Autistic Children

It's Official, My Daughter Has Autism

Reneé Davis | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Parents
Reneé Davis

Nowadays she rarely sleeps through, and she is six next week. On top of all this she never outgrew the toddler meltdowns, and her violent outbursts have been steadily getting worse.

My Thoughts on Katie Hopkins 'Mocking' Tweets

Kevin Healey | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK
Kevin Healey

I can't stamp out all the negative comments that people say on twitter or social media about disabilities, but maybe I can educate others on its dehumanising effect, and in doing so help parents understand that there is a world of support out there. Imagine Katie spending a day or a week with me, seeing what my world looks like. That would be a show on Autism worth watching.

How to Help Autistic Kids With English

Melanie Kendry | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Kendry

As a private tutor, I often work with autistic spectrum children in English. Many of them 'don't get' English. They might struggle to understand what they're supposed to do for homework and can become so frustrated they give up. Though they may not be dyslexic, they might not read...

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...

Could These Antioxidants Help Treat Autism?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

An antioxidant supplement called N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) may help to reduce the impact of autism symptoms, suggests a new study. Researchers from S...

Could The ‘Love Hormone’ Improve Classic Autism Symptoms?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists claim a naturally occurring substance produced in the brain (dubbed the ‘love hormone’) improves the brain function in autistic childre...

Can Autistic Children ‘Outgrow’ Symptoms?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A recent medical report has claimed that 10% of autistic children ‘outgrow’ the disorder’s symptoms by the time they are eight. According to...

Autistic Boy Died Waiting For Ambulance

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

A Liverpol couple are demanding to know the truth after their autistic son died choked to death on a sweet while an ambulance failed to find his house...

A Gluten-Free Diet ‘Helps Autistic Children’

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A gluten and casein-free diet may lead to improvements in behaviour and physiological symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), recent...

Can A Child 'Grow Out Of' Autism?

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Many children diagnosed with autism at a young age no longer display symptoms when they are older, new research has found. The study found one thir...

Gut Bacteria Is Different In Autistic Children

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have found that the bacteria in the gut of autistic children is different from that of non-autistic children. Researchers from the Mail...