| May 15, 2012
| 11:21 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young adults with autism are less likely to go to college or hold down a job than their peers with other types of disabilities, a new U.S. study finds.
Researchers found that more than one-third of young adults with an...
| May 26, 2012
| 7:05 PM
In the shadow of the 30,000-acre Walt Disney World Resort, the Hampton family lives in a 300-square-foot motel room packed with possessions left over from a better life.
It has been home for nine months now.
On a rainy weekday afternoon, father...
| May 28, 2012
| 4:53 PM
A Baltimore County woman had about $340,000 in student loan debt discharged by a federal bankruptcy judge this month because Asperger's syndrome prevents her from holding a job.
Carol Todd of Nottingham pursued college degrees "as a stepping stone toward...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The husband of a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier has been charged with killing his stepbrother in Wisconsin and burying his body.
Police arrested Jeffrey Vogelsberg, 28, at JBLM's main gate Monday, the Tacoma News-Tribune said.
At a news conference...
| Sep 13, 2012
With five children, including a son with autism, finding a family outing everyone will enjoy can be a challenge for Vivian Gibbas and her family.
But the Aurora mom says she has found bouncing on wall-to-wall trampolines at facilities like Sky High...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:24 PM
15-year-old Dakota Ryman was killed Monday just moments after getting off his school bus.
His step-father, John Taylor, says he looked outside his home in the 900 block of Pine Road and noticed there was an accident. He says he assumed his kids were...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 8:21 AM
EL MONTE (KTLA) - A missing 16-year-old El Monte boy with Asperger's Syndrome has been found.
El Monte police say David Morrow turned up at his father's house around 11 p.m. Friday.
The teen went missing about 8 p.m. Thursday from his mother's home in...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:05 AM
OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie
July 14 & 15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
"Live the risk of being" is a mantra given to Bud Clayman, a sufferer from both Asperger...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:17 PM
A panel of psychiatric experts is reassessing the definition of Autism.
Proposed changes would narrow the criteria for Autism and related disorders, such as Asperger's Syndrome.
If the definition is changed, it could dramatically reduce the number of...
| Jan 25, 2012
David Finch was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a mild autism spectrum disorder, in 2008, at age 30. At that time, he said, his three-year marriage was in a downward spiral because of his odd habits and rigid adherence to routines.
| Jan 25, 2012
| 1:21 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Teaching children with autism to "talk things through" in their heads may help them solve tricky day-to-day tasks and could increase the chances of them living independent lives when they grow up, British scientists said Wednesday....