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Thetimes.co.uk: Review: Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart — this wicked satire would get approval from Tom Wolfe

Thetimes.co.uk: Review: Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart — this wicked satire would get approval from Tom Wolfe

Thirty years after Tom Wolfe’s The Bonfire of the Vanities was published, Gary Shteyngart’s fourth novel, Lake Success, provides a status check on the masters of the universe who rule Manhattan’s financial district. The news is mixed. His hero, Barry Cohen, is certainly a lot richer than Wolfe’s Sherman McCoy.

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Thetimes.co.uk: Schools 'exclude autistic pupils through lack of understanding'

Thetimes.co.uk: Schools 'exclude autistic pupils through lack of understanding'

Large numbers of autistic children are being excluded from schools for “challenging” behaviour caused by a lack of support or understanding, an author has claimed.

Jessie Hewitson, who wrote Autism: How to Raise a Happy Autistic Child about her experiences bringing up her eight-year-old son, said that she had been

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Thetimes.co.uk: Autistic students protected from 'repugnant' school exclusion policy

Thetimes.co.uk: Autistic students protected from 'repugnant' school exclusion policy

Tens of thousands of pupils with autism, ADHD and other conditions that can result in aggressive behaviour have been given new protection from school exclusion after a judge branded the current policy repugnant.

Judge Alison Rowley said schools should not treat such behaviour as “criminal or antisocial” when it was

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Thetimes.co.uk: Andrew Wakefield, the vaccine scaremonger who's snared supermodel Elle Macpherson

Thetimes.co.uk: Andrew Wakefield, the vaccine scaremonger who's snared supermodel Elle Macpherson

The disgraced doctor who sparked the MMR scandal has built himself an admiring coterie of guilt-ridden mothers and wealthy women

Brian Deer

Andrew Wakefield with Elle MacphersonMARK METCALFE/GETTY IMAGES

When I give lectures on the research cheat Andrew Wakefield I sometimes start with a PowerPoint presentation of pictures showing

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Thetimes.co.uk: Supermarkets take a dim view to help autistic children

Thetimes.co.uk: Supermarkets take a dim view to help autistic children

Supermarkets across Ireland are dimming lights, turning off music, reducing scanner noises and offering priority queues to make shopping easier for people with autism and other sensory issues.

SuperValu, Tesco and Marks & Spencer are organising sensory-friendly shopping hours in selected stores, while Lidl started “autism-aware quiet evenings” in its

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Thetimes.co.uk: Strong reaction to light linked with autism in infants

Thetimes.co.uk: Strong reaction to light linked with autism in infants

A strong reaction to changes in light may be a sign of autism in young children, a study has found.

The research investigated the idea that autism spectrum disorders are associated with basic sensory responses, in addition to symptoms developed later affecting social communication.

The scientists looked at the pupillary

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Thetimes.co.uk: Macron vows to tackle France's neglect of autism with EUR344 million drive

Thetimes.co.uk: Macron vows to tackle France's neglect of autism with EUR344 million drive

France has unveiled a programme to help the country’s 700,000 people who have autism, a condition that has been badly neglected in a nation that has a high-class health system.

Fulfilling a promise from his election campaign last year, President Macron launched a €344 million drive to raise awareness, improve

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Thetimes.co.uk: Autism campaigner Fiona O'Leary abused online as a 'hatemonger' of Scientology

Thetimes.co.uk: Autism campaigner Fiona O'Leary abused online as a 'hatemonger' of Scientology

Scientologists have targeted a mother of two autistic sons through a website which claims she is among “hatemongers” who oppose the church.

Fiona O’Leary, 46, was referred to as a bigot by Stand League, an organisation affiliated with the Church of Scientology, because she disagrees with teachings by the movement

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Thetimes.co.uk: What's on TV today: Wednesday

Thetimes.co.uk: What's on TV today: Wednesday

March 28: our television, film and radio picks

The Sunday Times

Can you tell who is neurotypical? Sam Ahern, Simon Baron-Cohen and Georgia HarperMARK JOHNSON/CHANNEL 4

The Sunday Times, March 25 2018, 12:01am

CRITICS’ CHOICE

No easy answersAre You Autistic? (C4, 10pm)Last year, a link to a Channel 4web

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