April is Autism Awareness Month. Officials say the disorder is now diagnosed in 1 in every 68 children making it the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S.
Michael Marino, son of star quarterback Dan Marino is on the autism spectrum. He joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about how autism doesn’t have to hold people back and what the Dan Marino Foundation does for those on the spectrum.
New research points to autism being set in motion even before birth.
Autism Speaks is asking everyone to Light It Up Blue to raise awareness for Autism.
Do you or someone you know have special needs?
Pittsburgh is a leader in making its performing arts accessible for people with disabilities — whether it’s a physical impairment, visual impairment, hearing impairment or a developmental disability.
The attorney of a man charged with stabbing and killing his grandmother raises questions about how the mental health system handled the case.
A former T-ball coach wants a judge to grant him a new trial or let him appeal his conviction to Superior Court on charges that he offered a player $25 to bean a 9-year-old autistic teammate.
The hit Broadway musical “The Lion King” is currently playing at the Benedum Center.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Dr Marilyn Hoyson, an autism expert and head of The Watson Institute, about how a special presentation of Disney’s Lion King musical will be safe for autistic children.
Could air pollution be the cause of autism?
The State Department of Public Welfare is trying to make it easier for parents whose children suffer from autism to get help.
Niko Stevens loves playing with his big brother, Shawn. Niko is 3. He is autistic and doesn’t speak.
Can where you live have an effect on if you have a child born with autism. The Center for disease control says that 1 out of 88 kids are affected with ASD (autism Spectrum Disorder) which is why The University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health and Dr. Evelyn Talbot are performing a study to find out if the environment and peoples surroundings is a precursor to Autism.
Tuesday, April 2, is World Autism Day. It’s a day of support for those whose loved ones lack the ability to communicate, or process thoughts, in a normal manner – family members with autism.
Dimitri Rivera, 12, has autism. His mother saw signs when he was just 2-years-old.