Experts Offer Advice For Teaching Kids About Students With AutismWith back to school just around the corner, this is a good time to start talking to your kids about appropriate ways to interact with students who are on the spectrum.
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.
Kidsburgh: School Helps Children With High-Functioning AutismOne in 59 kids is on the autism spectrum, a number that's increased tenfold in the last 40 years. This has led to a need for schools to teach autistic children, especially those who are high-functioning.
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.
'We Just Wanted To Do Something": Community Comes Together On Social Media, Raises Money To Replace Boy's Stolen BikeThe Brighton Heights community came together to help a young boy who recently had his bicycle stolen.
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.