Aspergers

Learning to Listen

Lanette Kauten | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lanette Kauten

I loved books and enjoyed writing, so I spent my time reading and trying to emulate the styles of my favorite authors. My books and their characters became my friends. At that time, the condition Asperger's wasn't known in the US. Children who would have been diagnosed today were considered odd and treated as outcasts back then.

Anna Kennedy Online: Largest UK Survey on Autism Diagnosis, Now Let's Hope the Government Takes Action

Jo Worgan | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Worgan

One of the key findings from the survey was the length of time many parents and carers had to wait in gaining a diagnosis; over half the recipients had to wait over five years. This is disgraceful. Early intervention as we all know is absolutely vital in giving these children the absolute best start in life. By delaying the diagnostic process these chances are diminished.

Dear Susan... An Open Letter to Susan Boyle

Lesa Walton | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lesa Walton

Susan Boyle is an alternative thinker and has been diagnosed as having an Autistic Spectrum Condition. No real shock for those of us who live and breathe ASC. So to you Susan, I write this letter...

Man Dies After 'Three Litres Of Coke A Day' Habit

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

A man who drank three litres of Coca-Cola a day has died from drinking excessive amounts of liquid, a coroner has ruled. Paul Inman, who had Asperg...

Asperger's Syndrome To Be Reclassified

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK

Aspergers Syndrome is to be reclassified in the next edition of one of the world's most influential psychiatric reference manuals. The Diagnostic a...

Gary McKinnon Ruling Due

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon is "scared, anxious and hopeful" as he waits to find out whether Home Secretary Theresa May will stop his extradition to...

On Autism: Who Are They Fooling?

Dave Clements | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dave Clements

Dr Tim Cadman, at Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, explained to the uninitiated that while some understand autism as a disorder, others - particularly proponents of the social model and members of the 'autistic community' - understand it less as a condition to be treated than as a 'distinct cognitive style'.