Category: Autism News

May 20
Prepping autistic or sound-sensitive kids for cicada noise

As Chicagoans await the emergence of the cicadas, parents of children on the autism…

May 20
Disrupting Autism Employment: Ling Huang’s Vision for Inclusive Workplaces

In the most recent episode of the Disruption Interruption Podcast, host Karla Jo Helms…

May 20
Fluoride Linked to Emotional, Behavioral, and Autistic-Like Symptoms in Children

New research suggests that prenatal exposure to fluoride levels commonly found in U.S.…

May 20
Sunrise Spotlight: Autism Spectrum Drive – WNKY News 40 Television

On today’s Sunrise Spotlight, we sat down with David Downing. He told us all about the…

May 20
Highlights: 2024 Eagles Autism Challenge

"I am overwhelmed with gratitude for all the hard work that went into making this the…

May 20
Northern Arizona University research team addresses disparities in access to autism services

Researchers at Northern Arizona University have launched a project to study persistent…

May 20
Empowering the autism community for 25+ years

Two determined Valley mothers with children on the autism spectrum, Denise Resnik and…

May 20
I Love To Read: Autism diagnosis to Indy 500 Flagstand

"Playing in Traffic – My Journey from an Autism Diagnosis to the Indy 500 Flagstand"…

May 20
St. Cloud to Host Autism Friendly Family Trampoline Event at AirMaxx

A trampoline event for families touched by autism offers fun and bonding on June 9 at…

May 20
Highlights and reactions as Eagles Autism Challenge continues to break records

The Eagles Autism Challenge enjoyed another great turnout and continues to raise…

May 20
Bridgerton fans think new series has one character that might be ‘autistic-coded’

Fans have praised the latest season of Bridgerton for its coding of characters to show…

May 20
Eagles Autism Challenge A Hit With Players, Raises More Than $8 Million

The Philadelphia Eagles held their 7th annual autism challenge, and each year it gets…

May 20
5 On Your Side: Teacher accused of abusive behavior toward student with autism

A Wake County educator has resigned, one day after 5 On Your Side's Keely Arthur…

May 20
The Eagles Autism Foundation raises over $8.1 million in their 7th annual Eagles Autism Challenge

Philadelphia, PA – The Eagles Autism Foundation announces they were able to raise $8.1…

May 20
Emirates check-in desks in Dubai receive autism credentials

All of Emirates’ check-in facilities at Dubai International Airport have been given…

May 20
Autistic boy, 6, wears police uniform to direct traffic and ‘keep his town safe’

Finley Bollen, six, has autism, ADHD and sensory processing disorder but his behaviour…

May 20
Florida Man’s Car Wash Business For Autistic Son Helps 80 Differently Abled With Jobs

Even though there has been an increase in support for children and adults suffering…

May 20
A thank you to the mothers of adults with autism

For Mother's Day, The Misfits Camp and Project Inclusion Network dropped a film…

May 20
COMMUNITY Autism-Friendly Football – book now for May half-term

Wrexham AFC’s Autism-Friendly Football Sessions are available to book now for the May…

May 20
‘Learning about my son’s autism helped me seek my own diagnosis’

It wasn’t until he became aware that his son Kit was autistic several years ago, that…

May 20
Autism Training Center names Marshall alumna as director of campus-based services

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WV News) — The West Virginia Autism Training Center at Marshall…

May 20
Tips for traveling with kids who have autism

Family vacations can be great fun, but can also be complicated for children with…

May 20
Learning about my son’s autism helped me seek my own diagnosis

It wasn’t until he became aware that his son Kit was autistic several years ago, that…

May 20
Abbey Mortgage promotes autism awareness

Abbey Mortgage Bank has recently staged a walk to promote autism awareness in the country.

May 20
The 27th Connecticut Walk for Autism and resource fair was Sunday in North Haven

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Hundreds of people met at Quinnipiac’s North Haven campus…

May 19
Neighborhood Notes: Annual Autism Walk, Housing Lotteries, Spend the People’s Money & More!

