Stories about autism

Actress Jenny McCarthy arrives at the 40th American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2012. McCarthy was named a new co-host on ABC's "The View."

Anti-vaccine crusader Jenny McCarthy as ‘View’ co-host: Opinionated or dangerous?

By Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times (MCT) on July 16, 2013, at 4:20 p.m.

Traffic pollution in baby’s first year may be linked to autism

By Elizabeth Lopatto, Bloomberg News on Nov. 27, 2012, at 9:11 a.m.
Family photos of Ranit Mishori and her younger brother, who has autism. A child’'s disability can alter the life of his siblings in many ways.

Autism’s effects, good and bad, on siblings

By Ranit Mishori, Special to The Washington Post on Sept. 05, 2012, at 9:05 a.m.

Dad’s age linked to autism and schizophrenia in kids

By Elizabeth Lopatto, Bloomberg News on Aug. 23, 2012, at 9:17 a.m.

Slate: Do child prodigies owe their talents to autism?

By Katy Waldman, Slate on July 12, 2012, at 9:01 a.m.

WWII vets’ chemical exposure spurs obesity, autism in their grandkids, researcher says

By Ryan Flinn, Bloomberg News on May 22, 2012, at 1:34 p.m.

Obese women more likely to give birth to autistic children, study finds

By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer on April 09, 2012, at 8:51 a.m.
Cristina Astacio, 2, recently diagnosed with a mild form of autism, reacts as reads with her dad Christopher Astacio on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 in New York.  Autism cases are on the rise again, largely due to wider screening and better diagnosis, federal health officials said Thursday, March 2012.

Autism rates jump 1 in 88 as screening and diagnosis improve

By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer on March 29, 2012, at 12:19 p.m.

Babies’ gaze may reveal early signs of autism

By Shari Roan, Los Angeles Times on Jan. 27, 2012, at 9:10 a.m.
Studies show the earlier therapy begins, the more likely the child can overcome the deficits linked to the brain disorder.

Houlton police department helping to educate officers, community about autism

By Jen Lynds on Oct. 21, 2011, at 7:55 p.m.
Aspiritech co-founder Moshe Weitzberg, standing left, works with employees, from left, Katie Levin, Rick Alexander and Jamie Specht, at the nonprofit enterprise that specializes in finding software bugs as they test a new program in Highland Park, Ill. Marc Lazar, Aspertech's autism specialist works in the background.

Company hires adults with autism to test software

By Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press on Sept. 21, 2011, at 5:33 a.m.
Children and families

MacNeil returns to PBS to tell story of autism

By Jay Lindsay, The Associated Press on April 21, 2011, at 3:11 p.m.

April is Autism Awareness Month

on April 04, 2011, at 12:10 p.m.

Voices of Change to hold potluck supper for Autism Awareness

By Joni Averill on March 01, 2011, at 5:48 p.m.

Journal: Study linking vaccine to autism was fraud

The Associated Press on Jan. 05, 2011, at 9:04 p.m.