There is a Change.org petition going around on social media for a young man named Joseph. Joseph is autistic and his school, Marcy Elementary, has decided it was best to exclude him from the Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony. Joseph's aunt Denise started the petition to get her nephew included in the ceremony with everyone else.
April is Autism Awareness month! In honor of all the people worldwide that have or are affected by autism, buildings and homes across the world will showcase blue lights - including the famous Utica Tower landmark.
A family in Ontario, Canada is in shock after this anonymous hate letter was written about a young boy living with severe autism.
In interviews with CityNews, Karla Begley said her son Max, 13, stays with his grandmother in the morning during the summertime...
What exactly causes autism is still uncertain, but researchers are investigating the possibility that a mother having the flu while she is pregnant may increase the likelihood of her child being born with the condition.
Six-year-old Ethan likes to play the piano, and he's pretty awesome at it. He's also autistic. Watch him nail this rendition of Billy Joel's "Piano Man." What an incredibly talented child! And he's so comfortable singing. I love singing but I sound like a canary. This boy inspires me to be more brave.
Confused by reports that his autistic son had suddenly become violent at school, New Jersey dad Stuart Chaifetz made the child wear a recording device in an attempt get to the bottom of things. Shockingly, he discovered that a teacher and a teacher’s aide were verbally abusing learning-disabled children at Horace Mann Elementary School in the town of Cherry Hill.
The bright lights, loud music and long lines can often keep autistic kids from engaging in a holiday ritual many children enjoy: an annual visit with Santa.
So one mall opened early last Sunday morning for some low-key “sensitive Santa” time.