It was only when our children were diagnosed that Kelly realised there might be a reason why he felt and acted the way he did too.
A mother says that her son has formed an "inseparable bond" with a student, who has autism, on the first day of school after he held the boy's hand while he was crying.
Jessica Biel is not the only one to take a stand on vaccinations.
"This happened as 4 male members of school staff restrained her. She looked like she'd been in a car crash not at school."
Last month a British dad launched an appeal to find his severely autistic son an exact replacement for the only sippy cup he will drink from. Explaining that Ben had drunk out of this certain cup since he was two-years-old, he said he was at a loss because Tommee Tippee had discontinued that particular style and colour and failing to find a new one could result in serious consequences for Ben’s health. After the dad shared his plea on Twitter with the hashtag #CupForBen, people all over the world began retweeting it and offering to help.
Toys ‘R’ Us has announced that it’ll be extending its shopping hours for families affected by autism and special needs. It will adjust the stores during this time so that they provide an easier shopping experience for children with autism, including making it a dimmer and quieter environment. Mike Coogan, Toys ‘R’ Us marketing and eCommerce director, told The Huffington Post: “Making slight adjustments to stores and creating a ‘quiet’ shopping period allows children and young adults to experience the fun in a toy shop regardless of their disability.
Andrew Reams is a lift enthusiast with Aspergers syndrome. He has a youtube channel and thousands of adoring fans.
Daniel Booth’s conditions mean that he struggles to cope with changes in his routine and his behavior often causes people to stop and stare at him when he’s out and about with his parents. The schoolboy didn’t want that to be the case, so he decided to create cards explaining his diagnosis and why he acts the way he does. My name is Dan and I am Autistic and I have ADHD.