives thousands of photos of rainbows from around the world after losing both …

Crystal Skawinski, 37, of Cohoes, New York, is asking for pictures of rainbows for her autistic nephew, Robbie Ecuyer, 9Both his parents died within 22 days in May and now Skawinski has custodyShe told him his parents went ‘over the rainbow bridge’; now he looks for themOne day when he couldn’t

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'I never let Paddy or the kids see me cry': Christine McGuinness is staying strong after her four-year-old twins' autism diagnosis… and explains why the couple won't have …

Dailymail.co.uk: 'I never let Paddy or the kids see me cry': Christine McGuinness is staying strong after her four-year-old twins' autism diagnosis… and explains why the couple won't have …

She revealed earlier this month that both of her four-year-old twins have been diagnosed with autism.

But Christine McGuinness, 29, has said no matter how tough things can

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'I am intelligent and have lots to contribute': Autistic girl's heartfelt letter to Pauline Hanson after she …

Dailymail.co.uk: 'I am intelligent and have lots to contribute': Autistic girl's heartfelt letter to Pauline Hanson after she …

A nine-year-old girl with autism has penned a powerful letter to Pauline Hanson In June Hanson called for Autistic children to be pulled from mainstream classes The year 4 student with  was angered by the remarks so wrote Hanson a note ‘I am intelligent… I have lots to contribute to my class and

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Dailymail.co.uk: Tragedy as three-year-old autistic twin boys drown in their family's backyard pool after sneaking out …

Dailymail.co.uk: Tragedy as three-year-old autistic twin boys drown in their family's backyard pool after sneaking out …

Drowning took place early Wednesday in Melville, Long Island Victims’ mother woke up shortly before 9am, looked out the window and saw one of her sons floating in their murky backyard pool Firefighters later located twin brother a the bottom of the pool; both twins died in the hospitalThey were identified Wednesday afternoon as

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Dailymail.co.uk: Anti-vaxxers 'tricked principal into hiring out a school hall to screen controversial film linking vaccinations to autism after telling him it was a seminar on organic vegetables'

Dailymail.co.uk: Anti-vaxxers 'tricked principal into hiring out a school hall to screen controversial film linking vaccinations to autism after telling him it was a seminar on organic vegetables'

School ‘tricked into screening controversial anti-vaccination documentary’Vaxxed film was shown in hall of Gold Coast public school Miami State HighOrganisers hired the hall ‘saying it was for a seminar on organic vegetables’ The ‘misrepresentation’ enraged Queensland Premier Annastacia PalaszczukFilm claims a link between vaccines and autism, based on discredited study 

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Dailymail.co.uk: Paddy McGuinness' wife Christine admits she was 'angry' over twins' autism diagnosis and is 'keeping an eye' on ten-month-old daughter Felicity who's exhibiting similar symptoms

Dailymail.co.uk: Paddy McGuinness' wife Christine admits she was 'angry' over twins' autism diagnosis and is 'keeping an eye' on ten-month-old daughter Felicity who's exhibiting similar symptoms

She has previously spoken of her ‘heartbreak’ over her four-year-old twins’ autism diagnoses.

And Paddy McGuinness’ wife Christine has further detailed Leo and Penelope’s battle as she appeared

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Dailymail.co.uk: Desperate doctor takes his autistic son backpacking across Africa for SIX MONTHS in a bid to get …

Dailymail.co.uk: Desperate doctor takes his autistic son backpacking across Africa for SIX MONTHS in a bid to get …

Dr James Best took autistic son Sam, 14, on life changing journey through AfricaIdea to expose teenager to unpredictable situations to improve adaptive skillsThe Sydney doctor’s unconventional strategy has been touted ‘groundbreaking’  

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