Sacramento Man With Autism Steps Away From Qualifying For Boston MarathonJohn Almeda may be non-verbal, but his determination continues to speak volumes.
Group Aims To Help People With Autism Finds JobsA local non-profit is making a big push to help adults with autism find jobs.
Local Girl May Hold Key to Unlocking Certain Disorders and DiseasesJordan Lang is an 11-year-old Sacramento girl who might hold the genetic key to helping doctors unlock the secrets of certain intellectual disabilities, autism, Alzheimer’s and cancer.
Housing Options Help Autistic Adults Find IndependenceMasha Gregory was nervous to move out of her parents' home and into her own place, where the 26-year-old Pennsylvania woman worried about making friends and being away from her parents. But after living in her own apartment at a complex that focuses on adults with autism, she's made new friends and found she loves her independence.
Missing Autistic Boy From North Highlands Found SafeAn autistic boy who had gone missing for the second time this month has been found safe.
Newest Sesame Street Member Draws Praise From Autism Groups, TeachersTeachers across the country are applauding the move by the popular children’s show Sesame Street, which debuted a character with autism.
Massive Study Aims To Shed Light On Genetics And AutismA research center at UC Davis is taking autism research to a different level.
Best Stores To Shop For Mother's Day Gifts In SacramentoThese Sacramento small businesses offer the perfect Mother’s Day gifts, from incredible artisan ice cream, home and garden décor, jewelry and apparel to finely crafted teapots and fragrant, handmade organic soaps.
Sesame Workshop's Muppets Get New Friend With AutismThere's a newcomer on the Sesame Street block, a preschooler with autism named Julia.
Sacramento State Students Seek Autism Answers Through Fruit FliesDr. Kimberly Mulligan says the tiny bugs share 75 percent of the genes associated with human disease. Their lifespan is short, which leads to faster results.
UC Davis Scientists Exploring Link Between Autism, Syndrome Found In Newborn HorsesIvy had what’s called maladjustment syndrome. It’s detachment from the mother, not knowing how to suckle or even lay down on its own. It was long thought the condition was caused by oxygen deprivation during birth, but Aleman and Dr. John Madigan now think it’s something else.
Davis Parents Sue School Districts, Bus Driver Over Alleged Molestation Of Autistic DaughterThey say the bus driver abused their daughter multiple times and accuse the school districts of failing to protect her, or watch the video that shows the alleged crimes.