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Number of people with autism triples in past decade - Jerusalem Post Israel News

The ministry released the statistics on the Autism Spectrum Disorder on the International Day for Autism Awareness, marked annually on April 2. By Lidar Gravé-Lazi. April 3, 2017 00:29. 2 minute read. > Security and Defense: Taking in the panoramic ...and more »

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2, 2017 as World Autism Awareness Day - The White House (blog)

On World Autism Awareness Day, we highlight the importance of addressing the causes and improving the treatments for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). We also recognize the importance of identifying ASDs early in a child's life and of understanding the ...and more »

World Autism Awareness Day: 5 things you didn't know about autism -

WATCH: For more than a year, Julia, a “Sesame Street muppet with autism, has existed in print and digital illustrations as the centerpiece of a multifaceted initiative by Sesame Workshop. But now Julia is set to make her televised debut in April.and more »

Autism spectrum disorder not a deficit, expert says, as she urges schools to embrace autistic children - ABC Online

Society needs to stop considering autism spectrum disorder as a deficit and start embracing difference, a South Australian expert in special education says. Department of Education and Child Development special educator Kathy Kleinschmidt said autism ...and more »

TBI Blogs: 9 Truths You Don't Know About People with Autism but Should - The Better India (blog)

There are more misconceptions circulating about Autism Spectrum Disorder than truths. On Autism Awareness Day, allow me to clear nine of them for you. It felt good, sitting amongst well-dressed and well-heeled women, answering questions about autism.and more »

Taboo subject of autism and paedophilia 'must be tackled to improve lives' - The Times

The effects of Asperger's and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) on everything from depression to gender dysphoria could be being overlooked, according to a world-renowned expert on the syndrome. Tony Attwood, a clinical psychologist based in Australia, ...and more »

North Yorkshire chocolate factory highlights employment access for adults with Autism - ITV News

By Kris Jepson. A chocolate factory in Ampleforth, North Yorkshire, has produced Belgian chocolate truffles to raise awareness of Autism and highlight the need for adults on the spectrum to get better access to employment. Watch @krisjepson's report ...and more »

'I have been living and breathing autism for nearly 12 years' - Ten things I've learned living my teen on the autism ... - Irish Independent

Tom started life with few signs of disability, until his behaviour became wild and violent at the age of four. Victoria White lists the top 10 things she has learnt about autism over the past 12 years. Victoria White with her son Tom at their ...and more »

No Foolin': Forget About Autism Awareness And Lighting Up Blue - Forbes

April 2 will no doubt bring you many a headline and call to do various things in the name of autism awareness because the United Nations designated it a decade ago as "World Autism Awareness Day." Ten years ago, heightening autism awareness may still ...and more »

Autism Myths: 6 Incorrect Assumptions About People On The Autism Spectrum - Huffington Post Canada

When Hamilton mom Tracy Lamourie was telling her son Cassidy about World Autism Awareness Day, she noticed he didn't seem very excited about the assembly that would be held at school, or even about the CN Tower being lit up in blue in support of ...and more »