Dylan Miller, 18, says Autism means his brain works extra hard to learn new things, but apparently it works well enough. WBBM’s John Cody reports.
A 14-year-old boy with autism was found stabbed to death inside an apartment in west suburban River Grove on Sunday.
April is autism awareness month. CBS 2′s Susan Carlson takes a closer look at how one Chicago-area woman turned her son’s diagnosis into a life-saving mission helping hundreds of other families.
A new study indicates autism is much more widespread than previously thought. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says 1 in every 50 school age kids has autism—that is about 1 million children nationwide.
A Downers Grove teenager with autism and a fear of fires was able to overcome those difficulties to warn his mother about a fire in their home over the weekend.
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 […]
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing teenage boy who has autism.
Illinois firefighters and paramedics may soon know how to better help autistic people during emergencies.
A new study out today raises some serious concerns about unborn babies and the potential for autism.
About 10 people marched with the family of 15-year-old Stephon Watts Saturday, demanding sanctions against the Calumet City police officers who shot the autistic teen to death.
More than 700 people attended a funeral service in Dolton for the 15-year-old boy with autism who was shot to death February first by Calumet City Police.
Bears linebacker J.T. Thomas has driven to Indianapolis with a teenaged friend to see Sunday’s Super Bowl.
Relatives and friends of a 15-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed by police officers on Wednesday were voicing their outrage by staging a protest outside of the police station Thursday night.
If you feel your preschooler might have autism, follow your gut and get your child tested. A mother, along with an award winning teacher, both say that early intervention makes all the difference.
One hundred fifty patients diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorders between the ages of 5 and 21 will be taking part in clinical trials across the country, including in Chicago.
A 27-year-old man with autism is missing from his Englewood neighborhood home again, after vanishing twice before in recent months.
The story of autism hits home for a downstate lawmaker who is a parent of a child who suffers from the disorder.
A 26-year-old autistic man has now been missing from his home near Sherman Park for seven months, police said.
Children with autism can experience something new this winter – camping.
A magazine salesman from Chicago will spend more than a year in jail for allegedly raping an autistic woman he met while going door to door in Arnold, Md.