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Autistic teenager Tyler Simmons went missing from his Belmont school. (CBS)

Autistic Belmont Teen Found After Going Missing From School

Belmont police said Tuesday morning that they have located a 16-year-old autistic teen missing since Monday evening.

01/28/2014

The entrance to MNO Grant elementary in Antioch (CBS)

Antioch School District To Pay $8 Million In Teacher Abuse Case

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.

12/19/2013

Mikaela Renee Lynch (Lynch Family Photo)

Search Continues For 9-Year-Old Autistic Girl In Lake County

The search for a 9-year-old autistic girl from San Francisco missing in Lake County continued until dark Tuesday.

05/14/2013

Mikaela Renee Lynch (Lynch Family Photo)

Search Underway Near Clearlake For Missing 9-Year-Old Autistic Girl

Search teams from Sonoma, Napa and Marin counties were trying Monday to find a 9-year-old autistic girl who was last seen in her yard in Clearlake in Lake County on Sunday afternoon.

05/13/2013

missing boy

Autistic 1st Grader Disappears From Hayward School, Turns Up At Chuck E. Cheese

The mother of an autistic 6-year-old boy is looking for answers from her son’s Hayward school after he went missing and turned up at a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant more than a mile and a half away.

10/26/2012

UC Berkeley, Cal

San Mateo Teen To Present Autism Research At Cal

Most 15-year-olds are hanging with friends or studying for high school classes, but Sophia Brink of San Mateo is spending her time preparing to present her autism research at a UC Berkeley symposium.

03/21/2012

Miles Hankins

Modesto Mom Arrested In Stabbing Of Autistic Son

A mother has been arrested on attempted murder and torture charges after she allegedly stabbed her autistic son multiple times Sunday night in their Modesto apartment.

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