Neighborhood Notes: Annual Autism Walk, Housing Lotteries, Spend the People's Money…

May 19
Long Island teacher accused of tying autistic, nonverbal teen to a…

The student was allegedly bound to his seat in New Hyde Park Memorial High School by a…

May 19
Jonathan Mitkovski: Canadian Teen Suffering From Down Syndrome And Autism In Dire Need Of Help

A teenager from Ontario diagnosed with Autism and Down syndrome at an early age is in…

May 19
Young Cuban with Autism Missing for Six Days in Matanzas

A desperate Cuban father has turned to social media, pleading for help to find his…

May 19
Central PA Autism Community enjoys sensory walk in Blair County

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (WTAJ) — People from all across the area came together Saturday for…

May 19
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May 19
Stockton: Coin-loving autistic boy ‘overwhelmed’ by donations

Tommy Dawson, nine, was thrilled to receive coins from people across Stockton and beyond.

May 19
Man Opens Car Wash To Help Autistic Son, Hires 80 Persons With Disabilities

They have two locations in Parkland, Florida, employing around 82 employees with…

May 19
Families with autism find travel challenging, these Caribbean resorts make it easier

Only 13% of families with an autistic child travel, but Beaches Resorts is the first…

May 19
Local woman writes children’s book to help kids understand autism

Aniyah Jackson's daughter is the inspiration behind the book.

May 19
Photo Gallery: 2024 Eagles Autism Challenge

The Eagles Autism Foundation has announced that the 7th annual Eagles Autism Challenge…

May 19
Independent Farmer Banks Helfrich Champions Autism Awareness

On May 17, the South Lake Chamber of Commerce Breakfast was hosted by the main…

May 18
Eagles Autism Challenge has another record-breaking year

The Eagles Autism Challenge raised over $8 million in 2024.

May 18
A record-setting event: Eagles Autism Challenge raises more than $8.1 million (and counting)

The Eagles Autism Foundation’s signature fundraiser has turned into a unifying force…

May 18
HC Nick Sirriani Joins Jason Kelce & Wife Kylie as the Eagles Autism Foundation Raises Millions for Noble Cause

Coach Nick Sirianni joined Jason and Kylie Kelce at the Eagles Autism Challenge,…

May 18
Jeffrey Lurie addresses the crowd at Eagles Autism Challenge 2024

"This year has been nothing short of phenomenal." Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie wraps…

May 18
Highlights and photos from the seventh annual Eagles Autism Challenge

Highlights, photos from the seventh annual Eagles Autism Challenge

May 18
Inside a STEM-focused microschool for autistic students in south Phoenix

Science Prep Academy's founder Kenneth Mims thinks microschools can uniquely support…

May 18
Dad opens car wash after failing to find job for son with autism, hires over 80 differently abled employees

The story of how a dad opened a car wash after failing to find a job for his son with…

May 18
Children with autism show different patterns of attention during shared book reading, new study finds

A recent eye-tracking study found that autistic children showed less attention to…

May 18
Elmwood Park Zoo’s Recertification as a Certified Autism Center: Pioneering Inclusivity and Exceptional Guest Experiences

NORRISTOWN, PA — Elmwood Park Zoo’s recent recertification as a Certified Autism…

May 18
Flexibly Challenged Mind: An Autistic Flow

In a bustling classroom setting, where every moment is a potential learning…

May 18
Love for Autism Golf Classic in St. Michael

The Fox Hollow Golf Club held the third annual Love for Autism Golf Classic Friday to…

May 17
Warrensburg boy with autism, 12, saves family, home from fire

In a world filled with all sorts of different people, sometimes we fail to see those…

May 17
General registration opens for Colorado Springs Walk With Autism

General registration is now open for The Autism Society's Walk with Autism event on…

May 17
Senate passes bill mandating autism training for Illinois law enforcement officers

Law enforcement officers across Illinois may soon be required to take autism spectrum…

May 17
Nyberg: Watertown nonprofit helps parents of children with autism

A nonprofit in Watertown organizes events to help parents who have children on the…

May 17
No link between National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act, rise in autism rates

A rise in autism rates is a result of diagnostic changes and more public awareness, an…

May 17
Autistic Stop & Shop worker, 20, attacked on the job for a second…

The worker – who has not been named publicly – was allegedy roughed up by 62-year-old…

May 17
How one VR killer app could well be autism therapy

While developers continue to seek out killer commercial apps for virtual realty (VR)…

May 17
Autistic people’s feelings mostly misread—empathy works both ways, research reveals

The idea that autistic people lack empathy is simply short-sighted and non-autistic…

May 17
Minneapolis Police Officers who rescued 4-year-old boy with autism from drowning receive Medals of Valor

Two Minneapolis police officers received a Medal of Valor for their rescue of Eli…

May 17
More than $500 raised at DeForest High School Autism Awareness Walk

More than 100 DeForest students, staff and community members participated in the…

