Major Discovery Could Lead To Earlier Treatment For Autism, Researchers FindCurrent guidelines recommend screenings at 18 and 24 months.
St. Joe's Opens First-Of-Its-Kind 'Autism Break Room' In Basketball ArenaIt features sensory-friendly items, such as color-changing mats, stress balls, bean bag chairs and noise-cancelling headphones.
Autism Prevalence Now 1 In 40 US Kids, Study EstimatesA survey of parents across the United States estimates that one in 40 children has autism spectrum disorder, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
Annual Autism Speaks Walk Held At Citizens Bank ParkStephanie Stahl was one of the emcees at the event.
Video Shows Autistic Child Dragged Through School Hallway By Teacher And NurseJo Grayson said she was alarmed when her son, Thatcher, came home from his middle school covered in cuts and bruises.
Michigan Says Autism And Arthritis Now Treatable By Medical MarijuanaMichigan has added several medical conditions to the state's list of ailments which qualify for a medical marijuana prescription.
'Be Unexpected' Autistic Teen Shares Powerful Message In Graduation SpeechA Texas teen had a powerful message he wanted to share with his classmates before leaving Plano Senior High.
Cops Save Autistic Teen's Birthday When Only 3 People Show UpFirst responders in Arkansas made a different kind rescue recently as they saved an autistic teen's birthday party after his friends didn't show up.
New Jersey Gym Offering Sensory-Safe Space For Children With Autism, Special NeedsThe newly opened "We Rock the Spectrum" gym in Audubon, New Jersey aims to be a sensory-safe space for children with autism and special needs.
Hormone Linked To Autism May Provide New Test And TreatmentA test and possible treatment for autism may be on the horizon after a new study finds a link between the disorder and one particular hormone in the human body.
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.