Report on the 11th Autism-Europe International Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland

The 11th Autism-Europe International Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland I returned last week from the 11th Autism-Europe International Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland. Autism Europe's congresses are held every three years and this year the event was hosted by one of the worlds oldest and most respected autism associations, the National Autistic Society - UK.  The theme of the three-day event was “Happy, Healthy and Empowered”. Professionals came from 60 countries to share the most recent developments in diagnosis, early intervention, assistive technology, education, support, employment ... Read more

Beautiful minds, wasted – The Economist highlights autism

Beautiful minds, wasted – The Economist highlights autism The April 16, 2016 issue of The Economist has a cover story addressing autism entitled, “Beautiful minds, wasted, How to deal with autism”. The Economist is an important magazine, published in the UK with a print circulation of just over 1.5 million, making this an important source of information for both the community and the general public. The article dealt with a number of interesting topics including the growing prevalence of autism - particularly in ... Read more