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.

2007: The world in focus

Crowds celebrated the new year in Bucharest and Sofia as Romania and Bulgaria officially became members of the European Union. The two countries, which had applied to join as far back as 1995, became ...

30th December 2007

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A fix for one type of autism

The causes of autism remain largely shrouded in mystery, but there are some types of the disorder that can be traced to specific gene defects. The most common of these â responsible for roughly 5% o ...

19th December 2007

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