Ten days ago, Joey Peterson wandered out of his parents' rural Wyoming house wearing a sweatshirt and pajama pants.
Three ex-employees of a shuttered Northern California alternative school each face an involuntary manslaughter charge after a 2018 incident in which an autistic student died after being restrained, a prosecutor says.
A New York mother arranged an unforgettable gift to her autistic son, a die-hard
If you're looking for sunny days where the air is sweet, this may be just the place for you.
Tucked away in the quiet English countryside on more than 47 acres, GW Pharmaceuticals is doing something no other drug company can do: produce the only cannabis-based medication ever approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
A Maine woman has a message for United Healthcare after it sent her over 500 letters: Make it stop! Please!
The way Pete Buttigieg tells it, he first realized
A Florida man with Down syndrome died in a hot van while his caretaker took a nap, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says.
When a group of special-needs adults in Louisville, Kentucky, made a video of themselves lip-syncing to a Backstreet Boys song, they expected friends and family would love it. But the response they got was larger than life.
Sen. Kamala Harris apologized Saturday following criticism that the California Democrat and presidential candidate laughed and responded, "Well said," to a lengthy question from a voter who
People should stop using the "Miracle" or "Master" mineral solution products sold online as cures for autism, cancer, HIV, hepatitis, flu, acne and a host of other illnesses and diseases, the US Food and Drug Administration warned Monday.
A 15-year-old girl with a learning disability has gone missing while on holiday in Malaysia, in what police are treating as a possible abduction.
Visiting the state fair is a treat for most families and children, but the lights and noises can be overwhelming.
Achieving the highest honor of Boy Scouting is no easy feat: One must spend years earning 21 merit badges involving topics such as first aid, communication and environmental science.
Police in London have launched an autism card program aimed at improving interactions between officers and people with autism.
More than 3.4 million people in the United States are diagnosed with epilepsy, but researchers struggle to fully understand the spectrum of neurological disorders and its causes.
When her 7-year-old son had to fly solo to visit his dad, Alexa Bjornson was a little worried.
As a self-proclaimed "princess," Shantell "Shannie" Pooser is comfortable in the spotlight.
Side effects of prescription drugs are of particular concern during pregnancy.
There's no question: The ongoing measles outbreak in New York is in a league of its own.
While Spider-Man was off-duty, a real-life superhero swung into action to comfort Lenore Koppelman's son.
Held every June to honor the legacy of the LGBTQ movement and the event that started it all, the 1969 Stonewall riots, Pride is a season to celebrate resilience, resistance and the vast spectrum of sexual and gender diversity.
A teacher has been charged with assault after a video showed her dragging a 9-year-old boy with autism through the halls of a Kentucky school.