autism

Plane passenger's kindness toward boy with autism makes for viral Facebook post

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A woman's post about her son's first plane ride experience is getting a lot of attention online thanks to a generous passenger.Read more

Autistic boy gets 'most likely to get lost in a crowd' award from teachers

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A Massachusetts mother is angry that her autistic son's sixth grade teacher gave him an award for "Most Likely to Get Lost in a Crowd." Read more

Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' inspires autistic boy to sing

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An Atlanta rapper's take on country music has inspired a mostly nonverbal autistic boy in Minnesota to sing.Read more


Father of boy with autism 'blindsided' by 'most annoying' award given by teacher

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A father in northwest Indiana said he was "blindsided" when his son, who has autism, was given a "most annoying male" award at a school luncheon.Read more

IMAX downtown offering sensory-friendly screenings

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On June 22 at 10 a.m. moviegoers can see PANDAS and on July 13 at 10 a.m., SUPERPOWER DOGS.Read more

NBC report finds parents are poisoning their children with bleach to 'cure' autism

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Among the most dangerous "cures" proposed is using chlorine dioxide.Read more

'I'm not hiding': First openly autistic lawyer in Florida shares message of inclusion

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The first openly autistic person to practice law in Florida is sharing a message of inclusion.Read more

In 'lawless' world of service dogs, many families suffer

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The service dog industry — particularly in the field of "psychiatric" service dogs for people with autism and post-traumatic stress disorder — has exploded in recent...Read more

Damar Services to offer free screenings for autism

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Psychologists and board certified behavioral analysts will provide screenings at Damar's Avon location.Read more


Arizona woman charged with killing 2 autistic grandchildren

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An Arizona woman who may have become overwhelmed caring for her twin 8-year-old autistic grandsons told authorities she fatally shot the boys before attempting suicide,...Read more

Police officer visits home after boy with autism calls 911 for lost teddy bear

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When 12-year-old Ryan Paul lost his favorite teddy bear, Freddy, while playing in his room, he called in the authorities to help him him find it.Read more