Around 150 therapists who claim to “cure” autism have been served enforcement notices by the advertising watchdog amid warnings their methods have no scientific credibility and could severely harm children.
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.
School support for a severely autistic child was slashed due to council funding cuts, Nicola Sturgeon has been told.
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.
Aberdeen mum files complaint against ScotRail after autistic son refused help to buy discounted ticket on train
An Aberdeen mum has hit out at a railway company after her autistic son was denied a discounted ticket from a train conductor.
A store is to hold an event for the National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour this weekend.
Helping people to see life through the eyes of those on the autistic spectrum is the aim of new children’s TV show Pablo, its creator has said.
‘Worthless’ Paul’s struggle saw him calling for change on the streets … but passion for running changed his life
A man with autism, who at one point was begging on Union Street, has turned his life around through running and keep fit.
Libraries around the North-east will benefit from new kit to help host pop-up sensory sessions for youngsters affected by autism.
A Facebook group launched by a North-east mum to help parents of children living with additional support needs tackle loneliness has attracted hundreds of members.
A dad has heaped praise on Aberdeen airport staff for their 'generosity and kindness' in help his two autistic sons.
A powerful virtual reality experience is being taken on tour to help people see life through the eyes of an autistic child.
Aberdeen FC has become Scotland's first autism-friendly football club.
An experimental autism therapy that helps parents communicate with their children has had a record level of success in reducing core symptoms of the condition.
A supermarket is introducing a “quiet hour” to help autistic and disabled shoppers.