Strangers help boy with autism on plane, bringing tears of joy to mom's eyes

When a 4-year-old boy with autism had a meltdown on a flight, several strangers stepped…

Snow White comforts boy with autism who had "meltdown" in Disney World

A mom from New Jersey shared a story about her son, Brody, who has nonverbal…

Boy, 8, consoles fellow student on first day of school

When Christian Moore saw Connor Crites, who has autism, crying, he took the second-grader’s hand…

High school football team surprises child with ‘best birthday ever’

Christian Larsen, 9, who has autism, handed out party invitations to his entire class of…

Kelly Preston Ties Son's Autism to Chemicals

Actress discusses what she believes were contributing factors to Jett Travolta’s autism. source

Church Uses Bleach as 'Miracle Cure' | Archbishop Confronted

Genesis Church II claims to provide a miracle cure for all types of ailments including…

Inside the Extraordinary Mind of a Pinball World Champion | Short Film Showcase

Robert Emilio Gagno is a pinball prodigy. In 2016, the 27-year-old from Canada became the…

The 'Big Apple Circus' Is Back In Town

Pat Gallen has more on the acts you can see now until June 16 in…

4th-grader opens up to classmates about autism in viral video

A California teacher captured video of one of her fourth-graders opening up to his classmates…

New Details Emerge about Unarmed Man Shot By Florida Cops

Charles Kinsey, a group home employee in North Miami, was shot by police while lying…

Kambel Smith To Be Honored By Philadelphia City Council, Philadelphia Eagles

A talented young artist from Germantown will be honored at City Hall on Thursday for…

Autism Numbers Up In United States

Autism Awareness Month kicks off Monday. source

Autism awareness: Expert explains why the condition is so complex

Dr. Theresa Hamlin, the associate executive director of The Center for Discovery, joins CBSN on…

"Gentle giant" with autism outgrows swing set, gets custom one from kind handyman

A 23-year-old with nonverbal autism was distraught when he outgrew his beloved swing set. Since…

New study confirms there is no link between MMR vaccine and autism

A study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine is one of the largest…

Study finds no evidence of link between measles vaccine and autism

A new study finds no evidence of an increased risk of autism among children who…

Day care workers charged after Snapchat shows taunting, abuse of autistic child

One Florida day care worker has been charged with child neglect, and another with child…

Woman with autism becomes first “openly-autistic” lawyer in Florida, her employer says

This woman with autism was once non-verbal – now she’s a practicing lawyer, who spoke…

15-year-old boy with autism wins lifetime supply of favorite peanut butter, shares it with others

This 15-year-old boy with autism won a lifetime supply of his favorite peanut butter and…

Chick-fil-A opens on a Sunday for boy with special needs

An Alabama boy with autism and cerebral palsy dreamed of working at Chick-fil-A. So, they…

5-year-old girl with autism mistakes bride for Cinderella, has magical moment with kind stranger

A 5-year-old girl with autism thought a bride taking wedding photos in New York was…

Thousands Lace Up Their Sneakers At Annual Autism Speaks Walk At Citizens Bank Park

Stephanie Stahl was one of the emcees at the event. source