12:13 PM EDT 11/18/2015
Inspired by Twin Brother with Autism, 14-Year-Old Boy Scout Builds 'Sensory Room' at North Carolina Middle School
Originally posted 11/17/2015 03:00PM
Fourteen-year-old twin brothers Blake Deaton and Shane were born at just 24 weeks. They weighed 1.4 and 1.9 pounds, respectively, and were given a 50 percent survival rate.
Originally posted 11/17/2015 11:10AM
Genny Barbour, a New Jersey teen with epilepsy and autism, will return to school full time after winning the fight to have the medical marijuana oil she needs administered to her at school, her mother tells PEOPLE.
Originally posted 11/06/2015 01:05PM
A British barber went the extra mile to give his client, a 3-year-old boy with autism, a proper haircut.
How To Dance in Ohio: Inside the Documentary That Follows Three Girls with Autism as They Prepare for Prom
Originally posted 10/26/2015 11:15AM
While formal dances can be a source of anxiety for many teens – questions abound from what to wear to whom to bring – they can be particularly daunting for individuals on the autism spectrum.
Originally posted 10/21/2015 09:25AM
Fuzzy favorites Grover, Abby and Elmo are joined by their newest muppet pal, Julia, a character with autism, in Sesame Street Workshop's new nationwide initiative.
Meet the First Couple to Have an All-Autism Wedding: 'Autistic Children Can Grow Up and Have a Happy Life,' Says the Bride
Originally posted 09/15/2015 12:50PM
Anita Lesko and Abraham Nieslon call their love story an "epic romance."
Originally posted 08/14/2015 04:00PM
A supermodel is defending her sister with autism and cerebral palsy after she was allegedly kicked out of a café in Russia and told she was scaring the customers.
Originally posted 06/01/2015 10:20AM
Aly Bonville's life at home and in school has always been deeply intertwined with her twin brother, Anders, a non-verbal autistic teen with the cognitive abilities of a 2-year-old.
Originally posted 05/28/2015 08:20PM
Gigi Jordan, a former pharmaceutical executive and New York socialite, was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison after being convicted in the poisoning death of her autistic 8-year-old son.
Originally posted 05/13/2015 10:00AM
Single mom Yadira Galván couldn't find the help her three children with disabilities needed – so she started a program to assist other families like hers in Kennewick, Washington.
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