Autism

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Nation Of Islam Leader Voices Opposition To Mandatory Vaccine Bill

A leader of the Nation of Islam is voicing his opposition to Senate Bill No. 177, which would require public school students to be immunized regardless of their parents’ personal beliefs.

06/23/2015

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12-Year-Old Boy With Autism Missing Since Sunday Found Safe

Police asked for the public’s help Monday to find a 12-year-old boy with autism who has been missing since Sunday.

06/22/2015

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Happiness, Smiles Abound At Annual ‘Stephanie’s Day’ Event In Studio City

Stephanie’s Day, a unique resource fair for families with children impacted by autism and other special needs, was hosted by CBS2/KCAL9 for a fifth consecutive year.

06/20/2015

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Jeans Specific For Special Needs Kids To Showcase At Stephanie’s Day Event

As the annual Stephanie’s Day approaches in just a few days, one attending company is helping special needs kids of all ages fit in through jeans.

06/17/2015

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Early Intervention Key For Children At Risk For Developmental Disabilities

A program called Special Beginnings is tackling the challenge of early intervention for children with autism and other special needs.

06/16/2015

An 8-year-old Needles boy was found dead Saturday after he was reported missing. (credit: San Bernardino Sheriff's Dept.)

Missing Needles Boy, 8, Found Dead After Apparently Being Hit By Train

Deputies — along with with a search and rescue team, a Marine enforcement unit and Sheriff’s helicopter — immediately began searching the vicinity.

06/06/2015

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‘Pink Pump Affair’ Raises Money For Kids With Special Needs

The fundraising event will kick off Sunday at the Montage Beverly Hills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2015

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‘Temple Grandin & Friends’ Event Raises Awareness For Adults With Autism

“We call Temple Grandin the rock star of autism,” Autism Movement Therapy founder Joanne Lara explained of the event’s namesake. “Temple is 67 years old and she’s an individual on the autism spectrum. She has a Ph.D. She’s written 10 books.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2015

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‘Light Up The Blues’ Concert Benefits Autism Speaks

It’s almost time for “Light Up the Blues,” a concert held Saturday night that benefits Autism Speaks.

04/24/2015

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Missing Boy, 6, With Autism Found Safe, Sound In Fontana

CBS2’s Tom Wait was there for the happy reunion between Patino and his family.

04/23/2015

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Man With Severe Autism Reported Missing In South LA

He was spotted last around 2:10 p.m. Monday in the 14000 block of South San Pedro Street, in the unincorporated area of Willowbrook, the LAPD reports.

04/16/2015

Missing Mar Vista Girl With Autism May Be With Man

A 15-year-old girl with autism who has been missing for more than a week may be in the company of a man, police said Friday.

04/03/2015

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Self-Identification Program Offered To Help Families With Autism At LAX

A self-identification program was offered at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Wednesday to help families with autism.

04/01/2015

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Documentary Targeting Preservative In Some Vaccines Premieres In Hollywood

A documentary aimed at removing a preservative compound used in some vaccines administered in the United States premiered Wednesday in Hollywood before it goes on a nationwide tour.

02/04/2015

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Healing Microbes May Offer Some Relief For Children Diagnosed With Autism

Autism is a neurological disorder, that comes along with speech and behavior problems.

01/30/2015

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