Grandparents Of Child With Autism Donate Mobile Sensory Stations To Long Island Hospital: 'Knowing This Could Calm Him And Other Children Is A Godsend'Eight-year-old Louis Abando, of Seaford, lives with autism spectrum disorder. A recent visit to the hospital, the chaotic and loud emergency room, was enough to trigger acute anxiety.
Hundreds Participate In Walk For Autism In QueensOrganizers say they wanted to support parents struggling during the pandemic and raise awareness about autism.
Pressure Put On New Jersey To Open Day Programs For People With Intellectual And Developmental DisabilitiesThe programs have been closed for more than a year, causing many individuals to regress.
Father Jim Worth And Ben Hack, Who Lives With Autism, Share Special Bond Over Music And More: 'It Thrills Me'A man with autism was devastated when he could no longer attend church.
Jersey City Raises Blue Flag Over City Hall To Mark Start Of Autism Awareness MonthApril is Autism Awareness Month, which gives those on the spectrum and their families a chance to celebrate their differences.
'I've Never Seen Anything Like It': Boy On Autism Spectrum Gets Life-Changing Christmas GiftThe 120-pound Rhodesian Ridgeback named Moose came wrapped with love Christmas morning at the England family's home in Ridgewood.
Demanding Answers, Getting Action: Following CBS2 Report, Kristin Bruan Gets Daughter Seated In City's Learning Bridges ProgramAs New York City schools operate remotely, some say a city day care program is turning away students with special needs.
Parents Of Special Needs Students Say They Are Being Shut Out Of NYC's Learning Bridges ProgramAs New York City schools operate remotely, some parents say a city day care program is turning away students with special needs.
New Jersey Lawmakers Propose Option Of Putting Symbol On Driver's Licenses To Denote AutismThere is a push in New Jersey to allow people living with autism or a communication disability to voluntarily add a special marking to their driver's licenses.
Schools: The New Normal | Special Needs School Teaching Students New Routines To Safely Navigate Daily LifeSeveral special needs schools in our area welcomed students back inside Thursday for the first time since March.
Schools: The New Normal | Remote Learning Poses New Challenges For Parents Of Special Needs StudentsFor parents of children with special needs, back to school during the coronavirus pandemic brings an extra layer of anxiety when it comes to health and safety.
After 2 Years Of Waiting, N.J. Boy On Autism Spectrum Finally Gets His Service DogA New Jersey mother's appeal to get her son a service dog has been answered by strangers.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Executive Order Allowing In-Person Special Education Classes To ResumeIt's a welcome relief to many parents of disabled children, who say they cannot wait any longer for these vital services.
Coronavirus Update: Many Children With Autism Not Getting Classes, Services They Need During PandemicFor children with autism, a set schedule is key, and it's just not classroom time the kids are missing. Many are not getting the services they need.
Mom Wants Jail Time For Charter School Principal Accused Of Hitting 7-Year-Old Autistic Son With DoorThe mother of a 7-year-old who was allegedly assaulted at his Harlem school is finally speaking out.