SPED KIDS

Grandmothers Helpful In Early Autism Detection

Autism Awareness Month: Grandmothers Spot Autism Earlier, According To Experts

Grandmothers who have constant interaction with children with autism can help with early detection of the disorder better than parents.

by Amanda Moore

Legoland Florida Makes Its Site Autism-Friendly

Autism Awareness Month: Legoland In Florida Introduces Autism-Friendly Amenities

Legoland's launch of its improved autism-friendly park coincides with Autism Awareness Month this April.

by Amanda Moore

After An Autism Diagnosis

Autism Awareness: What Should Parents Do Next If Their Child Is Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorder?

An autism diagnosis is a good thing because then parents know what they must do to help their child with autism spectrum disorder.

by Amanda Moore

People With Autism Have Higher Risk For Injuries, Drowning

Study: People With Autism Have Higher Risk Of Dying Due To Injuries, Drowning

Experts said enlisting in swimming lessons could help improve the survival skills of people with autism, especially among children.

by Amanda Moore

US Supreme Court Ruled In Favor Of Special Needs Kid

US Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Special Education Student, Cites SPED Kids Need Higher Curriculum Standards

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said special needs child Endrew F. deserved better education from the Douglas County School District.

by Amanda Moore

Sesame Street

New 'Sesame Street' Character Just Arrived; Meet Julia, The First Muppet With Autism

"Sesame Street" has added a new character named Julia, the first Muppet with autism.

by Claire Parker

Stem Cell Therapy For Autism

Stem Cell Treatment For Autism? Mom And Son With ASD Hoping For Good Results, Experts Raise Concerns

Stem cell therapy for autism aren't clinically approved in the United States, so Sandra Jackson hopes to bring her son in Mexico.

by Amanda Moore

Blood Test For Autism

Blood Test For Autism Detects Disorder With 98 Percent Accuracy, Research Reveals

Could this research potentially make autism diagnosis cheaper, earlier, faster and simpler?

by Amanda Moore

Alabama Lawmakers Deliberate Autism Bill

Special Needs Insurance Coverage: Alabama Lawmakers, Lobbyists Clash Over Autism Bills

Rep. Jim Patterson filed HB284 in the house, while senators deliberated on SB57. Both bills received strong opposition from lobbyists.

by Amanda Moore

Dalmatians Helped Child With Autism Read

Child With Autism Overcomes Fear Of Books Thanks To 2 Dalmatians' Help

Keaton Cook's reading companions and therapy dogs are a pair of Dalmatians named Charlie and Dotty.

by Amanda Moore

Autism In The Family

How Do Children Cope When One Sibling Has Autism? A Mother Shares Her Sons' Story

Having a child with special needs is challenging not only for the parents but also for the brother or sister.

by Amanda Moore

Autism And Excess Fluid In The Brain Linked

Will Your Baby Have Autism? Excess Brain Fluid Might Predict Probability At 6 Months, Study Says

Experts have not yet determined the biological markers for autism but this new research shows promise.

by Amanda Moore

Organ Transplant For People With Autism

Organ Transplant Discrimination Against People With Autism: The Fight Continues As Bias Still Exist

Did you know that some transplant programs in the United States immediately reject organ recipients who have mental disorders?

by Amanda Moore

Images of Einstein's brain revealed

Autism And Evolution: Study Finds Links Between Autism, Evolutionary Gene Selection To Make Humans Smarter

Certain human genes that are supposed to help with brain power exist in higher numbers among people with autism.

by Amanda Moore

What is Autism? Do you know the signs?

Herpes, Autism Link: Moms With Sexually Transmitted Virus Can Double Baby's Autism Risk, Says Study

It should be noted that there is no cure for herpes. Once a person has the disease, the infection can erupt at any time, including during pregnancy.

by Amanda Moore

A dream workshop with the New York City Ballet.

There's A Special Needs Kids Dance Team And They're Preparing For A Dance Competition!

Not even autism or cerebral palsy can stop these kids from doing things beyond their limitations.

by Amanda Moore

Early Autism Diagnosis

Early Autism Diagnosis: Brain Scans Reveal Which Babies At High-Risk For Autism Development

Experts are big believers of early intervention and prevention and this study proves just how important it could be in babies with a history of the disorder in the family.

by Amanda Moore

Brain scans

Predicting Signs Of Autism As Early As 1-Year-Old? Imaging Study, Brain Scans Could Help

The latest study headed by Robert T. Schultz was published in the Nature journal.

by Claire Parker

President Donald Trump On Autism

Donald Trump Finds 'Tremendous Increase' In Autism Cases Horrible, Critics Lash At President For Believing Misconception [WATCH]

Trump spoke about his worries regarding autism in a panel among special education experts.

by Amanda Moore

Els For Autism Golf Clinic Increases Interest On Autism

Parenting Struggle: How To Raise A Child With Autism When His Siblings Are Non-ASD

The parenting challenge of raising more than one child, and one of them is under the autism spectrum.

by alexa ancheta

Free Backpacks Are Distributed To Needy Students Ahead Of New School Year

Young Girls Demonstrating Severe Temper Tantrums More Likely To Be Diagnosed With Autism

With rising autism diagnosis in girls, experts provide more answers on how to spot the cues.

by Amanda Moore

The Real Brain Exhibit @Bristol Science Centre

Autism Higher In Boys Or Girls With 'Male-Like' Brains, Scientists Reveal New Clues On Brain Anatomy

Boys are generally believed to have greater chances of developing autism, but experts found out even girls are at risk if they have a male brain structure.

by Amanda Moore

ICE Deports Undocumented Immigrants Via ICE Air

Tennessee Girl With Autism Found Locked Up In Wooden Cage, Couple Charged In Crime

Police have charged and locked up Mickey Sparks and Patricia Laws for child abuse.

by Claire Parker

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