A new study suggests that nearly 20 percent of children who have an autistic older brother or sister will develop the disorder too. That’s a rate much higher than previously thought.
Parents of Bay Area autistic children are fighting with insurance companies over coverage of a commonly used behavioral therapy called Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and claim state regulators aren’t doing enough to force insurers to pay.
San Jose police are asking for the public’s help in finding a teen with autism who went missing from his home this morning.
What causes autism? Scientists still don’t have an answer, but a new study by UCSF’s Institute for Human Genetics and Stanford University suggest that conditions in a mom’s womb may trigger the developmental disorder.