A Pennsylvania woman whose autistic adult son was not recommended for a heart transplant said she wants to bring more attention to the decision-making process so that those with ailments or disabilities are not passed over without careful consideration.
A 28-year-old autistic man from Colorado was found emaciated but alive on Thursday after living off mainly frogs and roots while wandering for at least three weeks in the remote Escalante Desert of southern Utah, authorities said.
Many parents who have kids with autism avoid taking long trips not knowing if or how their child will tolerate going to an airport and flying on a plane. Now there is a new program helps those families prepare for a real trip.
A residential center for people with disabilities has suspended a second employee following the death of a 20-year-old autistic man found in a hot van after a trip to a suburban Philadelphia theme park.
The doctor whose research linking autism and the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella influenced millions of parents to refuse the shot for their children was banned Monday from practicing medicine in his native Britain.
Most of the time my baby does things that are delightful: Offer a little smile, make a funny new sign, show a new sign of skill or advancement. But there are sometimes little things, beyond the typical cold or funky mood, that makes me worry.