Researchers from Purdue University found that when children with autism were exposed to companion animals, their stress levels dropped.
An autistic boy from South Philadelphia is uniting his neighborhood through his love of drawing dragons, while also helping raise awareness about Autism.
Autism Speaks and Hersha Hospitality Management, or HHM a hospitality investment firm, hosted area families of autistic children at the zoo.
During Autism Awareness Month, an East Mt. Airy couple is shining a light on how partnering with your public school can help create better services for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.
Police say the woman was taken to Macy’s, in center city, by the caregiver who went shopping. She was found dead the next day in sub-freezing weather.
Scientists found the MMR vaccine was not associated with an increased risk – even if the child’s siblings have autism.
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.
Philadelphia Police Officer Donates Dozens Of iPads To Help Non-Verbal Students Communicate In Class
On Thursday, a Philadelphia police officer gave five public schools a gift they could never have afforded on their own– iPads that will help non-verbal students communicate in class.
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.
With The Holidays Approaching, Now Is The Time To Get Ready For Travel If You Have A Child With Special Needs
Holidays with family can be dicey under the best of circumstances, but when you’re expecting guests with special needs, some care must be taken.
For children like Gus, an autistic 13-year-old who loves to chat, Siri is more than a diversion.