April 2 marks the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day in which organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. And this time around–for the first time–parents of kids with Autism spectrum disorder in the Bay Area have place where they can find materials and products tailored for them.
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We’re now in the worst measles epidemic in over 15 years. Is the anti-vaccine movement causing America to lose its herd immunity?
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.
A 9-year-old child reported missing Sunday afternoon in Fairfield has been found, police said.
Children enrolled in Medi-Cal are now eligible to receive treatment for autism spectrum disorders in an effort to level the playing field for kids from families unable to afford the expensive therapy.
An autistic man who went missing Wednesday afternoon was found safe at a bus station in Napa the same day, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said.
A father followed his 9-year-old autistic son onto the school bus Friday morning and attacked his son’s bully, said Richmond Police Lt. Mark Gagan.
The world will light up blue Wednesday for the seventh annual World Autism Awareness Day.
The Antioch Unified School District has announced that it will pay $8 million to eight families who sued over a teacher’s alleged abuse of autistic kindergarten students and the district’s failure to report it.