Chicago Native Bikes Across America For Autism AwarenessA Chicago native and college basketball player is now biking his way across America to raise money and awareness about those with intellectual disabilities.
Hockey Used As Medicine For AutismHockey is more than just a game for one collegiate player. Stepping out on the ice is just the right medicine to help 21-year-old Walker Aurand live life to the fullest, despite having autism.
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.
Autism Speaks Walk To Enhance The Lives Of Those On The SpectrumThe goal of the Chicago Autism Speaks Walk is to raise money and enhance the lives of people living on the spectrum and fund autism research.
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 ThoughtAutism is a neurological and developmental disorder characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, and speech and nonverbal communication.
Mom Of Bullied Teen Says School Didn't Help"I pray going forward that they would take these matters more seriously."
New Bill Pushes For Crisis Intervention Training For Paramedics, PoliceA disability rights group wants trained paramedics, not police, to handle 911 calls involving with people with autism or psychiatric disorders.
Courses Prepare Drivers With Autism For Traffic StopsThe program aims to teach young people with autism how to interact with police during traffic stops.
Sheriff's Office, Teaching Hospital Provide Training For Autistic Drivers, CopsGetting pulled over can be a stressful situation for anyone, but even more so for some drivers with autism.
Parents Say School Allowed 2 Children With Autism To Wander AwayCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports on an incident Chicago Public Schools calls "unacceptable."
The Hottest Toy Can Also Help Children With Learning Issues ConcentrateFidget Spinners are the hottest toy on the market right now, but they could also be helping students with learning issues concentrate.
Parents Recreate Closed Blockbuster Store For Autistic SonWhen an autistic Texas man's favorite video store closed, his parents surprised him by bringing part of it home.
Evanston Non-Profit Organization Helps Those With Autism Transition To IndependenceApril is Autism Awareness Month and the Center for Independent Futures has been helping individuals with disabilities transition to independence for 15 years.
A Muppet With Autism To Be Welcomed Soon On 'Sesame Street'Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted - this time by adding a new friend Julia who has Autism.