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Thesun.co.uk: Furious parents slam school after 'autistic' daughter, 4, excluded 10 TIMES in a year

Thesun.co.uk: Furious parents slam school after 'autistic' daughter, 4, excluded 10 TIMES in a year

FURIOUS parents have slammed their four-year-old daughter’s school, claiming the little girl has been excluded more than ten times in little more than a year.

Daniel and Gemma Cullen believe Caoimhe may have autism, but say the little girl is simply kicked out of class instead of taking into account

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Thesun.co.uk: Missing autistic boy Maddox Ritch, 6, feared abducted after running out of dad's sight at park before …

Thesun.co.uk: Missing autistic boy Maddox Ritch, 6, feared abducted after running out of dad's sight at park before …

THE dad of a missing autistic boy who disappeared while they visited a park together has spoken of his guilt amid fears the six-year-old might have been abducted.

Maddox Ritch does not talk and was last seen on Saturday wearing an orange shirt bearing the words “I am the man” near

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Thesun.co.uk: I can't take my autistic daughter to nice restaurants, the cinema or even on the train – watching …

Thesun.co.uk: I can't take my autistic daughter to nice restaurants, the cinema or even on the train – watching …

CHRISTINE McGuinness revealed her heartache yesterday after a parent complained about her autistic children being “noisy” while at a play centre – and she’s not alone.

Writer and mum-of-two Natasha Harding, 43, from West Malling, Kent, understands her plight.

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Christine McGuinness spoke on Loose Women today about bringing

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Thesun.co.uk: Christine McGuinness' heartache after parent complains about her 'noisy' autistic kids at play centre

Thesun.co.uk: Christine McGuinness' heartache after parent complains about her 'noisy' autistic kids at play centre

CHRISTINE McGuinness has revealed her heartache after a parent complained about her autistic children being “noisy” while at a play centre.

The 30-year-old, who was with twins Leo and Penelope, five, went online to express her upset following the incident, which spoilt their “challenging” but “brilliant” day.

Christine McGuinness

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Thesun.co.uk: Mum's anguish after being abused by stranger in Marks & Spencer over her eight-year-old severely …

Thesun.co.uk: Mum's anguish after being abused by stranger in Marks & Spencer over her eight-year-old severely …

A MUM has told of the distressing moment she was approached by a stranger who questioned why her severely autistic son was in a pushchair. 

Sylvia Anna Finnegan was left shaken after being quizzed by a shopper in Marks & Spencer — who accused her of not being “bothered” enough

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Thesun.co.uk: Mum claims autistic daughter, 13, was 'kicked off Ryanair flight leaving her stranded in Portugal for …

Thesun.co.uk: Mum claims autistic daughter, 13, was 'kicked off Ryanair flight leaving her stranded in Portugal for …

A MUM has claimed her autistic 13-year-old daughter was removed from a Ryanair flight because cabin crew wouldn’t accept she was with her family.

Daisy Maddock, 13, was reportedly left in a Portuguese airport for hours after she was removed from the flight – but Ryanair say they followed protocol.

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Thesun.co.uk: Blue Badge parking extended to people with 'hidden disabilities' including autism and mental health problems

Thesun.co.uk: Blue Badge parking extended to people with 'hidden disabilities' including autism and mental health problems

PEOPLE suffering with less visible illnesses will soon become eligible for the ‘Blue Badge’ parking permits thanks to a major overhaul of the system.

Those with ‘hidden disabilities’ – including autism and other mental health conditions – will be able to park in the same places that those with physical

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Thesun.co.uk: Up to 150 autistic children could have been given sex-change drugs on NHS despite not being …

Thesun.co.uk: Up to 150 autistic children could have been given sex-change drugs on NHS despite not being …

DOZENS of autistic teens have been given  controversial “sex change” drugs despite fears they might not even be transgender.

Up to 150 British youngsters have been given puberty blocker drugs after being seen at Britain’s only clinic for transgender children at University College Hospital.

