Mom: Autistic Boy's Wandering Met With Punishment From School Despite Federal LawThe mother of a Long Island boy with autism is livid after she says a school employee yelled at her son after he wandered out of school.
Rate Of 4-Year-Olds With Autism On The Rise In New Jersey, CDC Study FindsNew Jersey has the highest autism rate in the country at one in 35 children. The national rate is one in 59 kids.
Advocates Push Warning Signs, Younger Screening For AutismA major advocacy group is launching a new awareness campaign to try to help children get diagnosed earlier for the best future possible.
Autism Awareness Day Aimed At Lowering Age Of DiagnosisThis coming Tuesday marks World Autism Awareness Day. People around the world will wear blue in hopes of raising awareness and acceptance.
Group Of Young 'Superheroes' Help Give 5-Year-Old With Autism A Birthday He'll Never ForgetWhen police are trying to find you, it's normally not a good thing. But in South Brunswick, they tracked down a group of kids they're calling superheroes.
Man Charged With Assault After Allegedly Punching 8-Year-Old Boy With Autism On SubwayPolice said the boy was on board the 3 train with his mother, when a man suddenly walked up and punched him in the back of the head.
Major New Study Finds No Link Between Vaccines And AutismThe study looked at all the children born in Denmark over more than a decade.
Missing Autistic Teen Found Safe In Brooklyn Subway Station13-year-old Alexandra Zablan disappeared Saturday afternoon while shopping with her parents at a Whole Foods store.
Child With Autism Reunited With Family After Day-Long Search In New JerseyMichele Cortes has been found safe after officials in Passaic launched an all-night search for the missing 12-year-old.
Teddy Returns! Austism Awareness Bear Back At N.J. Diner After Being StolenThe bear has been returned to Allwood Diner in Clifton. Surveillance video showed the bearnapper walk into the diner and then back run out, carrying the large stuffed animal.
‘Fight 4 Autism’ Throwing Free Concert To Benefit Local Families Living With DisorderYou can rock out for a good cause this weekend at a free concert benefiting Fight 4 Autism, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families living with autism.
HealthWatch: Baby Teeth Said To Hold Key To Emergence Of Autism Later In LifeIt's an amazing discovery that could lead to a way to predict which children will develop autism. Believe it or not, it's by analyzing baby teeth.
HealthWatch: Mother Says Marijuana Helped To Treat Her Autistic Son“I'm sitting at my wit's end crying, not knowing what I can do for my son,” Jamie Kropp said.
Michigan Says Autism And Arthritis Now Treatable By Medical MarijuanaMichigan has added several medical conditions to the state's list of ailments which qualify for a medical marijuana prescription.
Cops Save Autistic Teen's Birthday When Only 3 People Show UpFirst responders in Arkansas made a different kind rescue recently as they saved an autistic teen's birthday party after his friends didn't show up.