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.
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.