With 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.
Washington’s Supreme Court says health insurers must cover certain developmental therapies, such as those used to treat autism, if they’re medically necessary.
There is new hope in the fight against autism and it starts before a child is even diagnosed.
A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
Whether it’s a visit to a museum, a holiday film or a visit with Santa, children on the autism spectrum don’t have to be left out this Christmas season. Here are some events in Puget Sound that celebrate the holidays in a sensitive way.
Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take. The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]
Autism Day is a free, fun-filled event designed for families touched by autism. It’s a chance to relax in a beautiful setting, meet other families, and enjoy a day of awareness and understanding.
“We’re wanting to use this opportunity to get this diagnosis right,” said Dr. Bryan King, a member of the revision panel and director of the autism center at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
AMC Theatres and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly […]
You may have seen the HBO movie that is a semi-biographical sketch of her life, starring Claire Danes. The real Dr. Temple Grandin will be speaking at Meydenbauer Center on Friday, December 2.