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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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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.
A petition to support an autistic man accused of molesting a woman has gained the support of thousands
The 22-year-old was arrested on his birthday.
Children with autism tend to be unsure of how to navigate social situations. The Google Glass aims to change that.