May 17
Chris Redding Creates Album to Communicate With Nonverbal Autistic Son

Chris Redding, a renowned recording artist, songwriter, and producer, is making…

May 17
SIU’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders changes lives and communities

Colleen, a southern Illinois mother, knew something about her adorable son George was…

May 17
Shanghai establishes six autism diagnosis centers for children

A ceremony is held for the establishment of Shanghai autism diagnosis centers for…

May 17
UF Fishing for Success program hosting ‘Fishing for Autism’ event

The event is tomorrow from 9 am to 1 pm at the UF Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences…

May 17
Adults with autism come to Provo for a convention designed for them

Sarah Heuser was tired of events about people with autism. She wanted events

May 17
‘Where he knows he is supposed to be’: Heath man with autism thrives at Hebron manufacturer

MacArthur "Mac" Croom, 24, of Heath, is on the autism spectrum and thriving in his…

May 17
Is Francesca Bridgerton Autistic? Hannah Dodd Explains The Introvert Character

Neurodivergent Bridgerton fans are wondering if introverted Francesca Bridgerton is…

May 17
Love & Autism to Host Hollywood’s First Neurodivergent-Affirming Film Screening

Love & Autism is thrilled to announce 'An Evening with Ezra,' a first-of-its-kind…

May 17
Lawsuit claims Greenville Co. deputies lack training in dealing with suspects on the autism spectrum

Kenneth Langford's family, along with State rep Jerry Carter are advocating for change…

May 17
Behavioral Innovations provides autism services in Southlake

Behavioral Innovations opened April 29 in Southlake.

May 17
A different tribute to MAA (Mothers of Adults with Autism) from The Misfits Camp and Project Inclusion Network

On Mother’s Day, a heartbreaking film of five mothers sharing their journeys in…

May 16
Chandler Parks & Rec Division Becomes Certified Autism Center

Supporting an ongoing initiative to make Chandler communities more inclusive, the City…

May 16
Indy 500 starter Aaron Likens talks of journey from autism to racing in book

"It's still surreal that I have this book and it's still surreal that I'm part of the…

May 16
A Man Is Behind Bars After Allegedly Assaulting A 12-Year-Old Girl With Autism

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) -- As reported by our newsgathering partners at 21ALIVE,…

May 16
Autism Awareness Walk in New Britain

NEW BRITAIN — Welcome to My World Autism, a grassroots organization founded in 2010 by…

May 16
Autism-Friendly Blue Envelope Program Established In Stafford

The Blue Envelope aims to make interactions between local police and residents with…

May 16
Churubusco man charged after allegedly assaulting child with autism

Fort Wayne police have arrested a Churubusco man after he allegedly assaulted a child…

May 16
Study demonstrates link between disrupted developmental dopamine signaling and ASD

Recent evidence suggests that dopamine plays a crucial role in neural development. In…

May 16
Conference to empower autistic adults held in Provo this week

This week, ScenicView Academy in Provo is welcoming autistic adults from across the…

May 16
New autism study reveals “tantalizing clues” about its development

The researchers hope that their findings will "revolutionize" the way we treat autism.

May 16
Can Having a Fever Reduce Autism Symptoms?

Scientists are planning to investigate a phenomenon called the "fever effect" in…

May 16
Simple learning test may be used to diagnose autism at just six months of age

A combined team of psychologists from the University of Milano-Bicocca and the…

May 16
Keeping children with autism safe around water

Drowning is the fourth leading cause of death for children on the autism spectrum.…

May 16
COURT DOCS: Child care employee charged, accused of being intoxicated and battering child with autism

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in Fort Wayne for assaulting a 12-year-old girl…

May 16
The Gilbert Police Department Renews Certified Autism Center™ Designation, Continues Enhancing Accessibility

Taking a significant step towards fostering inclusivity and support for autistic…

May 16
News Department of Health

The white paper explores the complex challenges that individuals with autism face,…

May 16
Robot-Inspired Therapy Could Help Children with Autism

A computer-assisted therapy that uses robot avatars could help the social skills and…

May 16
Elmwood Park Zoo Recertified As A Certified Autism Center – Travel And Tour World

Elmwood Park Zoo proudly declares its effective recertification as a Certified Autism…

May 16
100+ autism awareness quotes that inspire, educate, and build acceptance

Autism awareness quotes help to create acceptance in society. So, which are the best…

May 16
It’s past time to stop using the Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test

The widely used measure of “theory of mind” needs to be re-examined, along with the…