Content Tagged 'autism'

Sentencing scheduled for mom of autistic girl
Sentencing is scheduled for next month for a northern Michigan woman accused of trying to kill her autistic 14-year-old daughter after describing in an online blog the family's struggles to raise her.
'Light It Up Blue' Comes to Lexington
Memorial Hall and Texas Roadhouse on Richmond Rd. lit their buildings blue on Tuesday to raise awareness about autism. Video Video
Expert: No Link Between Asperger's And Violence
The Newtown, CT shooter reportedly had Asperger's Disorder, but an expert says that did not make him more prone to violence Video Video
Early Diagnosis Key For Kids With Autism
Autistic children often show signs of the disorder before age three, but a new report from the National Institutes of Mental Health finds less than 40 percent of autistic children are being diagnosed before age four, and the average age of diagnosis is five. Video Video
UK to Participate in 'Light It Up Blue' for Autism Awareness
Light It Up Blue is an international event that UK is joining forces with to kick off Autism Awareness Month
New Research Raises Autism Awareness
April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day. Video Video
Mom Says Son Put In Bag At School
A Mercer County woman says she will home school her autistic son, because he was put in a bag as a punishment. Video Video
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