Autism

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Turner prize 2021: a collective effort to make art radical again
Pickled cows and unmade beds: the art award has always challenged convention. But in 2021 it is going further, by abolishing individual artists altogether

Jonathan Jones

27, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Greta Thunberg: ‘I really see the value of friendship. Apart from the climate, almost nothing else matters’
The world’s most famous teen activist opens up about how she’s been transformed since she started her school climate strike in 2018

Simon Hattenstone

25, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Paradoxes of progress on autism | Letter
Letter: Prof Jonathan Green and Prof Andrew Whitehouse explain some of the implications of their autism therapy trial

Letters

24, Sep, 2021 @3:37 PM

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A new therapy for children who may have autism risks carrying a hidden cost | James Cusack
Support that boosts toddlers’ social development can lead to them missing out on a diagnosis that secures ongoing help, says James Cusack, chief executive of an autism research charity

James Cusack

22, Sep, 2021 @2:25 PM

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Bewilderment by Richard Powers review – environmental polemic
In this Booker-shortlisted story of a father and his neurodivergent son battling the harm we are doing our planet, fiction is swamped by didacticism

Adam Roberts

22, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Autism therapy aimed at infants may reduce likelihood of later diagnosis
Study suggests tailored therapy could help some children develop social skills before school age

Ian Sample Science editor

20, Sep, 2021 @3:40 PM

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‘Why do they have to be brilliant?’ The problem of autism in the movies
Over 30 years since Dustin Hoffman twitched his way to an Oscar in Rain Man, our experts give their verdict on a season of portrayals of the neurodiverse, from Sia’s Music to What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?

Simon Hattenstone

15, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Come Play review – screen demon from mobile phone spooks autistic boy
Jacob Chase’s horror film about a monster that pursues a non verbal kid on the autistic spectrum via mobile devices is a mixed bag

Leslie Felperin

10, Sep, 2021 @8:34 PM

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Lack of psychologists hits pupils with special educational needs
Councils are struggling to complete children’s education, health and care plans before the new school year because of a shortage of specialists

Chaminda Jayanetti

29, Aug, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Cinemas, autism and accessibility
Letters: As cinemas try to encourage visitors post-lockdown, it’s important they cater for movie-goers with autism, says Steve Scown

Letters

25, Aug, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Readers chip in to pay dance school fees for ballerina with autism
Constance Bailey, 13, offered a place at Hammond school but her mother could not afford the £90,000 needed

Helen Pidd North of England editor

23, Aug, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Leeds mother pleads for help with autistic daughter’s ballet school fees
Constance Bailey, from the deprived Seacroft estate, has a place at The Hammond School in Chester but cannot afford the costs

Helen Pidd North of England editor

23, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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