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A Texas family says they were prevented from boarding an American Airlines flight after their son with autism had a meltdown while boarding

A Texas family said they were kept off an American Airlines flight because one of their sons who has autism had a meltdown while boarding. Adam and Heather Halkuff — and their five sons under the age of 16 — were flying from Dallas to Kansas City, Missouri, when they say they were removed from the flight.
A search team looks for Maddox Scott Ritch in Rankin Lake Park in Gastonia, North Carolina. He went missing there on Saturday.

Police are desperately searching for a 6-year-old autistic boy who vanished on a trip to the park with his dad

Six-year-old Maddox Scott Ritch has been missing from Gastonia, North Carolina since Saturday. The autistic boy, who is nonverbal, was last seen at Rankin Lake Park. He ran ahead of his father and an unidentified second adult and has not been seen since.
Google Glass

Google Glass is being used to help children with autism ‘read minds’

Children with autism tend to be unsure of how to navigate social situations. The Google Glass aims to change that.

Malaysian film about autism by rookie director up for major awards in Shanghai and Japan

"Guang" is based on the director's experience living with his autistic brother.

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Amazon is selling exclusive over-the-counter drugs — DeepMind, VA partner for patient health — Optra Health launc...

Amazon's foray into over-the-counter health products will increase competition and lower the prices in the retail pharmacy space.

‘Everything is in jeopardy’: Mothers whose children could lose coverage under the GOP healthcare plan speak out

On Thursday, the Senate released an updated version of the bill. While there are some revisions to how the bill tackles Medicaid, the cuts are still in place.

John Oliver says the anti-vaccine hysteria won’t keep him from vaccinating his infant son ‘fully and on-schedule’

At the end of "Last Week Tonight," Oliver announced he will vaccinate his 19-month-old son "fully and on schedule."

Trump says autism is on the rise, but experts who study autism disagree

Trump said there's been a "tremendous amount of increase" in autism. This isn't true, but is a common claim of the anti-vaccine movement.

A visual effects studio in California is giving artists with autism a chance to work on Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters

A combination vocational school and animation studio in California is giving artists with autism a chance to break into one of America's toughest industries.