Autistic People More Likely To Keep Jobs When …

by Emily Willingham, Forbes Contributor This one won’t make for splashy headlines or garner hundreds of emotional comments, and that’s too bad. Scientists in the Netherlands looked at the factors that influence whether or not an autistic person or a person with attention deficit disorder (ADD) lands and keeps a job. According to Laura Geggel,…

What It’s Like To Have A Brother With Autism

from Viral Viral Video Spencer Timme is often asked what having an older brother with autism is like — if it’s hard, frustrating, or different. “Nah, not really,” he responds with a laugh. The 20-year-old posted a short film about his best friend and brother, Mitchel, to YouTube in January, but the heartfelt tribute has only recently…

New Autism Collaborative Research Centre welcomed but not without concerns.

MEDIA RELEASE 17/2/2013 New Autism Collaborative Research Centre welcomed but not without concerns. The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand Inc (ASAN AUNZ) welcomes the Australian Federal Government’s announcement of funding for the Living With Autism Spectrum Disorders CRC. This is a project that will have a significant impact on the Autistic…