Autistic children need time to prepare for changes on wearing face coverings within schools, an autism charity has said, after Boris Johnson hinted at a U-turn on the policy.
A young boy with autism had “the time of his life” after he was invited into his local Tesco to watch staff open and close the shutters.
An autism charity has asked people to donate the money they would normally spend on summer essentials to help it continue providing services hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Here is a timeline in the case of Jonty Bravery, who was sentenced at the Old Bailey for the attempted murder of a six-year-old boy at Tate Modern.
Children with autistic traits are more likely to develop an eating disorder than those who do not have these traits, scientists have said.
An Aberdeen MSP has spoken out about the effect of the Covid-19 lockdown on people with autism.
Nearly two in three parents of children with autism and additional support needs feel their child had not reached their “fullest potential” in school, a new survey has revealed.
People with a strong genetic predisposition to autism are more likely to report self-harm and suicidal thoughts even if they have not been formally diagnosed, research suggests.
When Drew Harding, who has autism, first started seeking work, he was perhaps too enthusiastic.
There is no evidence to suggest that testosterone reduces cognitive empathy, new research indicates.
Colourful pieces of art created by people with autism have taken centre stage at an Aberdeen shopping mall.
A north-east family has donated hundreds of pounds to a charity which helped support their son.
An Aberdeen charity is to host an open day to mark World Autism Week.
An Aberdeen mum who is organising a double fundraiser says she just wanted to find a way to say thank you.
Many autistic children across Aberdeen are missing “significant and concerning” amounts of school, a group supporting kids with additional support needs has claimed.
A schoolboy’s heartfelt letter to I’m A Celebrity contestant Anne Hegerty about their shared experience of autism has received thousands of shares online.
Theories that suggest men have a natural tendency towards autism have been supported by a major study exploring psychological sex differences.
A family have thanked a north-east charity for building a fence in their garden to keep their son safe.
Google Glass has been tested as a therapy tool to help children with autism deal with social situations.
A supermarket chain will offer a “quieter hour” at its stores in the north-east for customers who struggle with noise sensitivity.
Scientists have discovered a possible treatment to reverse a genetic form of autism – by using cancer drugs.
An event to celebrate autism as part of a national campaign will take place in the north-east.
North-east mum hits out at ‘inactions of NHS’ over daughter who can only eat Weetabix, milk and Innocent smoothies
A north-east mum today hit out at NHS Grampian over the care received by her four-year-old autistic daughter.
Babies whose pupils react more strongly to sudden changes in light intensity are more likely to later be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a study has shown.
"I’m determined to show the world what Connor’s capable of and will fight all the way to help him find his voice"
Council chiefs will controversially take over autism care in the North-east following the failure of talks with Scottish Autism.
Paddy McGuinness has urged fellow parents raising children with autism not to give up hope after he “finally conquered a family holiday”.
A Belfast-made TV show starring a child with autism has been snapped up transatlantic broadcasters.
Empathy is partly inherited, according to new research.
Scientists have developed a blood and urine test that can detect autism in children.