Latest News on Autism from Around the World

This section contains news items about autism taken from a wide range of sources.

Please note that we cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy or otherwise of individual news stories.

The fact that we have listed a news item here does not imply that we endorse the information in that story. In some cases, we will hold entirely the opposite view to that expressed within the story.

Please note: we will not be updating this section after February 2018 but you will still be able to find news stories on the Network Autism website.

Dolphin Therapy A Dangerous Fad

People suffering from chronic mental or physical disabilities should not resort to a dolphin "healing" experience, warn two researchers from Emory University. Lori Marino, senior lecturer in the Neuro ...

19th December 2007

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POLICE have called for Jacqui Smith, the Home Secretary, to resign over her handling of their pay award and are considering a vote on ending a century-old ban on industrial action. Smith was accused o ...

17th December 2007

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Freedom of expression

Autism comes by degrees. People with the milder form, Aspergerâs syndrome, display communication difficulties and âœobsessionalâ interests. In severe cases, however, it can be as if your child is ...

15th December 2007

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Genetic animal model of autism

By introducing a gene mutation in mice, investigators have created what they believe to be the first accurate model of autism not associated with a broader neuropsychiatric syndrome, according to rese ...

13th December 2007

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