Organizations Teaming Up To Build Sensory Room At Pittsburgh International AirportA sensory room will be built at Pittsburgh International Airport by the end of the year to make the travel experience easier on people with sensory processing issues such as autism.
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.
NBA Teams Creating Sensory Rooms For Fans With AutismNBA teams are creating "sensory rooms," which are designed for children with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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.
Child With Autism Dropped Off At Wrong Bus StopThose "first-day-of-school jitters" turned into full blown panic for a McKees Rocks family when their child went missing after he was dropped off at the wrong bus stop.
Adults With Autism Making Difference, Building Confidence Through Pittverse MagazineA magazine in Pittsburgh is helping adults with autism make a difference and allowing them to build confidence and self-esteem.
12-Year-Old Boy With Autism Conquers Fears At KennywoodHe is a boy with autism – once afraid of heights, noise and fast-moving things – but he conquered those fears by riding on roller coasters at Kennywood.
Toys Created For Kids With Autism, ADHD Become Latest CrazeThis year's hot new toy is a gyrating plastic plaything called the Fidget Spinner. They're spinning off the shelves of stores nationwide.
Wesley Spectrum To Benefit From Panera Bread's Pieces Of Hope Cookie CampaignWesley Spectrum is a local organization that helps children and families in the Pittsburgh area. They assist with education, behavioral health and autism and Panera Bread has selected Wesley Spectrum to benefit from their “Pieces of Hope” cookie campaign.
Muppet With Autism To Be Welcomed Soon On 'Sesame Street'Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted.
Actor Robert De Niro Concerned With Dangers Of Mercury In VaccinesRobert De Niro joined the "KDKA Morning News" to discuss his most important role, a concerned father.
Family’s Impressive Holiday Light Display Raises Funds To Help Kids With AutismThere are some really amazing holiday lights in neighborhoods throughout the area.