Plano Police Look To Make Traffic Stops For Autistic Adults EasierMaking adults with autism safer during a traffic stop was the goal of a Plano Police Department training session Saturday morning.
Michigan Says Autism & Arthritis Now Treatable By Medical MarijuanaMichigan has added several medical conditions to the state's list of ailments which qualify for a medical marijuana prescription. The list now includes arthritis, autism, chronic pain and more.
Autistic UNT Student Creates Card For Police To Accommodate Special Needs StudentsA local college student is finding a way to build better communication between students with special needs and police.
Body Of Missing Boy With Autism Found In Kaufman CountyAn 11-hour search for a missing 6-year-old boy with autism ended early Monday morning when a dive team pulled his body out of a pond near the family's home in Kaufman County.
Autistic Teen Delivers Inspiring Graduation Speech In PlanoA Plano teenager's six-minute graduation speech has reached hundreds of thousands of people and has made a huge impact on the community.
Cops Save Autistic Teen's Birthday When Only 3 People Show UpFirst responders in Arkansas made a different kind rescue recently as they saved an autistic teen's birthday party after his friends didn't show up.
Hormone Linked To Autism May Provide New Test And TreatmentA test and possible treatment for autism may be on the horizon after a new study finds a link between the disorder and one particular hormone in the human body.
CDC: Autism May Be More Common Than Previously ThoughtAbout 1 in 59 children in the United States live with autism spectrum disorder, according to a report published today by the Centers for Disease Control.
Boy With Autism Builds World's Largest LEGO Titanic ReplicaThe world's largest LEGO replica of the doomed Titanic liner was built in 700 hours over 11 months -- by a 10-year-old boy from Reykjavik who is on the autism spectrum.
DISD's Plan To Combat 'Summer Slide' Adds Resources For Autistic StudentsEducators say it is critical that parents have a summer plan that doesn't include hours spent in front of the TV or on technology-- and that's especially true for those students still learning social skills.
Kansas City Royals Sign First Professional Ball Player With AutismTarik El-Abour is not an MLB player yet, but his signing by the Royals marks a historic first for the national pastime. El-Abour is believed to be the first pro baseball player on the autism spectrum.
FDA Didn't Issue New Statement On Vaccines And AutismVaccines do not cause autism and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration did not make any new statement this week about the long-debunked claim.