Experts have warned children with autism are facing delays in access to specialist care due to the time it takes for them to be diagnosed.Read the full story ›
Research conducted in Sweden found autistic adults were dying 16 years younger, on average, than members of the general population.Read the full story ›
A heartwarming video has revealed the remarkable bond between an autistic girl and her cat.Read the full story ›
Matthew Garnett has been confined to a psychiatric intensive care unit since September last year because of a lack of specialist beds.Read the full story ›
Experts have warned of the dangers of using a 'miracle cure' containing bleach after two incidents were reported to the police in a month.Read the full story ›
Dad Ryan O'Connor wrote and performed a song called 'Mr B' inspired by his beloved three-year-old son Brooklyn who can't talk but sings.Read the full story ›
Mother thanks "wonderful" Santa who plays with autistic boy on the floor to make him feel more comfortable.Read the full story ›
There may be a link between C-sections and autism, but scientists want more research before the connection can be proved beyond doubt.Read the full story ›
A boy diagnosed with autism was inspired to talk after a long period of silence through his fascination with Disney films.Read the full story ›
The mum of a six-year-old boy with autism has talked to Daybreak about the daily challenges she faces caring for her son.
Cheryl Broadfoot survives on "three to five hours sleep" per night in order to look after her son Bobby, who has not spoken since he was three.