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ASD News An 11-year-old boy with autism drew this world map from memory - http://autismgazette.com/asdnews/an-11-year-old-boy-with-autism-drew-this-world-map-from-memory/

from the Guardian

People with autism and learning disabilities excel in creative thinking, study shows

‘There aren’t any people with learning disabilities in this field – I’m the only one’: Cian Binchy,

from Mail Online

How children with autism are abused and robbed by so-called friends

A soaring number of children with autism or Asperger's have been bullied or even stolen from by their so-called friends, according to a shocking new study (stock image)

ASD News Genetic switch left in 'on' position identified by scientists as likely cause of autism in children - http://autismgazette.com/asdnews/genetic-switch-left-in-on-position-identified-by-scientists-as-likely-cause-of-autism-in-children/

ASD News Three-year wait for autism diagnosis 'pushing families to the brink' - http://autismgazette.com/asdnews/three-year-wait-for-autism-diagnosis-pushing-families-to-the-brink/

from The Independent

How 'mate crime' is replacing hate crime in the UK

Children with Asperger’s and autism are being bullied, abused and even robbed by people they think are their friends, according to study revealing the horrific extent of so-called “mate crime”.

ASD News Autism Not Linked To MMR Vaccine, Even In High-Risk Children - http://autismgazette.com/asdnews/autism-not-linked-to-mmr-vaccine-even-in-high-risk-children/