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One third of those referred

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Thesun.co.uk: Mum's post about 'wonderful' Tesco delivery driver who bonded with her autistic toddler goes viral

Thesun.co.uk: Mum's post about 'wonderful' Tesco delivery driver who bonded with her autistic toddler goes viral

A YOUNG mum praised a “wonderful” Tesco delivery driver after he bonded with her autistic toddler in a Facebook post which has since gone viral.

Lauren Browne, 24, had her weekly shop delivered on Monday and her three-year-old son Tommy answered the door.

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Lauren Browne was with

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Thesun.co.uk: Elle Macpherson spotted kissing disgraced MMR autism scandal doctor Andrew Wakefield in Miami

Thesun.co.uk: Elle Macpherson spotted kissing disgraced MMR autism scandal doctor Andrew Wakefield in Miami

MODEL Elle Macpherson has been pictured kissing a controversial British doctor who claimed that the MMR jab caused autism.

The 54-year-old Australian – nicknamed ‘The Body’ – was seen locking lips with Andrew Wakefield, 61, while shopping at an organic farm in Miami last week.

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The couple

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Thesun.co.uk: Who is Andrew Wakefield, what was the MMR vaccine autism scandal and how is the doctor linked to Donald Trump?

Thesun.co.uk: Who is Andrew Wakefield, what was the MMR vaccine autism scandal and how is the doctor linked to Donald Trump?

CONTROVERSIAL doctor Andrew Wakefield is back in the UK seven years since he was struck off as a medic.

The 60-year-old was found to have wrongly claimed there was a link between the MMR jab and autism.

Here’s what we know about Wakefield.

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Andrew Wakefield shocked the world

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Thesun.co.uk: Paddy McGuinness says 'it's a wonder' he's still with wife Christine as he breaks down in TV interview over difficulty of raising children with autism

Thesun.co.uk: Paddy McGuinness says 'it's a wonder' he's still with wife Christine as he breaks down in TV interview over difficulty of raising children with autism

PADDY McGuinness said “it’s a wonder” he and wife Christine are still together as he opened up about the difficulties of raising children with autism.

The TV presenter, 44, broke down in tears during an emotional television interview as he revealed they “can’t do normal things as a couple”.

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Thesun.co.uk: Hollyoaks announce Talia Grant will be joining the soap as the Osbornes's new autistic foster …

Thesun.co.uk: Hollyoaks announce Talia Grant will be joining the soap as the Osbornes's new autistic foster …

TALIA Grant has joined Hollyoaks becoming the first female autistic actress to land a mainstream role on British TV.

The actress will play teenager Brooke Hathaway, who is also autistic, in the Channel 4 soap and the star is “really looking forward” to representing people with the lifelong, developmental disability

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Thesun.co.uk: What is autism, what are the signs and symptoms in children, what does being on the spectrum mean and what is high functioning?

Thesun.co.uk: What is autism, what are the signs and symptoms in children, what does being on the spectrum mean and what is high functioning?

AUTISM spectrum disorder is a condition which can affect a person’s communication skills and social interaction.

Here’s everything you need to know about traits of people with ASD and the support which is available in the UK.

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is three to four times more common

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Thesun.co.uk: Respected autism doctor Hans Asperger actually helped Nazis murder dozens of disabled kids, new documents reveal

Thesun.co.uk: Respected autism doctor Hans Asperger actually helped Nazis murder dozens of disabled kids, new documents reveal

THE respected autism doctor Hans Asperger actually helped Nazis murder dozens of disabled children, new documents reveal.

Asperger was the first psychiatrist to chronicle the form of high-functioning autism and has won a reputation for his leading work on “autistic psychopathy” – a syndrome which would later be named after

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Thesun.co.uk: What is PDA, is pathological demand avoidance on the autism spectrum and what does it mean in …

Thesun.co.uk: What is PDA, is pathological demand avoidance on the autism spectrum and what does it mean in …

PATHOLOGICAL demand avoidance is a continued resistance to ordinary life demands.

But what characteristics can you look out for and is it different from the autism spectrum?

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Pathological demand avoidance is a developmental disorder where there is a great refusal to do what is asked of

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