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Why do some people with autism have restricted interests and repetitive...

There is a large gap in our understanding of another cluster of behaviours that form part of an autism diagnosis: restrictive and repetitive behaviours and interests (RRBs).

Autistic people at greater risk of becoming homeless – new research

Investment in a greater range of meaningful services for this group is vital to ensure that they are less likely to have problems with employment and in finding sustainable accommodation.

Employable Me has struck a chord but will it change employers’...

For people on the autism spectrum who may have social difficulties, a job interview can be especially daunting. And then there are external barriers, including the stigma of disability.

Autism advocacy and research misses the mark if autistic people are...

Autistic people have been routinely misunderstood, ignored, and excluded for decades – including from campaigns designed to promote awareness of autism itself. But this is beginning to change.

I’m autistic. Here are 5 ways you can support me at...

Research shows that autistic employees are an asset, and beyond that, we’re also people and we should be treated with respect and empathy.

Kids with autism less likely to be fully vaccinated

Children with autism and their younger siblings are less likely to be fully vaccinated than neurotypical children and their siblings, new research from the US has found.

Animal study hints at link between vitamin D and autism

An animal study published today has found a possible link between the amount of the vitamin in the mother’s diet and her offspring’s behaviour.

Bugs and allergies in pregnancy linked to child developmental disorders, like...

A new study suggests activation of a mother's immune system during pregnancy, such as during an allergic response, may affect fetal brain development.

People With Disabilities Have A Lot To Offer Employers

Australia needs policies that capitalise on the strengths of people with disability. Disability employment is a huge problem even though disabled people have a lot to offer employers.

No Don Burke, there is no link between autism or Aspergers...

Don Burke blames his sexual harassment and bullying behaviour on Aspergers / Autism despite there being absolutely no link to suggest this is the case and this will lead to worse attitudes towards people with Autism.

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