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Elon Musk appearing on Lex Fridman's podcast.

Elon Musk said his AI-brain-chips company could ‘solve’ autism and schizophrenia

Musk said he thinks Neuralink will "solve a lot of brain-related diseases," naming autism and schizophrenia as examples. Autism is not a disease.

Bill Maher agreed with a controversial doctor, repeating a debunked theory that it was ‘realistic’ that vaccines have caused autism in chi...

On his show "Real Time with Bill Maher," the late night host agreed with a controversial doctor he had on the show, saying vaccines may cause autism.
A study published in Jama Open Network in August suggests an association between C-sections and autism.

C-sections and autism rates in children may be linked, but that doesn’t mean you should avoid the procedure

A study found that C-sections were associated with a 33% higher risk of autism. But there's no evidence that the procedure causes the condition.
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg speaks during the Climate Action Summit at United Nations Headquarters in New York, New York, September 23, 2019.

Greta Thunberg responds to ‘haters,’ asking why adults ‘spend their time mocking and threatening teenagers and children for promotin...

The 16-year-old climate activist responded to "haters" on Twitter, saying they are "desperate not to talk about the climate and ecological crisis."
The viral photo that mom Danielle Goodwin shared on Facebook.

A Washington parent requested a quiet learning space for her son with autism. The school responded by cramming his desk in an unused bathroom.

The school has since removed the desk after a social media post documenting the incident went viral, and is investigating the situation.
The Travelin Pattersons have been to over 40 Trader Joe's stores across the US in four months.

A family of Trader Joe’s superfans has visited over 40 stores in 4 months on an epic road trip across the US

The Travelin Pattersons have been to over 40 Trader Joe's stores in 34 states. Trader Joe's employees have gone above and beyond to welcome them.
High school graduation.

New York high school students held a ‘silent graduation’ to help a classmate with autism

The graduating class at Carmel High School stood together in silence so their fellow classmate, who's hypersensitive to sound, felt comfortable.
An 11-year-old boy with autism was given the "most annoying" student award at a school luncheon.

An Indiana teacher gave a boy with autism the ‘most annoying’ student award

The father of an 11-year-old boy with autism is speaking out after his son was given an award calling him the "most annoying" student.
Autistic artist Stephen Wiltshire works on a hand drawn panorama of the skyline of New York.

12 autism facts that show how our understanding of the disorder has transformed over the past 76 years

Autism is a broad term for a range of developmental disorders. Some are mild, while others can be debilitating, making communication near impossible.
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.