A homeopathic therapy that promises “complete elimination” of autism has been banned by the regulator for naturopaths in B.C.
A procedure called CEASE therapy is based on the scientifically unsupported claim that most autism spectrum disorder is caused by vaccines.
Jessica Szucki’s three young children with autism have waited nearly 12 months to take advantage of the province’s new program – and they’re still waiting.
Children with autism who may be relatively well-supported through their youth are left with few to no resources once they turn 18.
WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2018 is today, and the day is to recognise the disorder and those who have it. While it is frequently diagnosed in children, it is quite common for pole to have gone through life without an autism diagnosis. Characteristics of autism vary from one person to another, but there are three […]
Autism spectrum disorder, its full name, describes a range of similar conditions, including Asperger syndrome, that affects a person’s social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. Around one in every 100 people in the UK are estimated to have autism, and it is more boys that are diagnosed with the condition than girls. In children symptoms […]
The first report to detail the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder in Canada says the rate of children affected is similar to estimates in the United States.
AUTISM AWARENESS WEEK is taking place worldwide this week to highlight the challenges of the condition. You can find out if you or your child has it through an extensive test, and there a number of signs and symptoms that indicate the disorder – including delayed speech development.
A POTENTIALLY “game changing” drug that tackles the root causes of autism could be available in the UK within five years, experts say. Initial trial results for Balovaptan has so impressed US regulators, it has been given “accelerated status”, paving the way for faster approval.
A Nova Scotia activist and mother of a nine-year-old boy with severe autism asks Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his government’s stance on a national autism strategy during his town hall meeting in Lower Sackville, N.S.