One difficult topic on the agenda is sex education for those on the Autism spectrum.
The number of people being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders is on the rise, and while there are many different types, a new book looks at one of the best-known from the inside.
Sunday was a busy day at the sports complex in South Philly. In addition to the Flyers game, both the Phillies and Eagles hosted thousands of people for two separate charity events.
PhillyHealthWatch’s Tiffany Bucciarelli interviews SPIN about the 5K Run/Walk “SPIN Possibilities in the Park 5K.”
April is being observed as National Autism Awareness Month, and the contributing editor for a new book on the subject says there are still many misconceptions–even among parents–about the autism spectrum.
The new report from the Centers for Disease Control says autism cases are on the rise, largely because of wider screenings and better diagnosis.
A South Jersey non-profit is offering a series of hands-on workshops over the next few months to highlight assistive technology.
There’s very interesting information from the American Journal of Psychiatry which suggests that changes in brain development as early as six months of age can help predict if children are going to develop autism as they get older.
The Green Tree School in Germantown is partnering with a local diner to educate area restaurants on how to serve children with special needs.
A therapy dog that works with autistic kids is retiring from his weekly visits to a Berwyn school. On Tuesday, a party was thrown for the golden retriever a day before his 11th birthday.
How do you draw the line between unusual and abnormal? This is what an expert panel of psychiatrists are dealing with when it comes to autism, a condition which now effects one in 100 people.
Police in Bensalem are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing autistic child.
Sen. Casey says the point of the roundtable was to learn about autism so he can help when it comes to authoring legislation to help those families.
In their research, the scientists found autism is far more common in low birth weight babies in the general population.
The 1,500 free Lojack Safetynet bracelets will available for a half a year with no financial obligation to Philadelphians who have cognitive conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, autism, or Down syndrome.