New Jersey School Celebrates Autism Awareness Month With Bubbles A school in New Jersey used bubbles to bring awareness to autism.
Kansas City Royals Become First Team To Sign A Player With AutismTarik El-Abour is not a Major League Baseball player yet, but his signing by the Kansas City Royals marks a historic first for the national pastime.
New Autism Drug Being Tested On Children, Teens To Improve Social InteractionThere’s no drug yet to treat the core symptoms, but that could be changing.
Children With Autism Less Likely To Be Fully Vaccinated, Study FindsChildren with autism spectrum disorder are significantly less likely to be fully vaccinated than children unaffected by autism, new research finds. And the same is true of their younger sisters and brothers.
Father Forms Foundation Aimed At Providing Employment For Many With DisabilitiesThe nonprofit New Avenue Foundation helps folks with disabilities find employment, which often remains a stumbling block.
Researchers: Blood And Urine Test For Autism Could Enable Earlier DiagnosisThe tests look for damage to certain proteins, shown to be higher in children with autism spectrum disorders.
Taking Strides For Autism: Thousands Participate In 10th Annual Run-Walk In Sea IsleA decade has gone by since the creation of this event, and it has gone from 600 people to now upwards of 3,000.
Mom Spurs Marijuana-Autism Study In PhiladelphiaErica Daniels was nearly at wit's end in trying to find ways to ease her son Leo's autism symptoms. And then, she came upon marijuana.
Job Placement Program Empowering Adults With AutismA job placement program that started at Delmarva is now expanding and its empowering adults with autism.
Town Hall Educates Judges, Lawyers On Autism For Family Court CasesMontgomery County Judge Kelly Wall says over the last several years they've seen increased incident numbers of children on the spectrum coming into court on custody related cases.
Research: Genetics Play Vital Role In AutismNew research says a person's likelihood of having autism is largely based on their inherited genes.
Study Casts Doubt On Music Therapy For Kids With AutismIn improvisational music therapy, trained music therapists usually sing or play music with children, attuned and adapted to the child's focus of attention.