In this edition of Eye On New York, CBS 2′s Dr Max Gomez tells parents everything that they need to know about childhood autism.
The Spectrum Designs Foundation, which gives employment to those diagnosed with autism, has touched the heart of Justin Abrams. The 23-year-old Dix Hills resident told WCBS 880′s Sophia Hall that he plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.
New CDC figures place 1 in 88 kids on the autism spectrum. It aflicts 1 in every 54 boys.
The grandfather of 6-year-old Sean Feldt was nearly brought to tears as he told of how his grandson, the love of his life, was left strapped in a car seat in the back of a mini school bus, by himself, for at least 15 minutes in the bus depot.
Many experts think the current criteria are too vague and that has led to the recent sharp increases in the rate of diagnoses.
Paul Halvatzis, 52, of Flushing, will be facing a razor this Friday at the Redken Saloon Salon in Astoria to shave the mustache he’s sported for the past 35 years.
According to detectives, the 12-year-old who suffers from autism was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
A Staten Island family was optimistic Thursday night that they will get long-awaited justice for their autistic son. They said a bus matron taunted and tormented him as he injured himself while in her care.
Gigi Jordan’s lawyers asked a judge to free her on the terms set for the former International Monetary Fund leader: $6 million in cash bail and bond, and home confinement under electronic monitoring and armed guard.
Getting a decent education for special needs children can be difficult and that’s why one New Jersey dad and his daughter are hitting the road.
CBS 2′s meteorologist John Elliott will kick off Caldwell College’s second annual 5K Run/Walk for Autism on April 16.
The Empire State Building will be bathed in blue tonight along with a thousand other buildings around the world to participate in the Autism Speaks’ Light It Up Blue campaign.
There was is outrage over what some are calling a squeeze play by the Department of Education. The city wants to put a charter school inside P.S. 32, and it could jeopardize a program for autistic students
A bus matron in the Bronx has been arrested by police after being accused of attacking a 12-year-old autistic student.
A Bronx woman is filing suit against New York City after, police say, her autistic son was sexually assaulted in a school bathroom by another student.