Autism in the Media

We are re-building our list of recent articles and programs that have appeared in the Irish media that you might not have seen. You can click on the link to access the original item as it was published or broadcast.

Let us know if you have come across a specific item that you think should be listed below.

Autism ChannelHave you seen the new Autism Channel on the web? Special interest programs appear on Sky TV (at 4:30pm Mondays - Sky TV 166, FreeSat 402). This on-line service is an extension of The Autism File - the specialist magazine which has a host of fantastic articles about diet, medicine, education and all things autism. A must read.



Source Date & Link Headline
Irish Times  19/11/2014 Autism: Parents warned of 'unscientific' treatments
  19/11/2014 Baseless autism interventions are 'dart arts'
Irish Examiner 30/10/2014 We need to stop playing blame game 
Irish Independent   27/10/2014 C-sections 'raise autism risk'
Irish Times   06/10/2014 Regular upskilling to become mandatory for teachers
  22/09/2014  Child speech therapy services 'a lottery'
  21/08/2014 School survival guides published for children with autism
  01/07/2014 Artistic licence for children with autism
  19/06/2014 School support system to be reformed
  20/05/2014 The battle over ABA: autism education in limbo

CBS NewsTwo older little news gems 

1. Basketball hero ...

Thanks to ABA Ireland for bringing this gem of a story to our attention. It's a 2-minute feel-good story ... Check it out here! This video may cause some viewers severe smile muscle-ache and/or reach for their Kleenex.

2. An "unknown" Golf Legend ...

Moe Norman is a legend amongst top golf professionals - but how many of us know him? Moe died in 2004, but he was a unique pro golfer, with a radically different golf swing, one who shot four rounds of 59 in his career, and won dozens of events in Canada - but perhaps due to his autistic behaviours, he never made in on the American golf tour. Check out this web-site for an insight into a man with a special talent

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