| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Almost half of children with autism in a new study had run away at least once - and many of them were missing long enough to cause concern.
Researchers found that kids most often wandered off from their home, school or a...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:21 PM
David Byrne's lyrics, especially in his early days with Talking Heads, put even the most mundane human behavior underneath a magnifying glass to reveal all its wonder and strangeness.
He was the "anthropologist from Mars," instantly staking out a place...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:19 PM
All summer long, Printers Row invited kids ages 5-16 to send in book reviews. For the past five weeks, we've published most of the critiques we received, but we couldn't print them all. To see additional reviews, visit chicagotribune.com/printersrow....
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:56 AM
WINNETKA (KTLA) -- Police found a 13-year-old African-American girl who had gone missing in Winnetka.
Valae Zonora Young was found around 6:30 a.m. at the Vallarta Supermarket off Sherman Way by a police unit patrolling the area, the LAPD said.
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:07 AM
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Finding Kansas: Living and Decoding Asperger's Syndrome
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| 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...