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Controversial autism article should be retracted - PSI
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# Tony Humphreys

Controversial autism article should be retracted - PSI

Feb 9th 2012, 4:35 PM 15,409 Views 99 Comments

The head of the professional body for psychology said that the Examiner article by Tony Humphreys was “unhelpful and likely to cause upset”.

Irish artist's painting to appear on UN stamp for autism awareness
# Autism
# Autism

Irish artist's painting to appear on UN stamp for autism awareness

Jan 31st 2012, 1:50 PM 3,204 Views 1 Comment

Autistic painter Colm Isherwood’s piece is one of just eight chosen for the World Autism Day collection.

Mother opts for home schooling after son 'put in bag'
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

Mother opts for home schooling after son 'put in bag'

Jan 3rd 2012, 6:22 PM 8,491 Views 28 Comments

The Kentucky mother has pulled her 9-year-old son out of school after he was apparently stuffed in a duffel bag for misbehaving in class.

'Sensitive' Santas granting children with autism a Christmas wish
# Christmas
# Christmas

'Sensitive' Santas granting children with autism a Christmas wish

Dec 21st 2011, 10:36 AM 2,413 Views 11 Comments

The noise and crowds of a regular Santa grotto make it unbearable for many with autism so special Santa helpers are creating a ‘sensitive’ environment for visits.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Dec 4th 2011, 11:00 AM 79 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

No link between vaccines and autism, says medical research body
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

No link between vaccines and autism, says medical research body

Aug 25th 2011, 8:56 PM 508 Views 17 Comments

However, the US-based Institute of Medicine says it found convincing evidence of side effects of vaccines including brain inflammation and anaphylaxis.

Man who faked autism and wore a nappy jailed for sexual battery
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

Man who faked autism and wore a nappy jailed for sexual battery

Jul 22nd 2011, 8:24 AM 2,582 Views 12 Comments

Oklahoma man Mark Anthony Richardson II tricked two women into caring for him and changing his nappy.

Mother "shocked" to learn sons had been kept caged by their father
Live Apr 18th 2011, 3:51 PM

Mother "shocked" to learn sons had been kept caged by their father

British journal rips apart link between vaccines and autism
# Autism
# Autism

British journal rips apart link between vaccines and autism

Jan 6th 2011, 9:31 PM 951 Views 0 Comments

A now-retracted study that linked autism to childhood vaccines is ridiculed by a leading medical journal.

Autism diagnosis in 15 minutes
# Autism Scan
From The Daily Edge
# Autism Scan

Autism diagnosis in 15 minutes

Aug 11th 2010, 5:43 PM 351 Views 0 Comments

A new technique for detecting autism could lead to a diagnosis of the disorder within minutes.

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