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.
Police asked for the public’s help Monday to find a 12-year-old boy with autism who has been missing since Sunday.
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.
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.
A program called Special Beginnings is tackling the challenge of early intervention for children with autism and other special needs.
Deputies — along with with a search and rescue team, a Marine enforcement unit and Sheriff’s helicopter — immediately began searching the vicinity.
The fundraising event will kick off Sunday at the Montage Beverly Hills.
“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.”
It’s almost time for “Light Up the Blues,” a concert held Saturday night that benefits Autism Speaks.
CBS2’s Tom Wait was there for the happy reunion between Patino and his family.
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.
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.
A self-identification program was offered at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Wednesday to help families with autism.
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.
Autism is a neurological disorder, that comes along with speech and behavior problems.