Missing Autistic Boy Found Safe In San Francisco, Reunited With ParentsAn 11-year-old Concord boy with autism was reunited with his parents Friday afternoon after being found safe in San Francisco, authorities said.
Autistic Man Who Left Adult Care Home Hit, Killed By Car In San BrunoA man with autism who left an adult care home in San Bruno early Monday morning was killed when he was hit by a car while lying in the road, according to police.
Robert De Niro Pulls Controversial Anti-Vaccination Film From Tribeca Film FestivalRobert De Niro is removing the anti-vaccination documentary "Vaxxed" from the lineup of his Tribeca Film Festival, after initially defending its inclusion.
Sesame Street Introduces Character With AutismThere's a newcomer on the Sesame Street block, a preschooler with autism named Julia.
Missing 8-Year-Old Boy With Autism Found Safe Near Hayward SchoolHayward police located a 8-year-old boy with autism hours after he was reported missing.
Judge Urges Settlement For Neighbors Suing Family Of Autistic Boy For Being 'Public Nuisance'A judge called for calm when a group of Sunnyvale neighbors suing the family of an autistic boy for being a public nuisance were in a San Jose Superior Court Tuesday morning.
Sunnyvale Residents Suing Family With Autistic Son Claim Boy Attacked Their KidsA lawsuit has made a quiet Sunnyvale cul-de-sac into a legal battleground a lightning rod among advocates for people with autism.
Neighbors Sue Sunnyvale Family, Claim Their Autistic Boy Is Public NuisanceThe neighbors of a Sunnyvale family with a nine-year-old autistic boy have sued the family, seeking an injunction against the boy for being a public nuisance, according to an autism blog.
UC Davis Study Says Autism Care Costs Could Skyrocket By 2025, More Research Funding NeededEconomists at UC Davis say the costs associated with caring for people with autism spectrum disorder in the U.S. could reach more than $260 billion this year and could skyrocket in the next decade.
Jim Carrey Calls Gov. Brown A 'Fascist' For Signing Mandatory School Vaccination BillThe actor, who believes there is a link between vaccinations and autism, took to Twitter to let his 14 million followers know how much he truly hates the bill, calling Governor Jerry Brown a “corporate fascist.”
First Autism Shop In Bay Area Provides Valuable Resource To Parents, Kids AlikeApril 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.
Alternative Vaccine SchedulesPregnant with my first child and filled with fear and hormones, I looked ahead to Baby C’s first vaccines. I’d already decided vaccinations were a given—I was not considering exempting her altogether. However, I wanted to learn the logic of those who decided to spread out the recommended vaccine schedule for the under 2-year old set.