| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:21 AM
The recent report issued by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III may not be the definitive account of the Newtown shootings of nearly one year ago, but the 48-page document is worth reading. Perhaps not so much for what it finds as it what...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:35 PM
NEW YORK — The gunman who massacred 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., was obsessed with mass murders and so mentally twisted that his mother planned to move him out of state so he could attend a special school, yet she had...
| Oct 13, 2013
Early on in “The Rosie Project,” 19 children punch the air shouting “Aspies rule!” It's a first clue that Graeme Simsion's sweetly disarming debut novel will change the way you think about Asperger's syndrome.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
My dating life for the past few years has been hit-or-miss. Not only in trying to find that special partner, but also trying to conquer some life obstacles. A big reason is that I have Asperger's syndrome. Even though I've been more outgoing than ever...
| Sep 22, 2013
The breathtaking, disturbing, monumental artwork and writings of Henry Darger (1892-1973), a previously unknown and reclusive Chicago hospital janitor, were found shortly after he moved out of his apartment and into a nursing home. The works detail a...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 11:00 AM
LONDON — Traveling to London this summer or just curious about the current state of theatrical affairs? Here's my score card of the scene after a week spent scurrying in and around the West End.
"Strange Interlude" at the National Theatre
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:55 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, suggests new research based on close to 700,000 babies born in Denmark.
| Apr 28, 2013
Data entry is repetitive and hard to do well — that is, quickly and accurately. Shane Foley is great at it.
The 21-year-old Ellicott City man works on two computer screens, eyeing images of handwritten sheets on one and clicking the information...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:06 AM
WASHINGTON -- The gunman in the Newtown massacre fired 154 bullets from his Bushmaster military-style rifle in less than five minutes, killing 20 first-graders and six adults. He brought with him 10 large-capacity magazines, each holding up to 30 rounds,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The father of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza met with the parents of one of the children killed Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, his spokesman said Thursday.
CBS News first reported that Peter Lanza met with Robbie and Alissa Parker, whose 6-year-...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Some call it neurological diversity, others see it as autism's fight back. People diagnosed as "on the spectrum" are suddenly in demand by employers seeking a competitive advantage from autistic workers more used to being considered disabled than special....