Naperville City Council Will Allow Demolition Of Historic Mansion Used By Little Friends Social Service GroupThe Naperville City Council on Wednesday ruled that it will allow the demolition of a historic mansion that houses a renowned social service organization.
Little Friends Organization Says It Needs To Move From Naperville Mansion, But Preservationists Worry About DemolitionA Naperville mansion houses a cherished organization that serves 1,000 adults and children – many with autism.
Elgin High School Holds Sensory Friendly Concert For Autism Awareness.Elgin High School held a sensory friendly concert for autism awareness.
Single Sperm Donor Linked To Numerous Children With Autism, Other DisabilitiesTwo boys were born through a sperm donor, both were diagnosed with autism, and their mother eventually went on to learn something shocking.
Head Of Champion Center For Autism In Oak Forest Charged With Falsely Billing Blue Cross For $3 MillionAs a result, Latrice Harrell received more than $1.6 million from the insurer between November 2015 and May 2018, prosecutors allege.
A Woman's Quest To Find A Specific Dress For A Child With Autism Brings Strangers TogetherOne person asked if she could try to re-create the dress herself. Another found two on eBay, although they were not the correct size. A few people said they owned the same exact dress in a size 12 – just slightly larger than the one Price was looking for.
Resource Fair Helps Parents Of Children With Special NeedsThe 8th annual Developmental Differences Resource Fair at DePaul College Prep featured more than 70 exhibitors Sunday.
Shedd Aquarium Expanding Sensory-Friendly Accessibility OfferingsChicago's Shedd Aquarium is expanding their accessibility offerings designed to assist guests with autism or sensory processing disorder.
Amazon Removes Books That Promoted An Autism 'Cure'The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says there is no cure for autism spectrum disorder, only medications that can help some function better. It also says there is no link between vaccines and autism.
Illinois Federal Worker Burning Through Savings To Pay For Medical Needs Of Son With AutismIf the partial government shutdown doesn't end Tuesday, some 800,000 federal workers will miss another paycheck on Friday, marking the second time federal workers have gone without pay since the shutdown began 32 days ago.
Missing Woman With Autism Found In Creek, Later Pronounced DeadA woman with autism who was reported missing Wednesday night has died, after she was found five hours later in a creek in southwest suburban Bristol, authorities said.
Autistic Child Wanders Away From Wheaton SchoolA mom from suburban Wheaton is demanding answers after her autistic toddler wandered out of his preschool and was picked up by a stranger.
Special Olympics Athlete From Bangladesh Still MissingPolice and Special Olympics officials are searching for a 22-year-old man with autism from Bangladesh.
Search Continues For Missing Special OlympianThe 22-year-old man with autism does not speak English. He was reported missing from the 100 block of East Delaware.
Michigan Says Autism And 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.