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.
Parents Suing School Districts Claiming Autistic Daughter Was Molested By Bus DriverEmily and William Gutierrez have filed suit along with the Davis and Woodland Unified school districts, along with the bus driver. CBS13 is not identifying the driver since he has not been criminally charged.
Women Plan Fairfield Farm To Employ Autistic AdultsShe and co-founder Pamela Hale Mitchell say they’re worried about the increasing number of American children diagnosed on the autism spectrum, now 1-in-68. At 22, they age out of the public education system.
Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not VaccinateWith the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
UC Davis Researchers Find Farm Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic ChildAlways interested in finding clues, Andrew Rigopoulis and his wife took close notice of the autism study that found pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
Researchers Find Link Between Pesticides And Autism, Developmental DelayThe puppy had its head stuck through the hub of an automobile wheel when its owner brought it to a Kern County fire station on Friday.