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.
Taking Prenatal Vitamins Early In Pregnancy Associated With Lower Risk Of Autism, Study SaysTaking prenatal vitamins during the first month of pregnancy is associated with a lower risk of developing autism in children who are at high risk for the disorder, according to a new study.
Kennedy Krieger Joins Largest Genetic Study Into Autism; Researchers Looking For Families To ParticipateIt will be the largest genetic study of autism in history -- and some of it will be done in Baltimore.
Bus Mishap Lands DC-Area Child With Autism In BaltimoreA child with special needs was supposed to be dropped off in Montgomery County, but instead ended up riding a bus all the way to Baltimore.
Autism Prevalence Now 1 In 40 US Kids, Study EstimatesA survey of parents across the United States estimates that one in 40 children has autism spectrum disorder, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
Michigan Says Autism And Arthritis Now Treatable By Medical MarijuanaMichigan has added several medical conditions to the state's list of ailments which qualify for a medical marijuana prescription.
Cops Save Autistic Teen's Birthday When Only 3 People Show UpFirst responders in Arkansas made a different kind of rescue as they saved an autistic teen's birthday party after his friends didn't show up.
Hormone Linked To Autism May Provide New Test And TreatmentA test and possible treatment for autism may be on the horizon after a new study finds a link between the disorder and one particular hormone in the human body.
Kansas City Royals Become First Team To Sign A Player With AutismTarik El-Abour is not a Major League Baseball player yet, but his signing by the Kansas City Royals marks a historic first for the national pastime.
9-Year-Old Boy With Autism Tased By Carroll Co. Sheriff's Deputies For Wielding KnivesA 9-year-old boy with Autism was reportedly tased by Carroll County Sheriff's deputies on Wednesday, following an incident where deputies say the boy was "out of control" and was wielding knives.
Sesame Street's Julia Is Breaking Barriers By Promoting Autism AwarenessThe newest resident on sesame street is a character with autism. Julia, is the first muppet to join the show in a long time.