Autism

Fans are pleased with the reboot's consistency addressing the important issues of our times. Read more and see fan reactions inside. 

Autism Acceptance Month is recognized in the month of April and it aims to celebrate and promote acceptance for the condition that occurs in one in every 54 children as of 2020 in the US. Many celebrities have opened up about their children, who fall within the spectrum. We created a gallery to celebrate them inside.

Singer Sia receives backlash from Autistic community after the release of the trailer for her film Music, about a girl with the condition.

Chase Coleman was just like any other freshmen athlete in high school — he loved to stay active. The 15-year-old student finally found his sport after realizing the he excelled at track and field. Nothing could hold Coleman back from success, but his nonverbal autism meant that he had a little more of a disadvantage than […]

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A man who's been arrested 29 times for transit-related crimes found himself behind bars again for stealing a Greyhound bus in NYC.

In an effort to destigmatize autism, a neurodevelopment disorder that affects 1 in 68 children, "Sesame Street" executives have introduced Julia the Muppet.

D.L. Hughley has been pretty low-key for the past couple of years, but he resurfaces on a recent episode of Where Are They Now on OWN. The controversial comedian opened up about his infidelity and how wife LaDonna Hughley got them through it, the loss of longtime pal Bernie Mac, and he shed tears when he […]

A Jackson, Miss. couple is outraged after they say police pointed a gun at their 6-year-old autistic son while serving a warrant at a family member’s home. The parents, Paul and Angela Thompson Roby, said they were visiting Angela’s mother when police arrived in an unmarked car looking for her brother, Carneigio Gray. According to The Clarion-Ledger, the […]

This Christmas Eve one family experienced tragedy, as their 4-year-old autistic child went missing during the holiday, and has now been found dead. According to Gawker, Jayden Morrison – who was originally from New York – went missing from a relative’s home in South Carolina. He was found after he drowned in a Little River pond. […]

We know that Justin Timberlake is willing to go above and beyond for his fans, and he recently did so once again during on of his 20/20 Experience tour stops. During a break in his set, the “Take Back The Night” singer acknowledged an autistic boy in the crowd, who told JT that it was his 8th […]