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Autism study taking place in Maine

One of the largest studies of autism of its kind is taking place, in part, right here in Maine.<p>Tap here to learn more.

Maine

Riegel: Baton Rouge business community should be interested in helping autistic adolescents transition into adulthood

Like many parents whose children were being diagnosed in the early 2000s with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Steve and Sharon Whitlow did everything they …

'He has the same right to an education as every other child' - Jack (12) who has autism facing home-tuition because there are no school places

Jack Cullen is due to start second level this September and needs to attend a school with am ASD unit or a class for children with special needs.<p>His …

Education

What happens to my disabled son when I die?

<b>Mark Neary has a recurring nightmare.</b><p><b>He dreams that six months after his own death, his son Steven - who has autism and learning disabilities - will end up in a residential unit like the one in which he was once illegally held.</b><p>In 2010, a human rights court case ruled that Steven’s detention in the …

Autism

Why My Heart Broke When a Mom in Target Apologized to Me

To the mom who apologized to me for her son’s behavior at Target: Don’t.<p>Don’t ever apologize to anyone about your kids, especially when your kids are …

How six months of unpredictability proved 'life changing' for one teen with autism

Children with autism require order and routine in their lives, right? A Sydney father says taking his 14-year-old son on a six-month African …

Autism

‘I’m not bad, I’m not ill, I’m autistic’: Woman's relief on being finally diagnosed at 42

SINGAPORE: For over 40 years, Dr Dawn-joy Leong struggled to come to terms with some of her eccentricities and social awkwardness.<p>She had always …

Autism

Boy's rare condition means he eats plastic, cardboard, paper and Playdoh as mum hopes US therapy will help him stop

The parents of a boy with autism who eats plastic and cardboard are planning a trip to America to try out a new therapy.<p>Four-year-old Marco Slawycz …

Autism

Anonymous $200,000 gift made to UNLV autism center

Medical School

Study suggests autistic people are at greater risk of being radicalized

Terror recruits often seem to come from vulnerable backgrounds. But new research suggests that those with traits of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) …

Terrorism

Boy, Cop Share Special Moment on Subway, Viral Photo Shows

A photo capturing a special moment between a young boy and an NYPD officer on the subway has New Yorkers' hearts melting.<p>The sweet image posted to …

Policing

Amber Alert issued for teen with autism after car stolen

An Amber Alert was issued early Friday morning after a car was stolen from a Jack in the Box parking lot in Paramount while a teenage boy with autism …

Amber Alerts

The women who don’t know they’re autistic

Let’s call her Sophie. The description we’ll give could be that of any woman who is on the autistic spectrum without knowing it. Because they’re …

Autism

11 Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Children With Special Needs

It takes a lot of preparation to create a seamless transition.<p>Back-to-school time is always a project, and that goes double when you have a child (or …

Parenting

Autism-friendly cafe opening in Riverwest

In Dining<p>Autism-friendly cafe opening in Riverwest<p>Published July 19, 2017 at 5:20 p.m.<p>Nic and Nicole Quiles plan to open Milwaukee's first …

Autistic boy told to stay off school for sports day to avoid 'causing a scene'

A furious dad says he was asked to keep his autistic son off school for sports day - to avoid him ‘causing a scene’.<p>Mark Birchall, 28, said a …

Autism

Watch the Trailer for Netflix's Heartwarming Family Comedy Atypical

Netflix just released the trailer for <i>Atypical</i>, its upcoming comedy series about a teenager who's on the autism spectrum and his family, and it looks …

Netflix

Boy with autism surprised with ticket to see Paul McCartney

Brian Lowe Guillen couldn’t believe his eyes when his family surprised him with tickets to see his idol, Sir Paul McCartney, in Oklahoma.<p>The …

Paul McCartney

Strangers send cards after autistic boy is stood up at birthday party

A mother’s plea for cards to celebrate her autistic son’s upcoming birthday after nobody showed up to last year’s party has gone viral. Lisa Jackson, who created the Ben’s 11th Birthday Bonanza #BensBirthdayEver Facebook group, shared her son’s heartbreak in July 9 post.<p>“This is Ben, my son, he is …

Autism

Tourette's With Pets, A Young Woman Shares What It's Like Living With Tourette's Syndrome

Tourette’s With Pets, A Young Woman Shares What It’s Like Living With Tourette’s Syndrome<p>by Lori Dorn at on<p>In the video series “Tourette’s With …

Autism

Autistic Teen Donates Toys, Crayons And Books To Children With Cancer — Carbonated.TV

Open this storyin Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with<p>Apple News. It may also be available on the publisher's …

Coming Soon! Our Awesomism Journey!

As many of you may or may not know, Mark, Peyton and I are getting ready to head out on a year long adventure! We are really getting excited! My …

People With Autism Are Better at Avoiding Sneaky Marketing Tricks

A secret superpower.<p>A new study on decision-making in people with autism spectrum conditions has found that they are more consistent in their choices …

Behavior

Why model autism programs are rare in public schools | Spectrum | Autism Research News

The Expert:<p>John McLaughlin<p><b>Director of research and analytics</b>, ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy, and Education<p>There’s no single way to teach …

Education

Possible link between exposure to lead and autism in children needs exploring

Over the years, I’ve kept my eye on research that throws light on the cause of autism . In a new study, scientists say being exposed to lead while in …

Autism

Engage Behavioral Health Offering Complimentary Capitol Tour to Children with Autism

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Engage Behavioral Health, a leading healthcare organization offering unique Applied Behavior …

Regional autism rates point to impact of awareness, training | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Children’s odds of getting an autism diagnosis depend on where they live in the United States, according to a new study1. The variation persists …

Autism

OPINION | Autism support takes back seat to ideology

When the going gets tough, Gov. Susana Martinez and her administration do not hesitate to put the profits of big corporations ahead of vulnerable New …

Autism