This is just one example of how being 'different' can lead to being treated differently.
The Harry Potter universe has become a popular setting for stories featuring autistic characters, written by young writers eager to tackle a complex topic.
Don Burke: the statements you made are false, and they have an impact far beyond your own circumstance.
People suffering from autism could be far more vulnerable to falling under the spell of terror organisations on the look-out for new recruits.
There are plenty of apps that people with autism can use for learning, play and communication. Not all are designed with autism in mind, so what can we learn from any online user feedback?
People tell each other stories every day about the things they've seen and done. For many children with autism, this kind of personal narrative doesn't come easily. Here's how parents can help.
Because the world can look different to a child on the autism spectrum.