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The Choose Friendship Company Hires Illustrator with Asperger’s Syndrome – Gifts and Decorative Accessories

The Choose Friendship Company introduced its first collectible series, built on the prior success of introducing toys…

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Teaching pupils with Asperger’s: a guide – TES News

Asperger syndrome is not curable. You can’t cure something that doesn’t need curing in the first place. It’s…

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Jeremy Hunt told shortage of suitable housing puts people with Asperger’s at risk – The Guardian

A coroner has written to the health secretary expressing concerns about the shortage of suitable supported accommodation…

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Man with Asperger’s Syndrome wins £25,000 discrimination payout after being refused entry to ride at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland – Daily Mail

A man with Asperger’s Syndrome has been awarded £25,000 in damages after being refused entry to a…

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What we must learn from Asperger exposé – The Guardian

It has taken me a while to digest Herwig Czech’s deeply upsetting information about Hans Asperger (Revealed:…

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Coupon queen Holly helps millions save money – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

She’s got more than two million social media followers, reaches seven million people a week on YouTube,…

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Man to tackle London Marathon to raise awareness of Asperger Syndrome – Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A man with Asperger Syndrome who works with children who have autism is limbering up to run…

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New Sudbury autism charity seeks to change attitudes with open day – Suffolk Free Press

A new support charity in Sudbury for people who have autism hopes to help the community at…

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Flintshire: Support workers aim to increase awareness of autism – Leader Live

A GROUP of support workers set up a stall in a bid to increase awareness about autism. As…

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Sesame Street theme park receives world’s first autism certification – BBC News

A theme park in Philadelphia has become the first in the world to receive an autism accreditation. Sesame…

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Autism comedy show backlash is ‘ridiculous and over the top’ – iNews

A comedian is facing pressure to cancel a show she has written about autism after critics accused…

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Program helps connect workers with autism to competitive jobs – UpNorthLive.com

“These are for competitive jobs, it’s not just, this isn’t charity. It’s good business,” said Jennifer Stoll,…

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Chris Packham: People like me with ‘invisible disabilities’ can have a less anxious day out – homecare.co.uk News

Wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham knows only too well the moments of anxiety that a day out…

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‘What looks impossible can become possible’: Support network key to helping those with Asperger syndrome into employment – ITV News

Only 16% of autistic adults are in full-time paid employment, although the majority say they would like…

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It all made sense when we found out we were autistic – BBC News

“I’m Maura Campbell. I was born with the social skills of a used teabag.” “That’s how I described myself…

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Mother-of-two shares her experience of mental health at awareness conference – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Claire, from Norwich, addressed a large audience at The Space on Tuesday, March 20 during a conference…

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What happened to Asperger’s syndrome? – The Conversation CA

I often get asked “Does my child have Asperger’s?” in my clinical work. Or, “Do I have…

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How it feels to be diagnosed with autism later in life – The Conversation UK

“He is wired differently to you and me, this child of mine. He doesn’t like loud noises,…

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Connor Pangallo, who has Asperger Syndrome, hated school growing up — but now he’s heading to Flinders Uni – The Advertiser

CONNOR Pangallo was dux of his Year 12 class, is embarking on a double degree in law…

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Mother’s Asperger’s poem strikes a chord on social media – BBC News

In an emotional moment after a couple of very difficult days during the school holidays, Dr Sophie…

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Presenter Carrie Grant opens up about raising children with complex needs – Aberdeen Evening Express

Television presenter Carrie Grant has said it can be difficult to relate to other parents as she…

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Czech schoolboy maps his life from disabled to designer – Yahoo News UK

The toy cars, double-deckers, stuffed toys and pillows on his bed are meticulously ordered into neat rows,…

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Rescue dog helps man with Asperger Syndrome get through everyday life – Nottingham Post

A Mansfield man has said he “couldn’t get through each day” without his rescue dog. Robin Jones, 27,…

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Students with autism explore potential careers at LVS Oxford’s first careers week – Oxford Mail

STUDENTS were given a chance to explore their future career options in the hope of improving the…

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Shocking and insensitive treatment of disabled people by benefit claims assessors found by Brighton health watchdog – Brighton and Hove News

Shocking and insensitive treatment is routinely used as a way to cut the number of welfare benefits…

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R​ichard From ‘The Undateables’ Is On Instagram And His Account Is Amazing – LAD bible

Richard Lawrence is easily one of the standout stars of hit Channel 4 reality show The Undateables,…

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Maidenhead artist explores Asperger’s Syndrome in exhibit – In Your Area

Mahlia Amatina will be showcasing her touring art exhibition “On a Spectrum”, an exploration of Asperger’s syndrome…

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Hollyoaks is searching for an actress with Asperger syndrome to join the cast – Digital Spy

If you’ve ever dreamed of joining the Hollyoaks cast (and let’s face it, who hasn’t?), then now…

