Researchers learn that a hormone can help children with autism socialize when administered nasally.
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Senator Chuck Schumer is proposing an act intended to help young adults with autism transition into the workforce and higher education. It is expected to be voted on in early 2014.
Starting January 2014, JP Morgan Chase& Co. is adding autism-related benefits to their employee health plan. The company will now cover behavior therapies such as Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) for employees and their families.
A week after he was declared missing by New Jersey police, Michael Karwan, a high-functioning autistic teenager, has been found in Cleveland, Ohio. Currently, the boy remains with the police, who have confirmed that he was found safe.
Synaesthesia, a disease characterized by the mixing of senses, is more prominent in those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
Leads from police suggest that Michael Karwan, the high-functioning autistic teen who went missing Tuesday night, might be in Manhattan.
In a recent study published in the online journal PLoS One, a team of researchers at UNC School of Medicine found that available medications for Fragile X syndrome only moderately do their job. That is, these medicines, which attempt to alleviate most symptoms of the syndrome, really only lessen some. Fragile X syndrome is the [...]
14-year-old non-verbal autistic boy, Avonte Oquendo, has been missing for 19 days. The search for Avonte has been quite extensive, using infrared cameras, voice-overs of his mother calling out for him, posters, announcements, etc., but to no avail. So what now? The New York Police Department is still continuing to search for the boy, interviewing [...]
What would you do if your non-verbal autistic 14-year-old child went missing after running away from school? That’s what happened to Jessica Fontaine, mother of Avonte Oquendo. The search for Avonte has entered its third week, and Fontaine just wants her little boy back. She spoke out on WLNY, pleading for the return of [...]