'Autism Day' Proves To Be Big Hit At New Jersey's Six Flags Great AdventureIt was a day to remember at Six Flags Great Adventure on Thursday.
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.
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.
New Drug Offers Possible Treatment For Some Core Symptoms Of AutismAutism covers a broad range of symptoms and severity, which is why it is referred to as ASD, or Autism Spectrum Disorder. The core symptoms, however, are common across the board.
This 10-Year-Old Boy With Autism Singing 'Imagine' Will Leave You BreathlessCalum has been finding enjoyment in singing since the age of four, and his mother, Tupney Cull, says he even taught himself to play the drums at only 18-months.
Dad Becomes 'Beast' For Daughter with Autism Dressed As 'Belle' for HalloweenThis father's trick turned into quite the treat for his daughter who dressed as Belle from the beloved fairytale Beauty and the Beast for Halloween.
Healthy Brain Network Seeks Early Markers For Childhood Mental DisordersThe largest comprehensive study of children’s brains was under way this week right in New York.
Robot Helps Schoolchildren With Autism CopeThere is a new high-tech tool that helps kids with autism learn – in the form of a human-like robot.
Children With Autism Receive Special Visits With A Santa On The SpectrumThe sights and sounds of the holiday season can be overwhelming with kids for autism, but now one of Santa’s helpers in North Jersey happens to be on the spectrum himself.
Using Shakespeare To Help Children With AutismBritish actress Kelly Hunter developed the Hunter Heartbeat Method, drawing on the rhythm and repetition of lines from Shakespearean plays.
Letters Pour In After N.J. Boy With Autism Writes On Worksheet That He Has No FriendsA heartbreaking Facebook post has inspired people all over the globe, and a New Jersey father is thanking strangers for bringing a smile to his son’s face.
Stranger Saves Boy With Likely Autism After He's Found Alone On Subway PlatformA stranger is credited with saving a child who appeared fascinated by trains, after police say the young boy managed to make it to a subway station alone.