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.
North Texas Law Enforcement Officers Learning To Understand AutismLaw enforcement officers from North Texas agencies attended a training course on Tuesday in Dallas. The motivation behind this course was to help the officers better understand autism.