In the speech, which took him three hours to write, Christian Ranieri talks about his struggles with autism and tries explaining to the board that he felt he was wrongfully disciplined and suspended from school because of his disability.
The search continues for a 14-year-old autistic boy who has not been seen since he left his Long Island City, Queens school Friday.
The Grammy award winner said the lessons are not just for autistic children and that we can all learn from the theory of social thinking.
The Theatre Development Fund has announced a new roster of Broadway performances for the 2013-14 season – specifically geared toward people with autism.
An autistic teen managed to escape the grounds of a special needs school and was found riding a tricycle in the middle of Saw Mill River Road.
Maria Cepparo’s children, a 13-year-old son, who is autistic, an 8-year-old boy and 6-year-old twin daughters, were left in the car with no heat and the doors unlocked.
Pamela Efraimov, 39, walked out of court in Hempstead Tuesday without having to post bail. She is accused of stealing more than $200,000 and faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted.
An unusual and wonderful development for one Yonkers mother has led to her to try and seek out other mothers who need the help she didn’t have.
The Centers for Disease Control estimates one in 88 people are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders.
It was a school bus shocker in Manhattan. A special needs student was locked on his bus for hours. By the time he was found, he was so cold, school officials called 911.
Garth is joining representatives from Lindt and Autism Speaks to officially open the bidding of the Lindt Gold Bunny Celebrity Auction in New York on Tuesday.
For families coping with autism, life is a little bit easier because of 17-year-old Nick Lombardi from Ardsley, and it all stems from his own experiences with his younger brother.
A groundbreaking decision came today from the U.S. Department of Education. It said that schools have to include students with disabilities in their sports programs, or at least provide equal alternatives.
It is the story of Nicholas Grippo, a Long Island special needs student, who became a local hoops hero after hitting a buzzer beater.
An autism rights group this weekend urged people not to stigmatize those with the disorder in the wake of revelations that Newtown, Conn., elementary school gunman had Asperger’s syndrome.