Gray Skies, Soaking Rain Can't Stop Costumed Participants At Annual Halloween Run For AutismThe 5K event raises money and awareness for people with autism and developmental disabilities.
Luv Michael, Nonprofit Granola Company Which Employs Autistic Workers, Expanding Into ManhattanWhen it comes to this kitchen, there could never be too many chefs.
Mom's Facebook Post Goes Viral, Encourages Children With Autism To Use Blue Trick-Or-Treat Buckets On HalloweenOmairis Taylor’s Facebook post has already been shared over 124,000 times since Sunday.
Mother Says Son With Autism And His Father Were Kicked Off Bus After Boy Threw UpThe Nyack woman says her son's dad offered to clean up the mess, but the bus driver refused the help and instead got angry, started to yell and kicked them off.
NYC School Bus Drops Autistic 5-Year-Old Off At Wrong School, Officials Just Marked Him 'Absent'"They said no he didn’t show up they have him marked as absent. I said absent? He was on the bus this morning,” the boy's father, Peter Hionas said.
Missing Long Island Teen With Autism Found SafeDetails on where he was found were not immediately available.
Semi-Verbal Teen With Autism Missing On Long IslandThe Nassau County Police Department’s First Precinct says 17-year-old Isaiah Farrow went missing around 4 p.m.
Non-Profit Holds Day Of Surfing For Kids With Special NeedsThe surf was up Wednesday for some kids on Long Island. An outing was held for special needs children and they took to the waves like pros.
Queens Family Demands Answers After Autistic Teen Wanders Away From School, Found In ManhattanThe girl ended up at a bus stop on the corner of Broadway and West 57th in Manhattan – nearly 13 miles from where she was last seen in Fresh Meadows
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.