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.


Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. In 1937 she was attempting to fly round the world when she vanished in a Pacific storm. Her body was never found. Since then expeditions ha ...

27th August 2009

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How the brain gets wired

In a new study, researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), McGill University have found an important mechanism involved in setting up the vast communications network ...

27th August 2009

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