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.
TIMELINE: How The U.S. Went From Eliminating Measles In 2000 To The Worst Outbreak In DecadesWe’re now in the worst measles epidemic in over 15 years. Is the anti-vaccine movement causing America to lose its herd immunity?
Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not VaccinateWith 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.
Missing 9-Year Old Autistic Fairfield Boy Found SafeA 9-year-old child reported missing Sunday afternoon in Fairfield has been found, police said.
Medi-Cal Starts Covering Autism Therapy For Thousands Of Poor ChildrenChildren 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.
Missing 55-Year-Old Autistic Man Found At Napa Bus StopAn 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.