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Autism

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CDC Reports 30 Percent Increase In Autism Diagnoses

New figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now show one in 68 children in the U.S. have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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Sheriff: Missing Boy, 4, With Autism Drowns In Santa Clarita Pool

Travis Stratton was found in a nearby neighbor’s pool and not far from where a command center had been set up to begin a search.

03/21/2014

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Family Of Boy With Autism Alleges He Was Abused, Files Lawsuit Against School District

A family of a student with autism Wednesday has filed a lawsuit against the Orange Unified School District alleging the boy was abused during the 2012-2013 school year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2014

Brandon Jordan, 20, was last seen on Jan. 29, 2014 in the 3000 block of Dublin Avenue in Los Angeles. (credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

LAPD Seeks Public’s Help In Locating Missing Man With Autism

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing man with autism.

01/31/2014

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‘My Thiero Boys’ Documentary Raises Autism Awareness

A Southern California mother set to expose the challenges in raising two sons diagnosed with autism in a new documentary series.

12/28/2013

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Missing Wildomar Teen With Autism, Schizophrenia Found Safe

A missing Riverside County teenager with special needs was found safe Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2013

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Search Continues For Missing Riverside County Teen With Autism, Schizophrenia

The search continued Thursday for a teenager with special needs who disappeared from his high school in Riverside County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

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Disney Parks Change Policy That Allowed Disabled Guests To Bypass Long Lines

Disney rolled out new guidelines Wednesday in an attempt to prevent what it describes as “growing abuse” of an earlier system that allowed disabled visitors and their families to bypass long lines at the park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

Alberto Ramirez (credit: LAPD)

Missing 19-Year-Old Man With Autism Found Safe

A missing 19-year-old man with autism was found safe, the Los Angeles Police Department said Monday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2013

Alberto Ramirez (credit: LAPD)

19-Year-Old Man With Autism Missing In Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Police Department is asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing 19-year-old man.

09/29/2013

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LAPD Seeks Public’s Help In Locating Missing 20-Year-Old Man With Autism

The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing man with autism.

09/18/2013

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Calif. Appeals Court Rules Public Insurance Must Cover Autism Treatment

A type of treatment for children with autism must be covered by public insurance companies, a California appeals court ruled.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2013

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Officers Trained In Glendale To Better Communicate With People With Autism

A training exercise was held in Glendale Monday to help officers better communicate with people with autism.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2013

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Mother Claims Target Employees Initially Refused To Page Missing Son With Autism Over Intercom

A mother whose developmentally disabled son went missing in a Target store claims employees initially refused to page her son over the store’s loudspeaker because of a policy prohibiting announcements.

CBS Los Angeles–08/26/2013

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Appellate Court Considers Whether Insurance Companies Should Cover Disputed Autism Treatment

A treatment for children with autism and whether insurance companies are obligated to cover it was considered by a state appellate court Wednesday.

08/14/2013

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