| 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
To purchase a copy of the book:
Finding Kansas: Living and Decoding Asperger's Syndrome
Walther Lutheran High School
900 Chicago Avenue
| 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 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 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
John Elder Robison taught himself electronics while growing up and was so skilled that despite dropping out of high school in ninth grade, he designed pyrotechnic guitars for the rock group Kiss and sound effects for electronic games.
Yet to hear him...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 8:10 PM
Dr. Kristen Majocha believes in turning obstacles into opportunities. While that may seem trite, the truth is that while most people may recognize the value of that statement — they rarely internalize the message.
For Majocha — an assistant...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 6:05 AM
John Elder Robison always knew he was different. But it wasn't until he was 40 that a diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome— on the autism spectrum — allowed him to understand his condition. "It's how you are," says the burly 54-year-old. "The...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:06 PM
There's a hidden jewel in Owings Mills and one that exists because of a greater good. Ruth's Closet, a resale boutique, offers women's clothing, shoes, and accessories. Every day brings a new treasure, and at bargain prices.
Tired of your Jimmy Choo...
| Apr 6, 2012
Meet the author
John Elder Robison, author of two books about his life with Asperger syndrome, will speak at 7:30 p.m. May 1 at Centennial High School, 4300 Centennial Lane. A book-signing precedes his talk at 6:30 p.m. The event is free, but...