Autism Workshop Helps South Bay Sheriff's Deputies De-Escalate Crisis EncountersThe Santa Clara County sheriff's office voluntarily added an autism workshop 15 years ago as an academy requirement.
'She Loved Him Fiercely' – Autism Advocate Feda Almaliti Dies While Trying To Save Son In Fremont House FireLongtime autism rights activist Feda Almaliti, 43, who fought "boldly and fiercely" for treatment for her autistic son Muhammed, died after she ran back into their burning home to try and rescue him Saturday morning.
Half Moon Bay Couple Provides Sense Of Belonging For Kids, Horses Through Square Peg FoundationYoung people with disabilities can find a sense of belonging on a ranch, thanks to a Half Moon Bay couple who's created a special place where "everyone fits," both the riders and the horses.
Parents Of Son With Autism Create Non-Profit Autistry Studios To Help Young AdultsJanet Lawson and Dan Swearingen founded Autistry Studios 12 years ago after the husband-and-wife team saw their own son, who also has autism, struggle with opportunities after high school.
From Foster Care To Physics Grad; UC Berkeley Scholar Beats OddsAs a young student, David Colby was told by a social worker he would never experience this kind of success.
Michigan: Autism, Arthritis Now Among Ailments Treatable With Medical MarijuanaMichigan has added several medical conditions to the state's list of ailments which qualify for a medical marijuana prescription.
Cops Save Autistic Teen's Birthday When Only 3 People Show UpFirst responders in Arkansas made a different kind rescue recently as they saved an autistic teen's birthday party after his friends didn't show up.
Hormone Linked To Autism May Provide New Test And TreatmentA test and possible treatment for autism may be on the horizon after a new study finds a link between the disorder and one particular hormone in the human body.
Autistic Workers Help Keep Pleasanton Cafe OpenEnter the Alameda County Fairgrounds and follow the road all the way to its end and like the sign says -- Welcome To The Stable Café.
Easterseals Bay Area Celebrates 90th Anniversary At Spring Gala FundraiserEasterseals' upcoming Spring Gala Fundraiser 'Tonight for Tomorrow' featuring Janelle Monae and hosted by Liam Mayclem is on Saturday April 22 at the SF Marriott.
'Sesame Street' Introduces Julia, A Muppet With Autism"Julia," who has been part of the digital series since 2015, will make her television debut on HBO and PBS in April, Alice@97.3 reports.
UC Davis Fragile X Syndrome Research Points To Possible Autism TreatmentResearchers at the University of California, Davis believe they’ve found a new possible treatment for autism.
Google Glass Used To Help Autistic Children In Stanford StudyThe wearable optical device known as Google Glass is getting another look as an aid for children with autism.
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.