Dan and Susan Burns worry about where their son will live and learn after they are gone. 23-year-old Benjamin Burns was diagnosed with Autism when he was three.
When a Fort Worth boy was diagnosed by doctors to have autism, his mother asked his school place him in a separate class. But the school’s experts didn’t find him to have the condition. The issue, experts say, is that autism is difficult to diagnose and may differ between doctors.
Tying a shoe lace. Buckling a seatbelt… Looking into the eyes of a mother and father… And recognizing them.
Hundreds of parents and teachers packed the Hurst Conference Center Wednesday with one thing in common: Autism.
Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million children.
At the Fowler home in Forth Worth, 5-year-old William and his little sister Margaret are getting ready for snack time. It’s part of their daily routine in the late afternoons.