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Man with Asperger Syndrome lands job after brother’s new year appeal – Lancashire Telegraph

A MAN with Asperger’s Syndrome who was searching for employment has found a job. Liam Riley, 34, said…

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What is Asperger’s Syndrome? The signs, symptoms and what it means for people diagnosed with the condition – Mirror.co.uk

Asperger’s syndrome is a type of autism, and is a condition which affects a person’s social interaction,…

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The A Word: Actor Travis Smith on autism and Asperger’s – BBC News

“I think I connect with acting because of how I always had to put a face on…

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Exhibiting artist with autism says ‘I experience visual and sonic auras in everything I do’ – Enfield Independent

An Enfield artist with Asperger’s syndrome is currently holding his third exhibition at Palmers Green Community Art…

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Award-winning Asperger blogger raising funds to tag raptors – Irish Times

As we drive through the snow-covered mountains of Co Fermanagh, a large bird of prey swoops in…

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Film buff artist with Asberger’s Syndrome stages show at Stepney’s Genesis cinema – East London Advertiser

Patrick Samuel’s work, called Clash of the Icons, is on show at the Stepney Green picture house venue in Mile End Road until…

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Girl with Asperger’s given toilet paper igloo for Christmas after asking Santa for rolls – Metro

An eight-year-old girl with Asperger’s was given her dream Christmas gift – an entire igloo made from toilet paper. Maggie Mullan – who…

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The little girl who got a toilet roll igloo for Christmas – BBC News

All Maggie wanted for Christmas is loo roll so her family got creative. The eight-year-old from Telford, Shropshire has a form of autism called…

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‘Vital’ phone call service needs more volunteers as 11,000 face lonely Christmas – The Oxford Times

VOLUNTEERS who provide the only social interaction for hundreds of older people have called for others to pledge their time to keep the…

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First dedicated social school for kids with Aspergers – The Advertiser

SCRIBBLES on a serviette 10 years ago were the start of improving the lives of hundreds of children with Asperger syndrome. Angie Pangallo and…

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Kitchener man wants people to see the value those with Asperger’s syndrome offer – The Record

Kelly Groh knew he was different, or at least that his mind was wired different than other people’s. But then be began to…

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Ballarat women with disabilities gain confidence in leadership program – Ballarat Courier

Eight women graduated from the Enabling Women Community Leadership Program on Thursday with a new-found ability to stand up for their rights and…

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How a bird-watching comedy turned this autistic teen’s life around – Times LIVE

Josh Crickmay’s life was saved by a comedy film about bird-watching. At the age of 15, Crickmay, of Pietermaritzburg – psychologically crippled by Asperger…

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Daughter with autism found voice after mum wrote novel inspired by their experience with condition – Scottish Daily Record

Catherine Simpson and her daughter Nina have been through the worst of times together – and the best. As they faced school bullies and…

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‘I was nervous but I nailed it’: DJs with disabilities take to the air – The Guardian

John Crompton says he has “music in his blood”. Two years ago, when the rock fan heard about a new radio station launching…

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Parents of autistic children warn they are facing ‘cliff edge’ – The Irish News

DESPERATE parents are warning that escalating numbers of autistic children are reaching adulthood without crucial support. There has been a four-fold increase in children…

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Autistic man claims travellers stole two of his dogs from his caravan then demanded a £400 ransom by sending pictures of the animals being throttled – Daily Mail

An autistic man said his ‘life’ has been ruined after travellers allegedly stole his dogs and sent him ransom pictures of them being…

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Watch: 12-year-old boy with Aspergers’ Syndrome steals show at his mum’s Donegal wedding with stand-up comedy performance – Irish Mirror

Here’s a lovely video of the moment 12-year-old Stanley Jarmen steals the show at his mum’s recent wedding in Co Donegal with a…

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Foster carers are making a huge difference to the lives of care leavers in Cumbria – NW Evening Mail

THE important role foster carers play in ensuring the best outcomes for care leavers across the county are being highlighted during National Care…

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What are Asperger’s syndrome symptoms in adults and children, is there a test and what has Chris Packham said about the condition? – The Sun

ASPERGER’S Syndrome is one of many forms of Autism Spectrum Disorder. These are the signs somebody you know may have Asperger’s, as well as…

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5 celebrities whose Asperger’s Syndrome helped them succeed – Metro

With Chris Packham’s new documentary, Asperger’s and Me, airing tonight at 9pm on BBC2, he has been talking publicly about his struggles growing…

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How Chris Packham’s autism made his childhood with fashion designer sister Jenny ‘uncomfortable’ and ‘confusing’ – Daily Mail

His enthusiasm, distinctive delivery and encyclopedic knowledge of Britain’s wildlife have won him millions of followers. But in a rare insight into his upbringing…

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