- Kansas to mandate some health coverage on autism Updated: Apr-16-14 4:14 pm
- Missing autistic teen in NW Ohio found safe Updated: Apr-15-14 9:40 pm
- Auburn's Barber diagnosed recently with dyslexia Updated: Apr-15-14 3:14 pm
- Proposal calls for new strategies on autism Updated: Apr-14-14 4:32 pm
- Quinn promotes autism awareness at Brookfield Zoo Updated: Apr-13-14 5:04 am
- Early literacy bill defines dyslexia for 1st time Updated: Apr-12-14 10:19 am
- Nebraska bill to require autism coverage advances Updated: Apr-09-14 1:42 pm
- Iowa judge releases bar shooting suspect Updated: Apr-08-14 3:27 pm
- Chili's nixes autism event after backlash Updated: Apr-07-14 4:19 pm
- Indiana families seek autism support Updated: Apr-04-14 12:47 pm
- 'Parenthood' star Burkholder sheds light on autism Updated: Apr-03-14 1:13 pm
- Kansas Senate approves insurance for autism Updated: Apr-03-14 11:19 am
- Ga. senators to continue push for autism coverage Updated: Apr-02-14 5:41 pm
- Vegas welcome sign going blue for autism awareness Updated: Apr-02-14 5:37 pm
- Ted Lindsay donates $1 million for autism program Updated: Apr-02-14 12:01 pm
- New effort to promote autism awareness launched Updated: Apr-02-14 3:37 am
- Miami building to light blue for autism awareness Updated: Apr-02-14 3:07 am
- Nets' Williams hosting families affected by autism Updated: Apr-01-14 4:27 pm
- Crazy Horse to commemorate autism awareness day Updated: Apr-01-14 5:28 am
- Real jobs sought for Alabamians with disabilities Updated: Mar-31-14 1:22 pm
- Va. teacher brings experience to play 'Nerdicus' Updated: Mar-30-14 10:28 am
- Study finds cases of autism increasing in Ark. Updated: Mar-28-14 7:56 am
- Probe: Errors let autistic boy slip from NY school Updated: Mar-27-14 8:25 pm
- Report shows Arkansas' autism rate doubles Updated: Mar-27-14 5:56 pm
- US autism estimate rises to 1 in 68 children Updated: Mar-27-14 5:38 pm
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - Kansas will require health insurance companies to cover services for hundreds of children with autism starting next year under a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Sam Brownback after a six-year fight by lawmakers and parents for at least a limited mandate.
TIFFIN, Ohio - The mother of a northwest Ohio autistic teen who had been missing since Sunday says her son has been found safe.
AUBURN, Alabama - Peyton Barber was sitting in class a few months ago when a familiar problem surfaced.
BOSTON - A bill that would establish a state autism commission and proposes other strategies for addressing the needs of the growing number of children diagnosed with the disorder is expected to come up for a vote in the Massachusetts House of Representatives this week.
DES MOINES, Iowa - For the first time, dyslexia has been officially defined in Iowa law in an attempt to improve literacy among young students across the state.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A measure requiring insurance companies to offer coverage for autism therapy moved forward Wednesday in the Nebraska Legislature.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - An intellectually disabled man accused of accidentally shooting a foreign exchange student in Sioux City was released from jail after an Iowa judge ruled that state law doesn't allow that he be committed.
NEW YORK - Chili's has canceled a fundraiser for a group that states on its website that autism can be triggered by vaccinations, a position widely discredited by the medical community.
KOKOMO, Indiana - Being diagnosed with autism was an eye-opening experience for Corey Anderson, and he has continued to learn more about his unique perspective on the world in the past two years.
NEW YORK - Max Burkholder strives to be a normal teen while working on the NBC drama "Parenthood."
TOPEKA, Kansas - A bill that would require insurance coverage for some children under the age of 12 with autism represents progress but still contains flaws, advocates for the children said after the measure was approved by the Kansas Senate and sent to Gov. Sam Brownback.
ATLANTA - A group of state senators are marking World Autism Awareness Day by reiterating their commitment to passing legislation requiring insurers to cover autism treatment.
LAS VEGAS - The bulbs on the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign are going blue to shine a spotlight on autism.
ROYAL OAK, Michigan - The foundation of hockey Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay is donating $1 million to a center in Michigan to help children with autism and their families, officials announced Wednesday.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A hospital executive is showcasing a new effort to promote awareness of autism.
MIAMI - Several of Miami's landmarks and building will light up blue as part of a global initiative to raise awareness for autism.
NEW YORK - D.J. Williams' biggest issue with NBA games is he'd rather be playing with dad than watching him.
CUSTER, South Dakota - The Crazy Horse Memorial will light up in blue this week to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - It was the early 1990's. Jeff Ridgeway, who was born with a mix of disabilities, had started going to a day program at a Mobile Goodwill. They timed how fast he could pack napkins into boxes. They told him he was unemployable in the outside world. It made his blood boil.
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - When Bernie DeLeo's drama students at West Springfield High School won a state title last spring with a one-act play about autism, DeLeo was honored and thrilled for his students. But it left him with a nagging feeling.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A study by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences estimates that the number of children with autism in Arkansas has more than doubled since the last study in 2002.
NEW YORK - A tragic confluence of errors including a school safety agent being distracted by a hug and a principal refusing to order a lockdown led to an autistic boy's disappearance from his school and his death, an investigator said Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A new study shows that one in 65 Arkansas children has been diagnosed with autism, more than doubling the rate from 2002.
NEW YORK - The government's estimate of autism has moved up again to 1 in 68 U.S. children, a 30 percent increase in two years.