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.

In today's papers

The head of the childrenâs court agency was summoned by a judge yesterday to explain âœdeplorable and entirely unacceptableâ case delays after the Baby Peter scandal. ...

29th May 2009

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The birth of a synapse

Researchers have identified the locking mechanism that allows some neurons to form synapses to pass along essential information. Mutations of genes that produce a critical cell-adhesion molecule invol ...

29th May 2009

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Autism symptoms

Autism is a type of bio neurological disorder that tends to affect the ability of a person to interact socially & communicate in an effective manner. Autism is a complex developmental disorder. We don ...

27th May 2009

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