Around half of parents are waiting at least a year and a half for their child to be formally diagnosed with autism, a charity has warned.
A charity which was on the brink of closing down is hopeful it has put its worst days behind it with 2020 approaching.
Thousands of mental health hospital patients with learning disabilities and autism will have their care reviewed over the next 12 months, the health secretary has announced.
People with a strong genetic predisposition to autism are more likely to report self-harm and suicidal thoughts even if they have not been formally diagnosed, research suggests.
There is no evidence to suggest that testosterone reduces cognitive empathy, new research indicates.
A barbers will celebrate its first anniversary tomorrow by hosting an autism-friendly open day for children and families.
A young Dundee boy with autism, Tourette’s and severe anxiety has been gifted £170 by a local knitting group to buy equipment that can help him live a happy and comfortable life at home.
A children’s charity is surviving “month-to-month” after a fundraiser to help save it failed to reach its target.
Family days out can be a real challenge for Dundee mum Lori Taylor and her three young children.
“My school days were a train wreck – I was bullied so badly that I ended up wanting to kill myself.”
An autism charity in Dundee is facing the prospect of closing its doors unless vital funds are found.
An autism-friendly restaurant has opened its doors in Kirkcaldy, aiming to break down barriers for families of children on the spectrum.
A charity providing fun and care to children with autism is set to hold an open day to celebrate its new permanent home.
A mum claims she has had to remove her five-year-old daughter from school because she’s being kept in a “filthy” room she describes as “worse than a prison cell”.
A Dundee mum has vowed to fight “tooth and nail” to keep her son’s specialist school open.
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.
ITV This Morning: Holly Willoughby says Dundee boy ‘one of my all-time favourite guests’ amid Twitter tributes
Holly Willoughby has paid tribute to a Dundee boy who she shared a heartfelt hug with on This Morning yesterday.
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An autistic Dundee boy's dreams came true today after appearing on This Morning.
Google Glass has been tested as a therapy tool to help children with autism deal with social situations.