Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Linked To Autism In Babies, Study SaysIn what they call the largest study ever done, researchers found using marijuana while pregnant may increase the risk that a child will develop autism.
Psychologist Recommends Parents Of Children With Autism Develop Routine During IsolationParents of children who have autism are working to create new routines for their children during the coronavirus shelter-in-place order.
Police Handcuffed 16-Year-Old Boy With Autism While He Was Having Seizures, Mother SaysA California woman says that instead of helping her 16-year-old autistic son when he was having a series of seizures, Fresno police hit and handcuffed him while the family was at a fast food restaurant.
Family, Friends Seeking Justice 1 Year After Death Of 13-Year-Old With AutismMax Benson, a 13-year-old student living with autism, died after being physically restrained in class in November 2018.
Firefighter Comforts Preschooler With Autism During Visit To SchoolA Wheatland firefighter visiting preschool kids went above and beyond to comfort one student this week.
Mom’s Message Explains Blue Trick Or Treat Buckets For Autism Awareness Goes Viral On FacebookA mother’s Facebook post explaining why her son with autism will be carrying a blue bucket for trick or treat is going viral.
Can Marijuana Help Treat Autism Symptoms? New Study Aims To Find OutA new clinical trial will examine the effect of a cannabis compound called cannabidivarin on irritability and repetitive behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Student With Autism Needed A Quiet Place To Work; His Desk Was Put In A Bathroom StallA school district in Washington state is facing criticism for putting an autistic student's desk in a bathroom stall after his mother said he needed a "quiet place" to do his best work.
Family Pleads For Public's Help Finding Stolen DogThe mother of a boy with autism is pleading for the public’s help after her car was stolen in Stockton with the family’s dog in it.
She Worried Her Son With Autism Would Bother His Seatmate On The Plane. Instead, They Ended Up Travel Buddies.When her 7-year-old son had to fly solo to visit his dad, Alexa Bjornson was a little worried.
Compassion On The Court: Meet XzanderWe hit the local schoolyard that comes alive when this young man hits the court.
Surviving A Mother's Day Nightmare: 6-Year-Old Wandered Out Of Home, Found Floating In ReservoirCarrie Malinoff's six-year-old son, who has autism, escaped home during a party and ended up floating inside a nearby reservoir.
When To Screen For Autism? New Study Suggests As Young As 14 MonthsWhen screening for autism spectrum disorder, a new study suggests that children can be reliably diagnosed with autism at an age earlier than what is currently recommended.
Sacramento Runner With Autism Finishes Boston Marathon In 3:52:03The Boston Marathon is over and local runner John Almeda finished in three hours, 52 minutes, and three seconds.
Run John Run! Runner With Autism Is Heading To The Boston Marathon His family and friends are throwing him a send-off party Saturday, March 30th at New Helvetia Brewing on Broadway in Sacramento.