Autism

Missing Autistic Teenager Found, Taken To HospitalPolice say they've located an 18-year-old woman with autism who went missing at around 4 pm.
Philadelphia Police Searching For Missing Autistic TeenagerPolice are looking for a teenage boy with autism who's been missing since Thursday morning.
Twins With Autism Building Up Their Wrapping Paper Business18-year-old Eddie Tuckerman is hard at work, creating new designs for his family's wrapping paper business. Their parents started the business for Eddie and his twin brother Mike. The boys have autism but they've always loved drawing.
"Sensory" Santas Help Kids With Autism Feel Joy, Not FearThe sights and sounds of the holiday season can be joyful, dazzling, and bright, but for children with Autism they can be downright terrifying.
Families With Autistic Children Get Special Visit With SantaThe Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support offered a sensory-friendly environment at Saint Joe's University for families to see Santa, without the mall hustle and bustle.
Latest US Estimate Suggests 1 In 45 Children Have AutismThe latest figure released Friday is one of three estimates that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gives for autism based on different surveys; the most rigorous one gives a lower estimate of 1 in 68 children.
Autism Program Teacher Accused Of Assaulting 6-Year-Old StudentAn autism program teacher has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a six-year-old student, police say.
Sesame Workshop's Muppets Get New Friend With AutismThere's a newcomer on the Sesame Street block, a preschooler with autism named Julia.
A Prom For Autistic TeensA high schooler with an autistic sister organized a prom for her sister and other autistic teens and it was a huge success.
Study: Pets Could Help Lower Social Anxiety In Children With AutismResearchers from Purdue University found that when children with autism were exposed to companion animals, their stress levels dropped.
South Philly Child Battles Autism, Brings Community Together With Dragon DrawingsAn autistic boy from South Philadelphia is uniting his neighborhood through his love of drawing dragons, while also helping raise awareness about Autism.
Autistic Children And Their Families Participate In Scavenger Hunt At The ZooAutism Speaks and Hersha Hospitality Management, or HHM a hospitality investment firm, hosted area families of autistic children at the zoo.

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