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.
Mother Of Student With Autism Outraged At Parents 'Cheating The System' In College Admissions Scam A mother of a disabled student is outraged over celebrities and big spenders trying to cheat the system.
Following Death Of 13-Year-Old, Lawmaker Proposes Bill With Better Protections For Students With Special NeedsAfter the death of a 13-year-old boy with autism at Guiding Hands School in El Dorado County, one lawmaker has drafted legislation to better protect students with special needs.
Study: Prenatal Vitamins Can Lower Chances Of AutismResearchers say if you have one child with autism, your next child is about 13 times more likely to develop the disorder, but this new study is giving those families hope.
Left In A School Bus To Die: How Tragedy Sparked A New Law After being left on a bus for nine hours in 90-degree heat on Sept. 11, 2015, 19-year-old Paul Lee, who had autism, died in Los Angeles County.
Sacramento Autism Run ClubThe group meets for a short run/walk then ends with high-fives.
Guiding Hands School Set To Close Following Death Of Student With AutismThe tragic death of a teen with autism after being restrained inside a classroom is now forcing dozens of other special needs students to find new schools.
Vigil Held For Autistic Student Who Died After Being Restrained At SchoolAround 30 people gathered for a candlelight vigil in front of Guiding Hands school in El Dorado Hills, Saturday, to remember the life of Max Benson.
Community Calls For Guiding Hands School To Shut Down After Teen's DeathIt is an emotional time for the community who came out to support young Max and his family. Many are demanding that California shuts down the school.
Teen With Autism Dies After Being Restrained At School: Family's Attorney Questions 'Inaccuracies' In Initial Reports New details have surfaced in the death of a local teen with autism. 13-year-old Max Benson of Davis died after being restrained at the Guiding Hands school in El Dorado Hills.
Teen With Autism Who Died Days After Being Restrained Identified As 13-Year-Old MaxA friend of the family Max had autism and was attending Guiding Hands School in El Dorado Hills. Max died two days after reportedly being restrained inside a classroom on Nov. 28.