Autism

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Non-Profit Tennis Program Helping Children With Autism

The U.S. Open aired on CBS 11 Friday, just one day before a non-profit tennis program is set to get special needs kids on the court. The group called “ACEing Autism” will hold tennis classes in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–09/05/2014

Autism Treatment Center

Autism Treatment Center

The mission of the Autism Treatment Center is to assist people with autism and related disorders throughout their lives as they learn, play, work and live in the community.

05/28/2014

Autism Speaks Walk

TMS Hosting Autism Awareness Walk

Jesse Clark with Autism Speaks talks about an event coming to the Texas Motor Speedway that’s designed to raise awareness about autism and connect parents with vital resources.

10/10/2013

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Family Of Child With Autism Battling School Over GPS Device

An Arlington family says the school district will not allow a six-year-old with autism to take a life-saving device to school.

CBS 11–08/16/2013

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DFW Doctor On Induction & Autism, Sleep & Diet

Dr. Crystal Foster is back with a look at the latest health headlines, including a possible link between induction and autism, and how food can help or hurt your nightly sleep.

08/14/2013

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Stephanie’s Day Celebrates 10th Anniversary

CBS 11 and TXA 21 are proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Stephanie’s Day, a special event designed to help families of children with autism.

06/13/2013

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Rollerblading Across America For Autism

Brian Patrick is a man on a mission to raise awareness for autism, one mile at a time. He is rollerblading across the country to spread his message and educate others.

03/19/2013

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Students With Autism Lead Toward STEM Majors

A study has found that students with autism chose majors in science, technology, engineering and math — the so-called STEM majors — at higher rates than students without the condition.

02/05/2013

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Texans With Character: Emma’s House

Emma’s House in Irving provides a place for teens and young adults with developmental disabilities — too old for daycare — to have fun and receive supervision.

01/04/2013

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Study Links Increased Autism Risk With Air Pollution

Whether you’re in Dallas or Fort Worth, you’ve seen the haze. It’s worse in the summer and more noticeable when you’re looking at downtown buildings — but the dirty air may be more than an eyesore.

CBSDFW.COM–11/27/2012

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TTYM: Stephen A. Smith Said What?? And People Like Mike Vick

Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take.  The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]

10/26/2012

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Parents Win Insurance Fight For Autistic Son

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Hayden Neuman is talking, laughing and being a 7 year old. It’s far from where he was more than three years ago. “He was literally speechless,” says his mother Melissa Neuman […]

09/18/2012

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