Philadelphia police say a missing autistic teen has been located.
According to Autism Speaks, the day of awareness was established back in 2007 and aims to shed light on the disorder, which affects millions worldwide.
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The anti-vaccine movement got a shot in the arm in the late 90s, when a medical journal published a paper claiming the Measles Mumps Rubella inoculation caused autism. It was discredited, but some people remain unconvinced by the science.
Among those testifying was attorney Jackie Gallagher, whose third child, Jack, was diagnosed with autism at age 18 months.
With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
Police say an autistic teenager in West Philadelphia who went missing Friday has been found safe.
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For children like Gus, an autistic 13-year-old who loves to chat, Siri is more than a diversion.
AutisMate, created originally for the developer’s 10-year-old autisic brother, lets children with the disorder improve their social and communication skills.
Keeping autistic children safe near the water is a major issue as drowning is the leading cause of death for them.
The bill is sponsored by Rep. John Sabatina (D-Phila., third from left in photo).
Clinical Director for the AJ Drexel Autism Institure James Connell says it’s critical to bring the care to the community.
Some Temple University students are helping a Bucks County charity “piece” together a fundraiser to raise money for autism.
A federal judge has given a preliminary okay to a settlement that ensures that autistic children won’t be shuffled from school to school without parents being given advance notice.