Disabilities among U.S. children have increased slightly, with a bigger rise in mental and developmental problems in those from wealthier families, a 10-year analysis found.
Rockville police are asking for the public’s help in locating an autistic man who went missing from his home in the predawn hours of July 8.
A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
Campaign features a cereal frownie face in a bowl of milk and asks “Got Autism?”
A 17-year-old Maryland girl accused of assaulting a 16-year-old autistic boy pleaded responsible to two misdemeanor charges after her case was transferred from adult to juvenile court.
Police are asking the public to help in finding a critical missing 18-year-old woman.
An autistic Maryland teenager tells The Washington Post that he wants to remain friends with the girls accused of abusing him.
The government’s estimate of autism has moved up again to 1 in 68 U.S. children, a 30 percent increase in two years.
In July 2013, 7-year-old Michael Kingsbury was missing for nearly 36 hours before his body was found inside a vehicle near his Northeast D.C. home.
Michael Kingsbury, the D.C. boy who died after going missing from his home in early July, is among at least 14 youngsters with autism known to have died this year after slipping away from their caregivers.