Cases of autism have soared in recent years: one in every 88 children is diagnosed with the disorder. Now, a groundbreaking clinical trial will test whether a child’s own stem cells – the building blocks of the body – might help.
Many little girls dream of cheerleading for their favorite professional sports team one day, but for one New Jersey girl, her wish has already come true. Jadyn Waiser, who is autistic, was the first special needs member of the Jets Junior Flight Crew, the kids version of the team’s cheerleaders.
Consider this: the number of men who have children after the age of 40 has increased by more than 30 percent in the last 30 years. And in the last six years the rate of autism has doubled. Now, scientists are saying this is no coincidence.
For any parent of a child with autism, hope can be found in a red-haired freckle-faced girl named Rebecca Singer from Tenafly, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.
For a club that often can’t get out of its own way, they’ve done a couple of good things the past few seasons. And they’re totally unrelated to each other.
Yes, the Mets are examining the possibility of selling tickets for a designated “quiet” section. The Amazin’s posed the question to their fans in an email survey Wednesday.
After going off on a rant about why this is such a bad idea, Craig heard from the Mets, who offered an explanation as to why they are mulling over the decision.
Stu Chaifetz decided to place a hidden microphone on his son, Akian, back in February. He recorded more than six hours of audio and said he was stunned by what he heard.
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.