New York High School Holds Heartwarming 'Silent Graduation' So Student With Autism Can Receive DiplomaJack Higgins was graduating from Carmel High School. He spent eight years in the school’s specialized PACE program to get to that day however, Jack can become overstimulated by loud noises
Eating Processed Foods While Pregnant Linked To Autism, Study SaysAccording to researchers from the University of Central Florida, high levels of propionic acid (PPA) can have a negative effect on the nervous system of a still-developing fetus.
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.