(NEW YORK) — For most people, getting dressed every morning seems like a simple task. But at 17 years old, Lauren Thierry’s son Liam still has trouble dressing himself. That’s because Liam has autism. “A…
(NEW YORK) — Several studies in the past have linked the risk of developing autism spectrum disorder with the possibility of birth by cesarean section – a link that has appeared to be further supported…
Prosecutors say they’ve dropped abuse and false imprisonment charges against the parents of autistic twin men who were kept locked up at night in a basement room with no lights or furniture. The Montgomery County…
Very early treatment of children exhibiting signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder may lead to those children showing fewer symptoms later in life, according to a new study from the University of California – Davis MIND Institute.
After Montgomery County Police discovered a set of 22-year-old
twins with autism locked inside a dark, urine-soaked basement room, Montgomery
County officials and autism advocates are reminding families of those with autism
about available local resources.
Montgomery County Police say they visited the home where two men were found locked inside a darkened, urine-soaked basement but had not discovered the plight of the 22-year-old twins until Friday.
It\’s not uncommon for Montgomery County police to get two calls a week about someone with autism who is missing. That\’s one reason why the department is holding an open house event called \”Autism Night Out\”
It\’s always scary when a child goes missing, but when children with autism wander off, the people looking for them face special challenges.
The group of five photographers snapping away at the Tidal Basin Wednesday afternoon looked like every group of people admiring the cherry blossoms. But these men see the world differently. They are autistic.
The family of a 15-year-old autistic boy who was sexually abused by his teacher speaks to reporters. The teacher meanwhile faces multiple sex abuse charges and has fled the country.
Families of children with Asperger\’s disorder are
concerned about a diagnostic change that now
includes the condition within the autism spectrum.
But an area doctor says the condition should