The Centers for Disease Control now estimates that one in 88 children in the US have autism. Fifteen-year-old Michael Susens is one of them, diagnosed when he was just two years old.
Buildings across North Texas, and all around the globe, are basking in blue on Monday as part of World Autism Awareness Day.
ew numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show a significant jump in children with autism.
When a child in the family has autism, parents often devote extra time and finances to ensure the best possible outcomes for the child’s future.
An Allen couple suspected a caretaker was abusing their autistic son. But they had trouble convincing operators of the group home where he was living, as well as state authorities.
Dr. Crystal Foster joins CBS 11 News to talk about a new statin drug warning from the FDA, a new study on autism, and the trend of eating two breakfasts.
One in 110. That is the estimated number of children who have Autism in the United States. A new report is raising concerns about the time it takes to diagnose the development disorder in minority children, sometimes up to one and a half years longer.
Early diagnosis is considered key for autism, but minority children tend to be diagnosed later than white children. Some new work is beginning to try to uncover why — and to raise awareness of the warning signs so more parents know they can seek help even for a toddler.
The proposed revisions – which are “90 percent complete” – would dramatically change the current diagnostic criteria for an autism spectrum disorder.
A 28-year-old Dallas man says he’s afraid to leave his apartment, and his mother says a trip to a grocery store started a downward spiral.
Going back to school can be awkward for any child, but the parents of special needs children are particularly aware of that discomfort.
Six-year-old Andy Barrow loves to read, but his older brother Alex would rather play. One thing the two brothers from Cleburne have in common, however, is autism.