A Massachusetts father was shocked when he received an anonymous letter criticizing his yard, which is filled with a collection of toys belonging to his son, who has autism.
“I felt very bad because I don’t think this should be given, not only to my son, not to any kid, because every kid struggles in school,” said Desiree Perez.
When his daughter couldn't find a date to prom, dad Thomas Perl realized the best man to do the honors was himself. "I have my own tuxedo, why don’t I escort her to the prom?"
Those with autism spectrum disorder commonly “wander or bolt from safe settings,” according to the National Autism Association. The mom says the punishment is "outrageous."
A 4-year-old boy with autism is opening up with the help of Lil Nas X's song "Old Town Road."
Lenore Koppelman posted a heartwarming story about her family’s trip to Universal Orlando Resort during which employees made sure her son with autism enjoyed his day.
“I am so happy to be sharing my story and my true hope is to help other's not only with autism but with all disabilities to realize their dreams," she told Yahoo Lifestyle.
A school in Gary, Ind., has issued a public apology after one of its teachers presented a trophy for ‘most annoying male’ to an 11-year-old boy with autism.
Jacob Tayler was at his job at the shoe store in March when he helped an autistic customer try on shoes.
After enrolling at Trevecca Nazarene University in August 2007, Brian Schnelle completed his Bachelor's degree this May.
A mother says that her 15-year-old son with "severe" autism experienced a "meltdown," which allegedly resulted in airport staff calling police officers and denying him boarding.
The parents want to keep track of their son, who is non-verbal, following an incident of abuse at the hands of his teacher last year.
A California woman is speaking out about the pushback that she received from her homeowners' association after changing her exterior home lighting to blue in support of World Autism Awareness Month.
Michael Martinez, 8, was one of 50 children with autism that participated in an American Airlines mock flight.
The boy's mom said that their kindness and inclusion boosted the 5-year-old's confidence.
"My teddy bear fell down again. Don’t worry I’ll rescue you again. Goodbye again. See you again," 12-year-old Ryan can be heard saying frantically on the 911 call before abruptly hanging up.
The new prom king, Edgar, was happily surprised when presented with the crown after another student "stepped down from the honor" and asked that Edgar be crowned instead.
Cooper was disappointed when only one of his classmates showed up to his 6th birthday party. And then the fire department arrived on the scene.
The school is raising funds for a going away party to mark its closure following the death of 13-year-old Max Benson, a student with severe autism who some allege was improperly restrained.
A Florida teacher and two aides face charges of aggravated child abuse, after they allegedly locked three autistic students into a pitch-black bathroom and blew a whistle into the ear of one of them.
The teenager fell off the Ferris wheel inside Scheel's sporting goods store in Sandy, Utah, on Tuesday. He was conscious and breathing while taken to the hospital.
The principal of Springbrook Elementary School in Kent, Washington is under investigation for locking an autistic boy outside in cold temperature, alleging she felt unsafe around him.