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Officer Khari Manzini put his POAC Autism Services training to good use.

A boy with autism called 911 when he couldn’t find his teddy bear and the police officer’s response was heartwarming

When a 12-year-old boy with autism called 911, the responding police officer was perfectly qualified to handle the teddy bear emergency.
Amy Schumer was pregnant during filming of her new Netflix comedy special, "Growing."

Amy Schumer’s husband is on the autism spectrum, and she listed all the ways it made her ‘fall madly in love with him’

Amy Schumer's new Netflix special "Growing" is all about her pregnancy and marriage. "He keeps it so real," Schumer says of her husband Chris Fischer.
A video shows the teacher dragging the 9-year-old boy.

A teacher was reportedly fired after a video showed her dragging a boy with autism down the hall

Video footage shows a teacher in Kentucky dragging a 9-year-old boy by the wrists during the school day in October.

A Texas Special Olympics coach allegedly gave a black football player with autism a Confederate flag hat

Austen Mornes, of Lewisville, Texas, was allegedly told to put the hat on and show it to his mother.
Adam and Heather Halkuff

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.