Katie Price slams celebs who have autistic children and don’t use their ‘status’ to raise awareness

Katie Price has slammed celebrities who have autistic children but don’t use their public ‘status to make a difference’. The former glamour model, 42, took to Instagram Stories on Tuesday after watching ex-Boyzone star Keith Duffy appear on TV to talk about his own daughter Mia, 21. After praising the singer for speaking so candidly … Read more

Comedian Josh Thomas reveals he is autistic in an emotional Instagram post

‘I have known for a while now’: Comedian Josh Thomas reveals he is autistic in an emotional Instagram post By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia Published: 23:57 BST, 5 April 2021 | Updated: 23:57 BST, 5 April 2021 Comedian Josh Thomas has revealed he is autistic in an emotional Instagram post on Monday. The 33-year-old … Read more

Exposure to industrial chemicals in pregnancy ‘more likely to lead to autistic children’

Women exposed to industrial chemicals including metals and pesticides while pregnant are more likely to have autistic children, study finds Researchers looked for evidence of industrial chemicals in Canadian women They found metals, pesticides, PCBs and BPS chemical were linked to autism They discovered the link by looking at autistic traits in pre-school children  By … Read more

Autistic girl who only eats Marmite and crisps goes blind after tests fail to spot deficiency

A 12-year-old girl with autism has gone blind after blood tests failed to pick up a vitamin A deficiency. Bella Mildon has the mental age of a one-year-old and like many children with autism will only eat certain foods, including Marmite sandwiches, crisps and water. Her parents took her to hospital four times in less … Read more

Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Nick Hine reveals he is autistic after being diagnosed 10 years ago

Vice Admiral Nick Hine has revealed he is autistic after being diagnosed 10 years ago and said that the military needs more ‘neurodiversity’. The Second Sea Lord, 55, opened up about his condition as he encouraged others with autism to join the armed forces. Hine said that the only way the British military could compete … Read more

Man sentenced to 212 years in prison for killing his two autistic sons for life insurance

A California father-of-three was sentenced on Thursday to 212 years in federal prison for intentionally driving his ex-wife and two autistic sons off of a wharf, and drowning the children to collect on accidental death insurance policies he had taken out on them. In imposing the maximum sentence on 45-year-old Ali Elmezayen, US District Judge … Read more

Autistic university lecturer wins £170,000 discrimination payout

A university lecturer with autism has won a £170,000 discrimination payout after her boss said she was as ‘mad as a box of frogs.’ Elizabeth Aylott successfully sued BPP university, a private organisation in London, for disability discrimination and constructive unfair dismissal last year.      Mrs Aylott has Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) which went undiagnosed until months after … Read more

Parents of autistic children turned away from jab centre as their children ‘are not disabled enough’

Parents of autistic children are turned away from Covid jab centre ‘because their children are not disabled enough’ Suzanne Robinson was booked into have her jab but was turned away by staff Incident echoes other experiences reported at Reading’s Madesjski Stadium Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust apologised and urged family to get in touch By … Read more

Christine McGuinness details the tragic impact of lockdown on her three autistic children

Christine McGuinness has revealed her youngest daughter Felicity, five, has developed a stutter in lockdown due to lack of social contact.  The Real Housewives Of Cheshire star, 32, is mother to Felicity, and twins Leo and Penelope, seven, all of whom have autism, and during an appearance on Loose Women on Thursday she detailed the … Read more

Christine McGuinness’ autistic daughter Felicity, 4, is ‘smashing’ speech and language therapy

Christine McGuinness has revealed her autistic daughter Felicity is ‘smashing’ speech and language therapy as she shared some sweet snaps of the youngster. Christine, 32, who has always been open about her children’s highs and lows in living with autism said she was a ‘proud mummy’ as she shared a post about Felicity’s progress in … Read more