Max Pritchard had trouble talking to family until he was diagnosed as autistic. Now, thanks to early intervention, he’s more focused and better able to communicate with others; skills he’s now using to develop quite the po…
Diseases and Disorders
Paediatrician Hans Asperger’s name may become “mud” and be scrapped from the medical lexicon following new evidence he was an active Nazi collaborator.
Hans Asperger’s name may become “mud” and be scrapped from the medical lexicon following new evidence he was an active Nazi collaborator, according to Autism history expert Steve Silberman.
A programme at Marangaroo Primary School in Perth is showing real success in teaching children on the autism spectrum.
A Central Queensland council hopes its Australian-first playground, becomes a leader for other parks across the country. The Gladstone Lions Park focuses on sensory engagement and is designed to encourage people of all abi…
Coles begins rolling out an initiative to prevent sensory overload in its stores today to support customers who are on the autism spectrum, after a successful trial of the program in August.
A play run by Adelaide’s Company AT and starring a cast of children with autism hopes to capture how people with learning disorders see and experience the world.
A new study finds children with autism are more likely to have severe social symptoms if their mothers had chronic asthma or allergies while pregnant.
A 12-year-old Townsville boy is gaining global recognition for his autism app, ASD and Me, and is off to showcase it in India.
Professor Tony Attwood says Asperger’s is something to see as a gift, not a downfall.